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TO PLAY CRICKET IS EASY. TO UNDERSTAND THE GAME TAKES TIME.

WIRREANDA HIGH SCHOOL vs UNLEY HIGH SCHOOL

YEAR 10 TWENTY/20

TUESDAY 21st FEBRUARY

 
 
Josh DeHeus, Damian Merrit, Kalem Greenwood, Warren Schutt, Addison Rodgers, Josh Golding, Alfredo Cabada,
Liam Hennessy, Bailey Sowter, James Shugg, Richard Hore, Chad Thomson, Rehn Wishart.
 
The Year 10 Twenty/20 team played their second round game at home against Unley High School on Tuesday 21st February.
Addison Rodgers called incorrectly at the coin toss and Wirreanda were asked to bat first.
After the early wicket of Damian Merritt who was dismissed for 2, Josh Golding and Addison Rodgers settled into a good partnership that took the score to 43. Thereafter, batsmen made small contributions towards the final score of 113 with Addison Rodgers scoring a fine 42, and Bailey Sowter making a valuable 18.
As a result of some very tight bowling, particularly from Warren Schutt, Unley were finding it difficult to score in their first few overs. Addison was doing a good job in rotating his bowlers and the fielders were working very well in restricting the run rate. Warren Schutt finished with 1/9 from his four overs, while Kalem Greenwood had 1/7. Some quick thinking by Josh Golding resulted in a batsman being run out when he wandered out of his crease. 
Unley required 11 runs from the last over and James Shugg was given the opportunity to affect the outcome of the game. The team made the best possible start with Kalem Greenwood throwing the ball to James Shugg from the first ball of the over to bring about a run out. One run was scored from the second ball, one run from the third. Nine runs still required. There were two runs from the fourth ball. Seven runs were required from two deliveries. There was no run from the fifth ball, and seven were needed from the last ball. Unley still had a very slim chance of winning. The last ball was pitched in the correct area and hit along the ground to deep long-on where Richard Hore fielded it cleanly and threw it quickly back to the stumps at the bowler’s end leaving Wirreanda the winners by four runs!
It was a magnificent finish to a really good game of cricket that was played to a high standard by both teams. Josh DeHeus was calm while scoring during the final hectic moments of the match.


Teams warming up before start of play.