Adrian Beer hit 149 in D grade as Echuca defeated Cooma on Saturday.December 11, 2012 4:33am
Adrian Beer lit up Echuca College with a blistering D grade innings against Cooma on Saturday.
The Echuca opener belted 13 boundaries and nine sixes on his way to a score of 149, with the team scoring 4/256 from 35 overs.
The man who dismissed him, Paul Viney, also recorded superb figures given the nature of the innings, to claim 1/11 from his seven overs.
In reply, Cooma did well to bat out its overs and finish on 9/93, with Cameron Kervin taking 4/3 and Damian Morgan-Bulled 3/12.
Earlier, Braeden Stokes took 4/21 to help dismiss Girgarre, before Stokes (41 not out), Brendan Densley (47) and Simon Harrison (39) scored the winning runs.
The Blues averaged close to nine runs an over as they scored 3/305 from the 35 overs, with Jeremy Smith (79 not out), Laurie Maguire (76 retired) and Neil Sanders (50) among the runs.
In reply, the Tigers were bowled out for 58, with wickets shared.
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