U16 ‘Crabs celebrate
U16 Astute Financial Douglas Muddies are celebrating their third win of the season conquering Mulgrave by a 182-run margin and making some batting milestones along the way.
The Muddies returned to Edmonton for the second half of the 2 day match with the score at 3/150 to Mulgraves 7/81.
Muddies batsmen Nathan Deuble and Keel Sorensen returned to the crease with 32 overs to bat out.
The pair made a fantastic partnership batting out 14 overs and 60 runs until Nathan had to retire not out on reaching a sensational 100.
Curtis White came to the crease and was caught for 0. Tex McDowall was next to bat and contributed 5, with Tom Harvey and Finn Stanaway both contributing 3 runs each. The Muddies were looking very confident with a 200 plus score.
Nick Rayner who came up from under 14’s was next to bat. With the last over of the innings Captain Keel made his first ever fifty, with a score of 52 not out and Nick on 16 not out.
finished their innings with a terrific score of 7/282.
It was time for Mulgrave to bat and Muddies opening bowlers Ryan Doble and Tom bowled well with Ryan taking the first wicket.
Reuben Allison was the next bowler to take a wicket. Muddies continued to take wickets with Levi Trewick and Nathan both finishing the Mulgrave batters with Mulgrave all out 11/100.
With 17 overs left, Captain Keel sent Mulgrave back into bat, hoping for an outright. The Muddies bowlers bowled well with Levi taking 2 wickets and Curtis 1.
Mulgrave finished 3/83 off 17.
Best Bowling for the match was Ryan with 1/20 off 8, Reuben 3/13 off 7, Levi 4/26 off 7, Keel 2/ 15 off 9 with wickets each to Nathan, Daniel, Curtis.
It was a great end to the season with such a great win and seeing out Muddies’ players Levi and Keel in their last junior cricket game.
A big thank you to Steve Doble and Bill Coulthard for coaching and managing the team and all the best for next season Muddies!