Derwent Valley and Highlands cricket results – Week 13


NEW NORFOLK – 1st grade 50-Over format: New Norfolk 10/236 (47.5 overs) defeated by Rokeby 8/367 (50 overs). The Redcaps 1 team travelled to Clarendon Vale oval to play Rokeby on Saturday. Bowling first, the Redcaps managed a couple of quick wickets before a big partnership from the Rokeby batters turned the game in their favour. Rokeby finished its full 50 overs and posted the decent score of 367 to beat. For New Norfolk, Jye Lester and Seb Wishart managed three wickets each with the ball. In the run chase, the Rokeby bowlers and fielders were having a good day and had the Redcaps all out for 236, giving Rokeby a solid win. In-form batter Blake Kemmler raised the bat again, passing another 50 runs (59) with Jye Lester coming in late to pitch in with a well-struck 48. Batting: B. Kemmler 59 from 88, J. Lester 48 from 35. Bowling: J. Lester 3 for 57 from 8, S. Wishart 3 for 72 from 8.

3rd Grade 50-Over format: New Norfolk 0/42 (5.2 overs) defeated Rokeby 10/40 (25.3 overs). On Sunday the Redcaps 2 team had a game at Clarendon Vale against Rokeby and bowled first. It seems the Redcaps must have had better plans for the Sunday afternoon as they took no time in destroying the Rokeby batting line up to have them all out for just 40. Stewart Rice picked up four of the wickets, bowling 10 overs and conceding just 13 runs. It took the Redcap openers just over five overs to secure a great win and bonus points. Batting: R. Heron 24 from 21, J. King 11 from 12. Bowling: S. Rice 4 for 13 from 10, J. Rowlands 2 for 3 from 4.

6th Grade 40-Over format: New Norfolk 6/161 (30.2 overs) defeated Montagu Bay 10/158 (36.3 overs). Sunday saw the Redcaps 3 team play at Geilston Bay Oval against Montagu Bay. Bowling first, the Redcaps limited Montagu Bay to 158, taking all 10 of their wickets. Beau Kline took four wickets bowling as well as a run out. Young Logan Hunt continues to take wickets in each game. In the chase, the Redcaps still had the best part of 10 overs and four wickets left when they secured the win. Logan Hunt top-scored with 51 from 49 (not out) including a boundary to take the win. Batting: L. Hunt 51 from 49 (not out), T. Lowe 30 from 37. Bowling: B. Kline 4 for 18 from 6.3, L. Hunt 2 for 28 from 8.

Women’s T20 format: New Norfolk 8/118 (20 overs) was defeated by St Aidan’s 4/187 (20 overs). The Redcaps played on Saturday afternoon at Cambridge against St Aidan’s. With only one division in the women’s competition this year, the Redcaps were playing against one of the stronger teams. St Aidan’s batted first and posted a high score of 187 after its 20 overs. Bowling, Addison Nossiter picked up two wickets in her final over for the game. In the second innings, captain Lisa East showed some good batting and finished on 45 not out with support from Angel Green who finished with 20. Unfortunately the score to chase was too high and the Redcaps finished their 20 overs 70 runs short of a win. Batting: L. East 45 from 41 (not out), A. Green 20 from 17. Bowling: A. Nossiter 2 for 30 from 4, B. Wilton 1 for 26 from 2.

MOLESWORTH – 2nd grade 50-over format: Molesworth 10/119 (28.4 overs) was defeated by Sandford 4/122 (20.3 overs). Molesworth 1 was back at Boyer Oval on Saturday to host Sandford. Batting first, the Molesworth
team struggled with only Daniel Coppleman (75) and Brayden Hodge (20) getting into double figures. With four ducks across the scorecard, Molesworth found itself all out for 119. It took Sandford just over 20 overs to get the required runs for the win. Jack Edwards and Nick Ransley were the only wicket-takers for Molesworth, claiming two each. Batting: D. Coppleman 75 from 55, B. Hodge 20 from 37. Bowling: J. Edwards 2 for 9 from 3, N. Ransley 2 for 23 from 4.

