MDCC Round 18 Half-Way Wrap 28/2/15
D6’s played Fletcher again this week and winning the toss our skipper chose to bat first. Another great effort with the bat saw our guys bat out their allotted overs finishing 9 for 161. In another great effort Jordan Walker (63) topped the score sheet backed up by Blake Armson (30).
The victory was never in doubt as our bowlers kept the pressure on bowling out Fletcher for 128. Bailey Caban (2-16) was best with ball with 6 other bowlers chipping in with 1.
Playing Waratah-Mayfield this week saw the boys a bit rusty coming back from the bye. On a wet weekend our batters went out first after winning the toss and crafted their way to 10 for 125 with the last wicket falling on the 2nd last ball of their innings.
A rampant Waratah-Mayfield made short work of the run chase ending 1/134 after 18.3 overs.
B5’s came up against Gunyah Gumboots on this damp weekend and the Gumboots played up to their namesake. Losing the toss our boys had to bowl first and managed to bowl out the opposition for 173.
But the damage was too big to rain in this weekend as our guys fell for 53.
Merewether played Warners Bay in a game we needed to win and win big with any chance of being minor premiers.
With a late start and reduced overs because of a very wet wicket Merewether got sent in and got a competitive score of 8 for 120 of the allocated 30 overs with Darren Cousins (44) top scorer.
The way the wicket was playing our bowlers were confident in rolling Warners Bay cheaply and that proved the case with bowling them out for 19 runs. Luke Miller (6-13) was top of the bowlers followed closely by Chad White (4-3) .
Merewether 8-120 Vs Warners Bay 10-19.
Stockton-Raymond Terrace won the toss and quickly sent our boys into bat on a tough afternoon our boys found it had with regular wickets falling we could only manage a first innings total of 95.
Our boys didn’t give up and where able to keep the wickets falling with Stockton finishing the day 5 for 41. Damon Tindall (2-6) & Ian Gray (2-13) best with ball.
Playing at home this week our 3rd grade skipper won the toss and sent in the opposition and the bowlers went to work successfully bowling out Stockton-Raymond Terrace for 94. Eddie Dunne (3-23), Grant Smith (3-31) & Patrick Fitzgerald (2-17).
The guys did a great job making sure they past the total insuring first innings points ending the day 4 for 111. Jake Miller (29*) & Dan Andrews (28*) will pick things up again next weekend.
Another game seeing the losing captain being asked to bat saw our boys take out the willow first. Our 2s did well batting out a difficult 60.4 overs before our last wicket fell with the score on 185. Jono Dunn (75) & Cameron Lawes (43) best on the day.
With 19 overs left in the day Stockton-Raymond Terrace finished 3 for 51.
The luck of the toss saw our skip win and send in Stockton-Raymond Terrace. Our bowlers were doing their bit making runs as rare as hens teeth, and with an incredible bowling effort from Tim O’Neill (7-11) off 10.1 overs Stockton-Raymond Terrace could only manage a total of 41. Mark Cameron (2-10).
An aggressive batting performance saw our guys declare after getting to a total of 6 for 110 in 32 overs. David Celep (46*) being best with bat.
With still 22 overs to be bowled Stockton managed to end the day 4 for 56 with Mark Cameron ending the day (3-24).