Armadale dismiss Phoenix for 259 in first-grade cricket clash

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ARMADALE has had a tough day in the field in their first grade clash against Phoenix.

After Armadale sent their opponents into bat, Phoenix got off to a solid start to be 0-40 before Damian Carroll ran through them with four quick wickets.

Phoenix fell to 5-72 after an inspired spell by Carroll, while Alex Cumming (1-20) also chipped in.

Phoenix then turned the game with some solid batting but Carroll continued to toil away in a marathon spell, ending up with figures of 7-111 off 29 overs in severe heat as Phoenix was dismissed for 259.

The third grade game followed a similar story to first grade, with Phoenix batting first and making 253.

Ash Garvan (2-27), Dean Yetton (2-20) and Paul Edwards (2-42) led the way with the ball.

Sixth grade also had a tough day in the field after Cockburn made 3-211 off their 65 overs.

Paul Child was the pick of the bowlers with 1-22 off 11 overs.

One Day A’s went down to Kenwick after only managing 155 batting first.

Five batsmen made over 10 but no one was able to go on to make a big score, Oswin D’Sylva (37) and Raebern D’Sylva (27) the pick of the batsmen.

In reply Kenwick lost two wickets immediately to be on the back foot, but then steadied well to be 2-90.

Raebern then got his team back in the match with a magical spell of 4-40, as Kenwick lost six quick wickets to give Armadale a chance.

However they had a massive 9th wicket stand to see them through to 8-228.

Ash Starling bowled well to finish with 2-27.

One Day C’s went down to Kwinana after making 153 batting first.

Armadale lost four early wickets before John Parnabas led a comeback with 37.

A further two quick wickets saw Armadale fall to 6-66, before Parnabas and Ramesh Ramar (27) got amongst it to give Armadale a sniff.

In reply Kwinana stumbled to 3-65, but then it was smooth sailing as they cruised home to 9-221.

Anand Baskaran was the only multiple wicket taker with 2-21.