6th Grade 40-Over format: Molesworth 5/120 (30.5 overs) defeated Wellington 10/119 (39.3 overs). Back at Boyer Oval on Sunday, the Molesworth 2 team hosted Wellington and bowled first. The fielding from Molesworth was on point and restricted Wellington to just 119 runs from close to their full 40 overs. Aaron Newbon took four wickets bowling. In the chase Molesworth batted well and gained the win in the 31st over with John Fowle top -coring with 47 from 24 balls. Batting: J. Fowle 47 from 24, C. Sinclair 25 from 33. Bowling: A. Newbon 4 for 25 from 7.3, B. Jarvis 3 for 25 from 8.

GRETNA – 2nd Grade 50-Over format: Gretna 9/251 (50 overs) defeated Richmond/Cambridge 10/144 (38.4 overs). Gretna 1 played at Richmond Oval on Saturday against Richmond/Cambridge. Batting first, Gretna saw out the full 50 overs and posted 251 as the score to beat. Opener Jacksyn Mann played a patient innings to raise the bat at 50 on his way to a nice 68. The Gretna bowlers and fielders went about with precision, defending their score and managing to restrict Richmond/Cambridge to 144 when they lost their final wicket. Corey Ransley and Craig Cunningham took three poles each to assist Gretna in securing a good win. Batting: J. Mann 68 from 117, R. Browning 40 from 48. Bowling: C. Ransley 3 for 29 from 10, C. Cunningham 3 for 45 from 8.

4th Grade 50-Over format: Gretna 6/48 (16 overs) defeated Old Beach 10/45 (17.2 overs). Gretna 2 hosted Old Beach at Gretna on Saturday. Bowling first, Gretna had the ball on a string and put it in all the right places to demolish the Old Beach batting line-up. Jake Campbell took an amazing six wickets for just 10 runs from nine overs. This included the rare feat of picking up a hat-trick. We won’t say Gretna did it easy in the chase as it still lost six wickets but in the end it walked away with a solid win having four wickets and 34 overs in the bank. Batting: B. Rainbird 13, J. Ackerly 12. Bowling: Jake Campbell 6 for 10 from 9, A. Maddox 3 for 10 from 3.

BOTHWELL – 3rd Grade 50-Over format: Bothwell 10/149 (33.3 overs) was defeated by Wellington 9/150 (48.2 overs). Bothwell 1 had a Sunday game down at Eady Street Oval at Glenorchy against Wellington. Batting first, Bothwell lost key wickets at the wrong times and found itself all out for 149. Mathew Eyles, batting well down the order, managed to top-score with a fine 43 not out. Defending the total, the Bucks bowlers took some good wickets and held Wellington’s run rate down but in the end Wellington was able to gain the win in the 49th over with only one wicket remaining. Joey Eyles took three wickets including two in a row with the last two balls of his allocated overs. Batting: M. Eyles 43 from 48 (not out), J. Eyles 42 from 35. Bowling: J. Eyles 3 for 25 from 10, B. Nichols 2 for 27 from 10.

7th Grade 40-Over format: Bothwell 8/145 (29 overs) defeated Derwent 10/140 (32.1 overs). Bothwell played Derwent at Sorell on Sunday. Bowling first, the Bucks were able to bowl out the Derwent team for a score of 140. Declan Triffitt Haney returned his best bowling figures when he secured three wickets for just 14 runs. In the chase, the Bucks secured another win in fewer than 30 overs with a couple of wickets in the bank. Tim Warden was the best of the Bucks’ batters with 38 which also appears to be a personal best. Batting: T. Warden 38, A. Rolls 17.
Bowling: D. Triffitt Haney 3 for 14 from 2.1, C. Rolls 2 for 24 from 8, S. Brazendale 2 for 24 from 4.

Pick up this Friday’s print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News to find out who we rate the most highly from Week 13.


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