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Our 1st XI are Premiers!
Date of Event : Mon Mar 27, 2017 12:58AM
The Premiership flag - Go Tigers!

The 1st XI are Premiers for Season 2016/2017 in the East/West Group.

 

We lost the toss on Day 1 and were asked to bowl - Ducky and Mitch like they have all year restricted Altona and were able to take early wickets. A superb piece of Fielding got the big wicket of Maynard and awesome keeping from Dimma had Altona 4 wickets down for not many.

 

Mid innings Altona managed a partnership only to be broken by Murph who bought himself on to get the vital wicket. We ended up bowling Altona out for 113 and faced 8 overs on Night 1 and were 0/14.

 

Day 2 and Guy and Scooter made the best of starts to have us cruising at 0/46 - We lost Guy and Kieran in the same over and game on again.

 

The Rock - Scooter had a great partnership with Murph to get us in a position to win the game - Again a twist - we lost Murph and Jones in succession just before tea.

 

Fitzy and Scooter got together and pushed us close to the win and with 14 to get Fitzy fell for  - Forrest came in to get us over the line and win the game. Premiers!!

 

1st XI - Balwyn 5/115 (Scooter 40*, Looker 21) def Noble Park 113 (Fitzy 3/22, Ducky 2/21, Mitch 2/34)

 

Congratulations to Scott Huntley who was awarded Best Player in the final. Well done to Murph and all the boys on a great season - so very proud of all you.

 

Thanks to all the helpers over the weekend on the Balcony and working the bar - made the weekend even better.

 

See you all at the Presentation Night - click here for details.

 

 

Clinton Kennon

President

Balwyn Cricket Club

 

 

 



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