Permier Cricket: University in a three-run thriller over Gosnells

Claremont-Nedlands batting against Joondalup.
Claremont-Nedlands batting against Joondalup.

UNIVERSITY Cricket Club sealed its second consecutive victory in thrilling fashion on Saturday, with a last-wicket run-out securing a three-run victory, as round 11 of the Premier Cricket concluded.

The Students scored an upset win over Gosnells at Sutherlands Park, with young spinner Sean Stuart starring with a five-wicket haul.

Stuart took 5-35, as Gosnells fell just three runs short of the Students’ total of 245.

Will Bosisto was vital with the bat, scoring a half-century, while Harry Podmore chipped in with a late cameo for the Students.

Tim David continued his fantastic season with another century to guide Claremont-Nedlands to their 10th straight victory against Joondalup at Iluka Sports Complex.

David hammered 126 from 118 balls including eight fours and three sixes in a devastating display.

Jim Allenby combined with the young gun to make 35, as the Tigers posted a commanding 266.

Matt Kelly led with the ball taking 3-22, as the total proved too much for the Centurions.

A maiden century from Cameron Green was the difference at Floreat Park, with Subiaco Floreat moving inside the top six with a win over Mt Lawley.

Subiaco Floreat were in all sorts of trouble at 4-32, before Green took over, hammering 11 boundaries in his 141-ball stay.

Chris Hansberry hit a quick-fire half-century as the hosts managed 273.

The skipper followed up with three wickets, as Mt Lawley fell 67 runs short.