TO PLAY CRICKET IS EASY. TO UNDERSTAND THE GAME TAKES TIME.
WIRREANDA SECONDARY SCHOOL vs SEAFORD R-12 SCHOOLOPEN BOYSTHURSDAY 11th FEBRUARY 2016
The Open cricket team opened their account on Thursday 11th February against Seaford R-12 School with a 110 run victory.Zack Robertson and Nick Robertson opened the batting for Wirreanda with Nick being dismissed in the first over. Zack then made a quick-fire 45 that included 3 sixes and 3 fours.Captain Connor Lock and Josh Spall then batted putting together a strong partnership before Connor retired on 50 and Josh on 53. Jacob Clifford, playing his first cricket game for the school, was 8 not out at the close of the innings. After 35 overs Wirreanda was 6/184.Seaford lost a wicket in the first over when Connor Lock took the first of his three wickets. Jake Cuming bowled really well having two catches dropped from his bowling.
The performance of the match came from Josh Spall who scored 53 retired, made a stumping, took a catch and then followed this up with 5/25. He was instructed by the captain that he could only continue to bowl his spell if he took a wicket in the over he was bowling. Josh dutifully obliged by taking 5 wickets. Tom Thomson took two good catches at mid on, while brother Brody held on to a difficult one at mid off.A special mention must go to Jarod Argent who scored in his very first game for the school.
Jarod Argent(Scorer), Brody Thomson, Tom Thomson, Jacob Clifford, Corey McGill, Andrew Cowie-Taylor, Connor Lock, Josh Spall,
Mohit Khanna, Jackson Willoughby, Jake Cuming, Nick Robertson, Zack Robertson.
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