Rams blitz with ball against Panthers

SEDGWICK inflicted a horror day with the bat upon Marong in their Emu Valley Cricket Association match on Saturday.
南京夜网

The Panthers had no players score in double figures as they were all out in the 34thover for just 59 in reply to the Rams’ 223 at Club Court.

WELL BOWLED: Sedgwick’s Jordan Ilsley helped the Rams rip through Marong for just 59 in the first innings on Saturday. Ilsely claimed 3-10 off 14 overs. Picture: DARREN HOWE

The Panthers’ top score was eight from Darren Tonkin, with the side losing wickets with the score on 8, 20, 23, 23, 28, 32, 36, 44, 44 and 59.

Lucas Baldwin (4-20 off six) was the leading wicket-taker for the Rams, while opening bowler Jordan Ilsley returned the tight figures of 3-10 off 14 overs, including nine maidens.

After their dismal showing in the first innings, the Panthers fared much better in their second, reaching 4-164 off 45 overs, having only lost one wicket by the time they had passed their total from their first dig.

Having started the season 0-2, Sedgwick has now won two in a row.

• A Matt Giri century helped Mandurang out of early danger against Emu Creek.

Chasing the Emus’ 198, the Rangas started the day under the pump at 2-4.

Marong’s Nick Ede

However, 135 from Giri ensured the reigning premiers retained their unbeaten record as they compiled 259.

Giri –who came in with the score at 3-27 -was at his entertaining best in scoring 96 of his runs in boundaries after belting 24 fours during his 144-ball stay at the crease.

Giri was well supported by Matt Pask (44 off 50, eight fours).

Giri and Pask added 112 for the fifth wicket, lifting the score from 4-76 to 188.

Simon Marwood (4-54 off 16) was the leading wicket-taker for the Emus, while he also took the catch to remove Giri off Khan Birtles (2-37).

• Spring Gully made its highest score for three seasons in blasting 7-347 in reply to Maiden Gully’s 195.

The Crows had four players notch half-centuries in the strong batting performance –Geoff West (75), Jarrod Quirk (74 n.o.), Darcy Geyer (58) and Des Gilmore (58).

While the final margin was a 152-run win to the Crows, the game had been in the balance when Spring Gully was 5-97.

Josh Sheehan (4-41) took four of Maiden Gully’s seven wickets.

• Axe Creek finished well short in its pursuit of United’s 6-406.

The Cowboys were all out for 183 to lose by a margin of 223 runs for the second game in a row.

Joel Bish (43) top-scored for the Cowboys, while Kieran Nihill (3-44) and Andrew Duguid (3-62) took three wickets each for the Tigers.

• No West Bendigo v Golden Gully details were supplied by 10am deadline.

This story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net.