With three rounds to be played the two top teams look secure in their positions on the ladder of the Seymour District Cricket Association.February 5, 2014 4:29am
With three rounds to be played the two top teams look secure in their positions on the ladder of the Seymour District Cricket Association.
The fight is on for third and fourth places with the contenders Broadford, who will play Eastern Hill, Avenel and Seymour; Alexandra who will play Seymour, Nagambie and Eastern Hill; Avenel who will play Kilmore, Broadford, Tallarook; and Eastern Hill who will play Broadford, Tallarook, Alexandra.
The final four could be Nagambie, Kilmore, Alexandra and Broadford.
On day two all matches were completed despite the heat.Eastern Hill v Kilmore
Eastern Hill in reply to Kilmore 253 found the going slow in its innings to be 4-71 after 30 overs. A fifth wicket partnership of 51 runs off 72 balls between Michael Brown and Billy Cox lifted the score to 6-122; Brown was dismissed for 25.
Then youngsters Billy Cox and Rhys Clarke had a 33-run seventh partnership, when Cox was dismissed for 55 off 68 balls.
Clarke, playing his first A-grade game, continued to bat well and was 55 not out off 83 balls.
Captain Seamus Feery made 33, then Hill was all out for 227.
Brandyn Grenfell took 3-63 and Josh Buttler 2-22.Nagambie v Broadford
Nagambie resumed at 4-52 and lost Luke Nolan for 21. They finished with 5-109, Mark Nolan was 54 not out. The game was called off when Nagambie gained first-innings points.Alexandra v Avenel
Avenel in chase of Alexandra’s big score on the first day was 3-26. A fourth wicket partnership of 71 runs between Harry Wheeler and Jack Heese took the score to 4-97 when Heese was dismissed for 46.
Ten runs later the fifth wicket fell. A sixth wicket partnership of 85 runs between Harry Wheeler and Adam Layton took the score to 6-192 when Layton was dismissed for 64.
The last four wickets added 58 runs to be all out for 250. Harry Wheeler top-scored with 82.
M. Saunders 3-37 and Ben Cooper 3-54 were the wicket takers for Alexandra.Seymour v Tallarook
Seymour turned a first innings defeat into an outright victory. Seymour resumed at 1-23 declared at 8-157 with Simon Van Duinen 47, Damien Murphy 36 and Glen Loraine the main run-getters. Leigh Irving took 3-38 and Mitchell Whiteman 2-22.
Tallarook required 154 for outright points but was bundled for 71 in 26.5 overs.
The wrecker with the ball was Lachlan Drummond who took 5-2 off 4.5 overs with three maidens.
Next round, February 8-15: Kilmore v Avenel, Alexandra v Seymour, Tallarook v Nagambie, Broadford v Eastern Hill.
– Ken Daniel
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