Alcohol.ThinkAgain WA Premier Cricket
Round 1 - Saturday 2nd October 2021 - One Day Match
First Grade Review
The 2021/22 Alcohol Think.Again WA Premier Cricket season kicked off with a round of One-Day matches over the weekend, which saw much awaited return of cricket for eager players & keen spectators alike. Follow the full scores on MyCricket or visit the Premier Cricket Match Centre for highlights and video clips of some of the action!
Perth 3/295 (50.0) defeated Gosnells 10/122 (37.1) at Fletcher Park East
Gosnells won the toss and sent Perth into bat first. The decision seemed to favour a strong Perth batting side with Sam Fanning seeing out the innings with 166 runs. Fanning was supported by a good captains knock of 91 from Jonathan Wells to finish off the innings at 295 runs and Gosnells taking only 3 wickets. Perth again proved to be the better side on the day with Liam Guthrie and Josh Nicholas taking 3 wickets each to bowl the Gosnells side all out for 122 runs after 37.1 overs.
Subiaco-Floreat drew Midland-Guildford
Match abandoned without play
Bayswater-Morley drew Wanneroo
Melville 2/116 (24.5) defeated Joondalup 10/115 (40.0) at Iluka Sporting Complex 1
Joondalup batted first with Melville winning the toss and faced a very strong bowling attack from the visiting side. Joondalup finished their innings at all out for 115 with Garrick Morgan top-scoring for the home side with just 31 runs followed by a close 27 runs from keeper and captain Jaron Morgan. The Joondalup side were bowled out in 40 overs with an outstanding performance from Blake Reed taking 5 wickets for his side. Reed continued his first-class effort seeing out Melville's innings to a half-century backed up by Fraser Hay at 43 not out to take Melville to 2/116 after 24.5 overs.
Willetton 4/121 (37.5) defeated South Perth 10/118 (38.4) at Richardson Park 1
Willetton chose to bowl first after winning the toss, forcing South Perth to bat first. There were some superb efforts from either side with both bat and ball. David Cleary played a major part in getting his South Perth side to 102 runs before being run out on 51. Darcy Short took 3 wickets for Willetton to help bowl the home side all out for 118. Keeper-Batsman Cameron Bancroft opened the account for Willetton with 68 runs next to his name after being dismissed shortly before the end of Willetton's innings. Liam Dallimore took all 4 wickets for the South Perth side to close out the match with Willetton coming out on top at 4/121 after 37.5 overs.
Fremantle 6/278 (44.0) defeated Rockingham-Mandurah 6/230 (44.0) at Stevens Reserve West
With Fremantle losing the toss and batting first, Shaun Marsh batting at 3rd was a vital part of the home sides innings with a knock of 136. With the contributions of Ashton Turner (43), Captain Christopher Davenport (40) and Opener Kaiden Cookson (36), Fremantle closed out their innings at 6/278 with the visiting sides Adam France taking half of the 6 wickets. Rockingham-Mandurah opener Teague Wyllie top-scored for his side with 67 and accompanied by his captain Aaron Burrage with 56. The efforts of the away side proved to not be enough to get over the top of a strong Fremantle side.
Claremont-Nedlands 0/228 (45.2) defeated University 6/224 (47.0) at Cresswell Park
The home side, Claremont won the toss and elected to bowl first allowing Liam Haskett to take the wickets of University's 3 opening and top-order batsmen which he gladly did but not before Viv Paver could provide the much needed 77 runs for his side to assist middle-order batsman and top scorer for the away side Coby Edmondstone with a knock of 93. University closed out their innings at 6/224. Home side Claremont-Nedlands opening batsmen came out strong with Captain Nick Hobson scoring 123 not out and keeper Jacob Whiteaker just shy of a century finishing on 98 not out. Claremont closed out the match at 228 with no wickets falling.
Mount Lawley 1/96 (16.3) defeated Scarborough 10/95 (44.3) at Breckler Park 1
Scarborough won the toss and batted first. But, Mount Lawley's bowling attack seemed to be too strong for the visiting side who's top scorers with Jacob Johnston (25 and Kye Stevens (20). Mohamed Ijaz and Joshua Frame both took 3 wickets each in the Mount Lawley bowling effort that limited Scarborough to 95 runs after 44.3 overs. Clint Hinchliffe saw out the innings for Mount Lawley contributing 67 runs to the home teams 96 run total in 16.3 overs with only 1 wicket taken by Scarborough's Liam Stevens.