Com­pet­i­tive score set

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GOS­NELLS has had a strong start in their two­day match against Fre­man­tle, push­ing their runs tally past 300 for the first time this sea­son.

The de­ci­sion to win the toss and bat first paid div­i­dends for Gos­nells who, de­spite los­ing opener Ben Green early, ral­lied to 3-175.

A few quick wick­ets en­sued but strong bat­ting from al­most the en­tire line-up, in­clud­ing a 117-run cen­tury from Jonathon Crowe, helped Gos­nells to 307.

Fre­man­tle’s Ross Ma­cauley did most of the dam­age with the ball tak­ing four wick­ets, while Zach Fer­ris and Ti­mothy Miles took two a piece.

There was just enough time for Gos­nells to squeeze in two overs in the field, which again proved for­tu­itous, as Chris Prescott struck in the first over to re­move Ma­cauley for a four-ball duck.

Gos­nells will be push­ing to close out just their sec­ond win of the sea­son when the match con­tin­ues at Stevens Re­serve this Satur­day.

They will back it up with a T20 match against Wil­let­ton from 2pm on Sun­day.

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