THE Kwinana fourth grade XI side notched up two wins in a row after defeating the Willetton Crows at home last weekend.
Willetton were sent in to bat and were all out for 138 from 38 overs after some outstanding bowling from Dion Cole-Parkhill (3-41) and Geoff Perera (2-15).
Kwinana lost early wickets but a middle order consolidation allowed the team to pass Willetton’s total and some great late order hitting from Amardeep Gill (62) saw Kwinana make 242 to record a comfortable win.
A return to form from Dwain Fernandez was not enough for the 2nd grade XI to beat the Willetton Crows.
Kwinana was sent in to bat and made a solid start.
Tight bowling made scoring tough but Fernandez was able to find some freedom, hitting six fours on his way to 62n.o.
Kwinana managed to get the score to a competitive 4-165.
Tight bowling and good fielding brought the match down to the last over but Willetton just scraped over the line making 6-167 to record a four-wicket win.
Dan Bell was the best of the bowlers, taking 2-28.
The One-Day Cs XI returned to action with a home game against the third-placed SJ Blues, who won the toss and elected to bat.
Kwinana made some early breakthroughs to have SJ 5-39.
The tail end put together good partnerships to push the score up to 148.
Steve Atkinson was the best of the bowlers taking 3-14 from eight overs including three maidens.
Kwinana got off to a tough start losing 5-52 but a great knock of 48 from Adam Humphrey resurrected the innings, allowing Kwinana to make 149 to win a close game by one run.
An undermanned One-Day Fs XI had a day to forget at Woodford Park against Riverton-Rostrata.
Kwinana won the toss electing to bat, but a shocking batting collapse including six ducks saw Kwinana bowled out for 31.
The bowling didn’t go much better with Riverton-Rostrata making 8-224.
With the start of the second half of the season the Kwinana Cricket Club are still looking for new players.
Anyone interested should come down to Orelia Oval on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 4.30pm to find out how they can get involved.