Grand Final – Day 2

Day 2 of the grand final fortnight was dominated by the ball.

In the 1sts Captain/Coach Nathan Yates showed his class with 6/29 off 27 overs. This helped restrict Brown Hill to 87. Daniel Hopkinson supported with 3/36 off 20.3. Mt Clear have plenty of work to do at 7/37. This is a lead of over 100 with Yates and Cartledge at the crease.

The 2nds lead by 182 with 5 wickets in hand. Cam Snowden took 4, Ash George 3 and Andrew Vandebyl 2 to restrict East Ballarat to 169. With Simon Feros and Nic Baird at the crease Mt Clear is 5/100.

The 3rds hold a first innings lead after bowling Coronet out for 229. Justin Davey led with 4/26 with youngsters Liam Carter (3/45) and Ned Talbot (2/41) joining in. Mt Clear are 0/13 in the second innings.

The Division 5 team did very well to make the grand final against the strong Elaine team. Batting first in the second game Mt Clear made 101 led by Wayne Hucker with 33no. Elaine made these two down with Danny Joyce and Ben Hassell as the wicket takers. Congratulations to the 5ths on their season.

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