The pace is quickening at the finals end of the Seymour District Cricket Association competition.January 29, 2014 4:29am
Seymour v Tallarook
In last weekend’s clash in the Seymour District Cricket Association, Tallarook were looking for outright points and a finals berth.
They bundled Seymour out for 45 off 42.1 overs, with only two batsmen reaching double figures: captain Glen Loraine scored 14 and Jason Brown managed 10.
Craig Durkin 3/10, Kalon Winnell 2/5 and Mitchell Whiteman 2/5 were the wreckers with the ball.
In a quest for quick runs, the Rook lost four wickets and declared at 4/49 with Dale Short taking 17 not out, Todd Heaysman 15 and Craig Durkin on 14. Chris Kemp took 3/6 from six overs.
Seymour in their second innings are 1/23 with Dallas Bergowicz making 13.
Nagambie v Broadford
Broadford batted first and was in trouble throughout their innings; they had difficulties establishing partnerships and were dismissed for 106.
The opening batsman continued his fine form with the bat and made 37, James Ingham made 19 and number 11 batsman Matthew Irving was 16 not out. Mark Nolan took 5/20, Zac Winter-Irving was 2/11 and Nathan Fothergill 2/24 did the damage with the ball.
Nagambie in reply was 3/23, then 4/40 to be at stumps 4/52, with Luke Nolan on 19 not out.
Lee McKenzie took 2/10.
Alexandra v Avenel
Alexandra went on a run spree at Leckie Park, making 9/336 from 80 overs.
Opening batsman Callum Tranter made an excellent 101 with number nine batsman Bruce Johnson on 53 and number eight batsman Ben Cooper on 52.
James Kidd took 32, Derek Meggitt made 22 and Scott Whitehead was on 20.
Kasey Duncan took 4/68 for Avenel.
Eastern Hill v Kilmore
Kilmore won the toss and batted on a good wicket at Kings Park to be all out for 253.
Kilmore was 3/57 and a fourth wicket partnership of 89 off 143 balls between Shane Topham and David Heather took the score to 146 when Topham was dismissed for 50 off 85 balls.
The next wickets added 61 to be 6/207 when Grenfell was for 18 off 23 balls.
The four wickets fell for 46 with Heather left without a partner on 91 not out (196 mins, 166 balls, 12 fours).
Tom TeWhare took 3/35, Rhys Clark took 2/29 and Dean Fulco was 2/12 at the wicket stakes for the Hill.
– Ken Daniel
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