Since our last report, Kim Garth has played 3 further WBBL games for Perth Scorchers. Against Adelaide Strikers she scored 6*(5) and then took 2-25 as her side lost by 7 wickets.
In their weather shortened game against Melbourne Renegades she had figures of 0-26 in her 3 overs as they ran out to an 8 wicket victory, and against Melbourne Stars she took 1-24 in her 4 overs in a game they lost by 20 runs.
Rachel Delany and Lara Maritz (South Perth) have played 2 further T20s games since the last round-up, Delany scoring 32(36) and 0-5 in one over and Maritz taking 2-14 in 3 overs, against Midland-Guildford in a game they won by 63 runs. Delany had less luck against Melville, where the opening bat went for a 2-ball duck, but Maritz’s figures of 0-16 in her 3 overs contributed to a win over their opponents.
Maritz also got the opportunity to bat in a B grade game, and took the opportunity to smash 53(44) in their 86 run victory over Rockingham Mandurah.
Una Raymond-Hoey was in the runs, scoring 38(32) and 26(33) as her Ringwood team beat Dandenong in two T20s.
Mary Waldron has played 6 T20s since joining up with Northern Districts last month, scoring 102 runs at 34.0, and taking 2 catches, and Celeste Raack played her first game of the season for Lindesfarne at the weekend, scoring 18(18) and then taking 1-6 in her 8 balls, before the game was abandoned without a result.
Graham Kennedy has returned to Hannan’s and has quickly got back into his stride. Last week in an A Grade game he took 2-53 in his 6 overs against North Kalgoorlie and scored 32 runs, in a match they lost.
In 2 games against Lake View, he took 2-23 in 4 overs in a T20 which they lost, but played a big part in their taking revenge in the A Grade game, scoring 75 (79) and taking 2-22 (9 overs) as they ended the double bill on a winning note, with the North West Warrior sharing a 116-run stand for the 5th wicket.
And finally, our update from New Zealand. Max Burton played for Taradale CC Prems v Central Hawkes Bay in the start of the 50 over competition.
On a very green early season wicket Taradale CC were bowled out for 107 – Max getting a duck. Central Hawkes Bay went on to win by 6 wickets.
For the Div one side it was two more T20 matches. In match 1 v Lindisfarne College chasing 202 to win Taradale made 66/9. Harry Warke 18 off 12 and Robbie Moffett 1 off 5. In match 2 Taradale reduced Cornwall CC to 96/9 off 20 – Harry picking up 5 wickets for 22 off 4 overs.
In reply Taradale got the runs for the loss of one wicket. Harry scoring 22 off 21 balls and Robbie 57 not out off 38 balls.