Roos attack blunts Gosnells

Full credit must go to the bowlers of both teams who despite the conditions did their best to restrict the batsmen in this one-day fixture.

Joel Charles with 2-23, Gary Atkinson with 2-39 and spinner Kyle Millar with 2-42 kept Gosnells’ batsmen in check, while captain Chris Quelch chipped in with 1-27 to restrict the home side to 189.

John Rogers and Rob Richards produced fine innings of 54 each to put Wanneroo on the road to success.

Christian Smith remained undefeated on 43 when the game was won by six wickets in the 38th over.

It is never easy to win at Sutherlands Park and this victory will enhance Wanneroo’s position in the upper level of the league ladder.

Next Saturday will have Wanneroo travel to Richardson Park to take on South Perth in another one day fixture.

The second grade side was equally successful, again in oppressive conditions, at Kingsway.

Jarrod McPhee with 3-28 and Graeme Atkinson with a valuable 2-5 were instrumental in restricting Gosnells to 131. Michael Ardagh produced a fine innings of 49 and Graeme Atkinson, celebrating a fine return after injury, made 38 to put paid to the visitors’ ambitions.

The under-15s put in a season-best performance when they posted a total of 4-263 and then rolled the Gosnells team for just 46.

Damon Parker was a standout when he achieved a century in the heat while Braiden Hudson scored a well-made 70 of a team total of 4-253.

Best of the Roos bowlers was Andrew Smart with 3-13.

Luke Higgenbottom and Dylan Banks took two wickets each and Gosnells were forced to follow on.

In its second innings Gosnells lost four wickets in scoring 77 runs while Dylan Banks was well to the fore taking two more wickets.