Cricket: Kirkwood 5-fa sets up Kwinana win

Cricket: Kirkwood 5-fa sets up Kwinana win

A SENSATIONAL spell of bowling by Rick Kirkwood, claiming 5-32, helped the Kwinana One Day Cs XI rip through the Leeming Spartans last weekend.

Leeming was all out for 82 in the round 14 match at Burrendah oval.

Kwinana batsman Lee Underwood hit 94 runs in his first game of the season with the side finishing its innings on 6-284, notching a resounding win.

In round 15, the Kwinana One-Day Cs XI took on the undefeated Phoenix, scoring 9-149 with Peter Geere contributing 48 runs, including three sixes.

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But the low score made it hard for Kwinana to defend, with Phoenix winning their 15th straight game, finishing at 6-161.

The Kwinana One-Day Fs XI played Cannington Tigers in round 14 at home.

Kwinana batted first, making 9-157 thanks to some late-order hitting from David Buchanan (63n.o.).

Cannington passed the score making 2-186. Kyle Benbow took 1-23.

Round 15 saw the One-Day Fs XI play Piara Waters.

A great partnership between Nicholas Tolotti (66) and David Buchanan (49) allowed Kwinana to make 5-193.

Extras again cost Kwinana with Piara Waters making 211, with 53 of those being extras.

Kyle Benbow was the best of the bowlers, taking 2-26.

Round 12 saw a return to two-day action for the Kwinana second and fourth grade XIs.

The Kwinana second grade XI batted first in its game against Riverton-Rostrata at home.

Kwinana started well, putting together multiple partnerships but a tail order collapse saw the side bowled out for 129.

Kwinana was unable to prevent Riverton-Rostrata from chasing the total down, declaring at 7-207 before sending the home side in to bat again. Rocky Sharma was the best of the bowlers with 2-30.

Kwinana avoided an outright loss, making 3-128 thanks to a fighting innings of 40 from Kurt Verdonk.

The fourth Grade XI also took on Riverton-Rostrata in round 12 at Riverton Park.

Kwinana chose to bowl first but found wickets hard to come by.

Riverton-Rostrata amassed a big total of 6-331, thanks to a century from Bryan Ogg.

Captain Ryan Gray was the best of the bowlers taking 3-37.

Kwinana made a solid run chase but 331 was just too much and they were bowled out for 200.

David Abbott top scored with 62.