Mixed results in season return
THE summer of cricket has arrived, with the WACA Premier and South Metropolitan Cricket Association (SMCA) seasons kicking off on the weekend.
After finishing last season in a disappointing 11th place, Fremantle began their tilt at an improved 2018 by splitting the weekend’s one-day games with a win and a loss.
In their opening match against Scarborough on Saturday afternoon, Fremantle won the toss and elected to take to the field; a decision that paid dividends almost instantly when they took two early wickets to have their opponents at 2-12.
Despite a couple of decent partnerships, Scarborough struggled to stop the wickets falling and would eventually be knocked over for 157 runs in the 46th over.
Ross Macauley took three wickets, while Jake