Armadale target 200 for win

Armadale bowled with great discipline before tea and had Kardinya in a spot of bother at 3-58 after 27 overs. Damian Carroll led the way with the ball.

The ever-impressive bowler finished with 2-56 off 20 fine overs.

Rhys Mackie (2-51) then made a double breakthrough as Kardinya slumped to 5-110.

The team steadied before Rylan Arms took a wicket and affected a direct hit run out before Kardinya declared at 7-199. In reply, Armadale is 1-26 at stumps.

Third grade had a good day in its clash with Kardinya after winning the toss and bowling. Stacey Barrett took the first three wickets to fall before finishing with 4-52 off 10.

Nick Macek also did well, snaring 4-44 off 15, and Alex Pass took 2-24 |off 17 steady overs as Kardinya was dismissed for just 155.

In reply, Armadale moved to 1-83 as Nick Macek completed a good day with 41(n.o.), while Jake Edwards is also unbeaten on 30(n.o.).

Sixth grade had an amazing day of play against Willetton, which won the toss and bowled. This paid dividends as Armadale were rolled for a paltry 54. The team fought back brilliantly with the ball as Willetton were rolled for just 69. Haydon Wilson was the destroyer, snaring 5-25, while Ainsley Noronha took 3-9.

One day A’s lost to Champion Lakes after batting first. Armadale was in all sorts of trouble at 6-79 before skipper Raebern D’Sylva (39) and Paul James (51) batted brilliantly to set a competitive 8-189.

In a gripping contest, Armadale fought hard with the ball but could never get right on top as Champion Lakes made 7-207.

Asim Mehmood (2-32) and Paul James (2-33) were the pick of the bowlers.