Cricket: Mixed fortunes for Mt Lawley-Inglewood

Cricket: Mixed fortunes for Mt Lawley-Inglewood

MOUNT Lawley-Inglewood Cricket Club experienced mixed fortunes over the weekend, with two wins, two losses, and a default win through an opponent’s forfeit.

The Panthers’ Second Grade XI defeated Scarborough with plenty of time and wickets to spare. Scarborough scored 6-204 from 40 overs, with Tim Stuckey taking 3-56. Mt Lawley-Inglewood chased down the target, bringing up 3-208 with 22 balls to spare, led by 110 from Cameron Lang.

It was Lang’s first century and his last game for the club before moving to Melbourne for work.

In Fourth Grade, the Panthers were restricted to 8-158 after Ascot made 9-163. Todd Carroll scored 29 for Mt Lawley-Inglewood, after Nick Henderson was the pick of the bowlers with 3-43.

The Sixth Grade Panthers brought up a win with ease, with Doug Swan’s 67 taking the side to a five-wicket win with four overs to spare.

Stirling were held to 9-157, with Phil Veitch wreaking havoc with 4-33.

While the Eighth Grade XI took the points after University forfeited, the One Day Panthers were on the wrong end of a caning, with Belmont posting 2-249 before rolling Mt Lawley-Inglewood for 122.

Paul Lohmann carried the flag for the Panthers, taking 1-28 and scoring 49 runs in the doomed chase.