GREENIES START POSITIVELY

DARREN-CATO

A 6 wickets haul from Greenies Richard Barker restricted By Rite to 211 for 8 wickets in the feature match of Division 1 last weekend at the Smith Road Oval. In front of very appreciative crowd By Rite posted a competitive total of 211 for 8 wickets with Ainsley Hall scoring the season’s first century of 114 with 6 fours and 5 sixes. After a positive start, By Rite sitting comfortably on 172 for 4 wickets lost their way scoring only 39 runs in the remaining 12 overs as Barker ripped through the lower order.

National player Ian Rotsey then anchored his team Greenies to a winning start in defense of the Division 1 League championship in an exciting last ball finish. Greenies had their backs against the wall at 3 wickets for 34 runs before Rotsey 83 teamed up with Ryan Eisenhammer 79 in a 159 runs partnership making the way for Nick Sellars to crown the hard work with a last ball four. Greenies won by 1 wicket.

Over at Jimmy Powell Oval a wet outfield reduced the Prison versus Esso Tigers match to 16 overs. Batting first Prison totaled 112 for 5 with evergreen Steve Gordon 43 and Kervin Ebanks 29. Esso Tigers then blasted their way to victory with Milton Johnson 40n.o and Alistair Ifill 39. Esso Tigers won by 8 wickets.



Division 2

Greenies Too had a comfortable 9 wickets victory over UCCI/West Bay who scored only 52 runs. Paramount defeated Chillies by 6 wickets with Deno McInnis 62, Michael Reid 45 and Victor Campbell 32 the main scorers.



Results

DIVISION 1


By Rite 211 for 8

  • Ainsley Hall 114, Omar Willis 24, Jalon Linton 20
  • Richard Barker 6 for 32


Greenies 1 212 for 9

  • Ian Rotsey 83, Ryan Eisenhammer 79
  • Conroy Wright 4 for 19


Greenies 1 won by 1 wicket


Prison 112 for 5

  • Steve Gordon 43, Kervin Ebanks 29
  • Carlton West 2 for 27


Esso Tigers 115 for 2

  • Milton Johnson 40, Alistair Ifill 39


Esso Tigers won by 8 wickets


SCHEDULE



DIVISION 2

  • Sat May 4 UCCI/West Bay vs Esso Cubs SRO 12.00pm
  • Sat May 4 Schools vs Aims Consultants JPO 12.00pm


DIVISION 1

  • Sun May 5 By Rite vs Prison SRO 11.00am
  • Sun May 5 Greenies 1 vs Police JPO 11.00am


WOMEN LEAGUE

  • Sun May 5 Panthers vs Greenies JAC 2.00pm

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