SECA Longmuir Shield Round Recap

By Jason Barbin

A strong innings from opening batsman Ryan Woodward has helped East Sandringham claim a two wicket victory against Mackie at R.G Chisholm Reserve.

Woodward made a patient 73 runs, including eight boundaries, with Matt Blunden (38 runs), Matt Harris (32 runs) and Guy Martyn (30 runs) all contributING.

The match was won at the top of the order, with Woodward combining with all three fellow opening batsman to have the score up to 178 before his dismissal, before Jeremy Warner made an unbeaten 23 to steer East over the line.

Roshan Lakmal was the pick of the bowlers for Mackie, claiming 5-96.

 

A near century from Clint Tomlinson has helped steer Bentleigh ANA to a five-wicket victory against Elwood at Elwood Park.

Chasing 276 for victory, Bentleigh was spurred on to victory with Tomlinson (87 runs, 13 boundaries) and Bryce Jansz (45 runs, seven boundaries) putting on a 66-run third wicket partnership.

Tim Scott made a quickfire 45 runs to get Bentleigh off to a strong start at the top of the innings, while James White was handy with an unbeaten 41.

Rob De Haan was the only multiple wicket taker for Elwood, snaring 2-97.

 

Le Page has successfully defended its total during its clash with Brighton Union, winning by five runs at Hurlingham Park.

Defending 281, Le Page were able to hold off their opponents, who enjoyed strong batting performances from opener Thomas Matson, first drop Darian Kuzma and second drop Matthew Vorbach.

Matson top scored with 82 runs for Brighton, as he paired with Kuzma to put on 126 runs for the second wicket, before Vorbach and Matthew Freeman (36 not out) came awfully close to steering Brighton home.

Oshan De Silva was the only player for Le Page to claim multiple wickets, finishing with 2-83.

 

Bentleigh Uniting has comfortable overcome a modest total set by West Bentleigh during its two-day clash at Victory Park, winning by eight wickets.

Despite losing two early wickets, Craig Short and Hugo Ferdinand put on a 160-run partnership for the remainder of the innings to steer their side to victory.

Short top scored with 78 runs from 112 deliveries, including 12 fours, while Ferdinand scored 77 runs from 130 balls, with 13 fours while each batsman hit a six.

Anthony Reid claimed the only two wickets to fall for West Bentleigh, finishing with figures of 2-12 from seven overs.

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