McMillan’s bag halts Wandering chase
Four wickets to Ben McMillan, in his first match of the season, halted Wandering’s chase of 203, handing Towns the win in Narrogin on Saturday.
Wandering restricted Towns to 8-202 after a couple of early victories with the ball.
Lewis Parsons dismissed Ben Woodruff (0) early in the second over while Bailey Parson collect- ed the prized wicket of Perrin Quartermaine, knocking over his stumps for 29 runs in the 11th over.
First drop Nick Corner (64) and Liam Sweeney (59) coming in at No.4 steadied the innings for Towns, helping the home side find the total of 202.
Lincoln Joy was Wandering’s most damaging with the ball taking three wickets, including Sweeney’s, for 45 runs off eight overs.
Joy’s 24 runs, Bryan Hardie’s 37 and Blake Warburton’s 28 weren’t enough against Towns’ attack.
McMillan’s 4-35 off 10 overs was assisted by Corner’s 2-35, also off 10 overs.
Daniel Roderick was also handy from his six overs, taking 2-24, making him the highest wicket taker in the competition after three rounds.
Wandering finished on 9-176 after their full 45 overs.
Nick Corner’s 64 runs was the highest of the match.
Wandering celebrates the early wicket of Ben Woodruff.