Cricket: mixed weekend for Kwinana teams

Cricket: mixed weekend for Kwinana teams

THREE of Kwinana’s four teams featured in one-day matches in round 2.

Fifth grade has got off to a flying start this season claiming its second win in a row over Cockburn.

The bowlers set up the victory with a tremendous display of disciplined bowling allowing only 11 extras, keeping the pressure on the batsmen.

Dion Cole-Parkhill (4-19) and Rhyley Rametta (3-10) took regular wickets to have Cockburn all out for 114.

Kwinana’s batsmen made short work of the run chase thanks to a great knock of 51 not out from keeper Bartholomew Pratt.

The middle and lower order batted well to push Kwinana’s final score to 6-178.

One-day Cs started its campaign with a close loss to Maddington.

The day began well with Kwinana winning the toss and deciding to bat.

The team put together good partnerships to end the innings all out for 198, but the highlight of the innings was opener and club debutant Scott Benjamin carrying the bat with an unbeaten 54.

Captain Steve Nichols also impressed on club debut making 40 and claiming 2-50 with the ball.

Maddington’s opening batsmen came out swinging and scored plenty of early runs.

Kwinana’s bowlers were not at their best and were unable to recover from Maddington’s fast start.

Maddington reached the target with three overs to spare.

Richard Bell had the best figures claiming 2-20.

The young one-day Fs team had a tough start to the season against Thornlie at Hume Road.

After being put in to bat Kwinana struggled early but a solid partnership between Jason Postmaa (44) and Satinderpal Sidhu (39) steadied the innings.

Kwinana did not quite cash in on the final few overs and ended the innings 6-138.

Kwinana’s bowling line-up was punished early and was unable to recover with Thornlie making 5-244.

Captain David Langlands had the best figures of 2-25.

Second grade will return to action tomorrow against Maddington.

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