Jamberoo under 11Bs claim third victory of the season

The Under 11Bs celebrate their victory in an unique style. Photo: Rob Poole
The Under 11Bs celebrate their victory in an unique style. Photo: Rob Poole

Jamberoo Cricket Club had another successful weekend with both junior teams and second grade achieving victories during week 8 of the 2017/18 South Coast District Cricket season.

The under 11Bs claimed their third victory of the season as they outplayed their opponents The Rail Black at Keith Irvine Mini Oval on Saturday.

The Bulls won the toss and sent the visitors into bat first on very warm and humid morning for cricket. The hosts kept the bowling tight and fielded well in order to restrict their opponents to an all out score of 8/110. Jordan Poole was the pick of the bowlers with figures of 4/8 from eight overs while Cooper Anderson 1/12 and Oliver Poole 1/13 played pivotal roles for their team.

Jamberoo managed to surpass the visitors total with ease and completed their innings at 4/141. Delmyr Gee Crockford showed patience and determination for his top score of 18 while Oliver Poole 16, Jordan Poole 11 and William Thomson 11 provided great knocks as the Bulls cemented sixth position on the Under 11Bs competition ladder.   

The mighty Beagles got themselves back into the winners circle as they hammered Northern Districts Blue in the Under 14Bs competition by seven wickets at Bellambi Point on Saturday.

Jamberoo/Albion Park put up amazing effort in the field and bowled their opponents out for 59 in under 15 overs. Eric Saunders 3/14, Andrew Meijer 2/6, Bailey Miller1/4, Matthew Longhurst 1/5, Thomas Barrett 1/6 and Zac Brown 1/11 all put their best foot forward with the ball.

It took the visitors just 18.3 overs to eclipse their opponents total at 3/60 as Andrew Meijer dominated with a rapid fire score of 30 not out which clinched the Beagles third victory for the season.

A man of the match performance from Shaun Tweed enabled Jamberoo second grade to gain an important six wicket victory over arch rivals Gerringong at Gerry Emery Oval.

The hosts won the toss and chose to bat as they were confronted by a fierce Jamberoo bowling attack. Shaun Tweed produced one the greatest bowling performances in Jamberoo cricketing history as he took impressive figures of 7/21 off eight overs. Jacob Hudson 2/16 and James Ward 1/22 provided solid contributions as the Jets were bowled out for 109.

The visitors were certainly met with a few challenges during the beginning of their innings and were 3/32 before the Stokes brothers Kyle 38 and Adrian 27* guided the Bulls to victory with an excellent fourth wicket partnership of 58. Jamberoo completed the match at 4/111.

Third grade couldn’t produce an upset against competition leaders Kookas and fell victims to a five wicket loss at King Memorial Park on Saturday.

Jamberoo batted first and were bowled out for 93 as the hosts finished the game at 5/95. Nick Bruce 2/23 and Alex Bruce 2/25 led the way with the ball while skipper Steve Bruce top scored with 22 not out.

Fourth grade put up a brave performance at Keith Irvine oval against the Kookas despite losing by two wickets in a close and nail biting game of cricket.

Jamberoo finished their innings with an all out score of 188 before the visitors successfully chased the total down at 8/190.

James Bullivant took out man of the match honours as he scored his second century for the season with a total of 111 and also led the way with the ball with excellent figures of 4/24. Captain Aaron Spears also impressed with a score of 30 and figures of 1/22.

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