Midland triumphs despite weather
MIDLAND Guildford enjoyed a solid four- wicket win over Perth in a rainaffected Premier League match last Saturday afternoon.
Captain Christiaan Moir sent Perth in to bat, which turned out to be a positive decision as his bowlers set the pace for the day.
Although the resistance was strong from the Perth batsmen, with Dain Moreton scoring a half- century and Jake Snadden chiming in with 34, Jack Baker did the damage with the ball for the home side, taking a five- wicket haul to set up the run chase.
Jordan Mast and James Kirwan did the rest for Midland Guildford, as they scored 62 and 38 respectively to notch a first- round win for the club.
Midland Guildford 6- 163 ( Mast 62, Kirwan 38, Guthrie 2- 21) defeated Perth 9- 159 ( cc) ( Moreton 52, Snadden 34, Baker 5- 32), Lilac Hill.