Armadale Cricket Club’s first grade team enjoys commanding win over Phoenix

Armadale’s first grade had a commanding win against Phoenix after posting 8-307 last week.

Phoenix lost regular wickets throughout and were rolled for 102 in reply.

Rhys Mackie was the standout taking career- best first grade figures of 5-21, while Cameron Forsyth snared 3-37.

In the second dig Armadale made 6-100 off 20 overs, with Mark Rice again smashing a rapid 51, while Jeff Petrie scored 31 not out.

Third grade have gone down outright against Phoenix who declared at 4-185 in reply to Armadale’s 79 last week.

Rob Hanham was the pick of the bowlers with 2-38.

In the second dig Armadale looked like they would again fold when they dropped to 5-43, but Nathan Duggan (21) and Rob Zagari (23) fought hard to make sure Phoenix batted again as Armadale were rolled for 108.

Phoenix needed only three runs to win and Alex Cumming took a wicket with the first ball before Phoenix passed the score one down.