Cricket: good weekend for Armadale teams

Cricket: good weekend for Armadale teams

Armadale had a good day in its 1st grade clash against Phoenix.

Phoenix won the toss and bowled but soon wished it had not as Armadale’s Mark Rice tore them to shreds.

He dominated the opening partnership of 136 with Rylan Arms, who made 43 in a great supporting act, before he was dismissed for a superb 103.

Armadale was cruising at 2-170 at tea but a few quick wickets saw it crumble to 7-233 with many overs left.

Enter Charles Forsyth, who batted superbly to finish with 69, while Michael Wise chipped in with 23no as Armadale finished on 8-307 when rain stopped play with three-and-a-half overs to go.

Third grade is in a spot of bother in its clash against Phoenix as it made only 79 batting first.

Joel Cumming top-scored with 21. In reply Phoenix was 0-55 at stumps.

n One Day As had a good win against Kenwick, who batted first and made 9-163 off its 37 overs in a rain-shortened match.

Kim Hunt (2-19), Asim Mehmood (2-28) and Raebern |D’Sylva (2-37) all bowled well.

In reply Carl Inness anchored the run chase superbly, as he made 70, getting out just before victory.

Christian Furk (25) and Paul James (24) also batted well as Armadale finished on 5-167 as the weather stopped the game.

n One Day Cs went down to SJ Blues, who were sent in by Armadale and it seemed to be a great move as SJ fell to 6-68 thanks largely to Garv Patel who snared 3-27.

SJ fought back well to post 9-192 as Calvin D’Sylva took 3-51.

In reply Armadale looked to be cruising at 2-85 after Jorden Dobson (28) and Calvin D’Sylva (18) batted well. But they fell away badly and were rolled for 123.

n One Day Es smashed Cockburn, which batted first and started smartly to be 2-47.

It soon hit trouble as firstly Jimmy McClure (4-16 off 7) and then Rhett Jones (4-12) ran through them as they were bundled out for 80.

In reply Rhett Jones (67) and Steve Jones (35) got off to a flyer, before Lee Cover (87) and Dave Armstrong (56) smashed them everywhere as Armadale amassed 5-268.

n One Day Fs had a solid win against Cannington, who batted first but could manage only 90.

Alex Tatarynowicz led the way in his first game for the club taking 3-31, while Pete Gardiner (2-8) and Cam Gibb (2-18) also bowled well.

In reply Armadale was in deep trouble at 5-24 before Will Watson (30) and Matthew Moore (32no) saw Armadale home.