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17th February 2020 News

Ds Abroad: Burnham on form with bat and ball in New Zealand

Jack Burnham scored 104 despite his side going down by 100 runs against Onslow Cricket Club in their latest Rothbury Captial City Premier fixture.

Batting in the first innings Onslow posted 269 all out from 68.4 overs, Burnham leading the way with the ball claiming 4/53 from 11.4 overs.

Johnsonville batted for just 15 overs in reply, declaring on 34/3, before Onslow went and smashed 105/2 from 10 overs, going onto declare and set up a contest going into the final innings.

In the fourth innings, Johnsonville, got off to a promising start at 85/3, with Burnham and Gareth Severin shared a fourth wicket stand of 114. Burnham top scoring with 104 from 165 balls with 10 fours and five sixes. Severin adding 46 from 99 balls. Ricky Joseph (20), Dominic McAllister (20) and Tom Eathorne (20) all contributed at the end of the innings, but they couldn’t get over the line falling to a 63-run defeat.

Liam Trevaskis continued to perform with the ball for Upper Hut United, as they earned a huge innings and 68 run win over North City Cricket Club at Linden Park. Upper Hut amassed a huge 441/6, with both openers sharing a record opening stand for United. Callum McLachlan fired 224 with 36 fours and three sixes backed by 109 from Thomas Jones with 19 fours.

Trevaskis picked up 3/38 – while Bhavik Patel (3/59) struck as North City were bowled out for 223 in 80.1 overs. Having to follow on, Trevaskis claimed 2/28 in the second innings, picking up their top scorer Ruben Nithyaganesh for 62. Bhavik Patel then proved too hot to handle, with the left-arm orthodox bowler taking six wickets for 42 runs, Upper Hut securing victory by an innings and 68 runs.

Jonathan Bushnell was on the winning side as Claremont-Nedlands were the Western Australian Cricket Association – 1st Grade Champions win an eight wicket win over Fremantle. Fremantle lost two early wickets, and never really recovered, with Eddie Byrom (38) top scoring from 96 balls. Daniel Turkich was the pick of the bowlers with 4/21 from 10 overs with Mac Hanlin bagging 2/15.

Jacob Whiteaker fell for 16, but Nick Hobson scored an unbeaten 47 from 58 balls, as Claremont-Nedlands chased down 98 in 22.3 overs to secure the 1st Grade Championship.

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