Round 5 of the Murray Valley Cricket Association Premier Grade has seen Barooga, Nathalia, Strathmerton and Cobram all wining, while Katamatite and Katunga played out a thrilling tie when both teams finished on 213 runs.November 7, 2012 4:09am
Nathalia picked up an extra three bonus points when they bowled Cobram Yarroweyah United out for 92 and then chased them down in the 14th over.
Barooga picked up one extra bonus point for bowling Finley out before the 34th over.
Cobram has had a thrilling four-run win over Waaia at Waaia on Saturday.
Cobram won the toss and decided to bat first.
They were bowled out for 154 in the 44th over thanks to a great bowling spell from Waaia’s Liam Gledhill.
He finished with 6 for 26 from his 9 overs.
Waaia then fell four runs short in the run chase.
Shane Healey caught Damien Atkins off the bowling of Will Power for 58 runs in the 43rd over to give Cobram the win in a tense finish.
Katunga and Katamatite played out a thrilling tie at Katunga on Saturday.
Katunga won the toss and batted first making 7 for 213 off their 45 overs.
Katamatite’s Oliver Ross and Andrew Erickson both picked up two wickets.
Katamatite then finished on 9 for 213 from their 45 overs.
Mark Kennedy top scored with 61 for Katamatite but the hero was Captain Adam Harwood who made 43 not out batting at number 10, his innings included three fours and two sixes.
Nathalia won the toss against CYU at Scott Oval and sent CYU in to bat.
Ash Quinn, Liam Evans and Joel Cahir all took three wickets and bowled CYU out for 92 in the 33rd over.
CYU’s Brett Andrew top scored with 45.
Nathalia then cruised to victory chasing down the 92 runs in the 14th over with the loss of only one wicket.
Matt Sobey made 46 not out for Nathalia, which included nine fours.
Tocumwal travelled to Strathmerton and batted out 45 overs to make 136.
Strathmerton reach their target in the 20th over only losing two wickets.
Next week’s games are as follows:
Berrigan vs Waaia at Berrigan; Nathalia vs Barooga at Nathalia; Katamatite vs CYU at Katamatite; Tocumwal vs Finley at Tocumwal; Cobram vs Strathmerton at Cobram Showgrounds.
Katunga has the bye.
Mulwala has come from behind to knock Deniliquin out in week one of the Murray Netball League finals.
Although still not at their best, Mulwala have finished on top of the Murray League ladder after a comfortable victory over Cobram.
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