WACA Premier Cricket: semi-finals fate is in Joondalup’s hands

Fourth-placed Joondalup faces third-placed Perth at Fletcher Park on Saturday and Sunday.

The Centurions could still progress to the semi-finals with a loss if the two teams above them – Rockingham-Mandurah and Willetton – win. The three winners and highest-placed loser of the round go through.

Joondalup faced the Demons once this season, losing by four wickets off the first innings.The side heads into the match after a five-wicket one-day victory against lowly-ranked University on Saturday at James Oval. The visitors restricted the hosts to just 123, led by Ty Hopes’ 3-25Only WA batsman Will Bosisto (64) made any meaningful contribution in a University line up that produced 10 totals under 15.

The Centurions won the match in the 29th over, aided by Michael Swart’s 41 and Matt Johnson’s 26.