D’Silva dig pure gold
PERTH will need Jonathon Wells to fire if they are to win after a tough first day against Bayswater-Morley on Saturday at Fletcher Park in Premier Cricket.
The second-placed Demons are desperate for victory to help their bid to return to top spot, but outof-form Bayswater-Morley are putting up a serious fight.
Perth could only restrict the Bears to 279 from 66.5 overs, with Ryan Duffield impressive with 4-57. Liam Guthrie and Jake Lewis chipped in with two wickets as well.
To make matters worse, Perth is 2-40 in response, with Wells unbeaten on 13. Openers Dain Moreton and Liam Thomas lost their wickets late in the day.
South Perth is in a winning position against Wanneroo at Kingsway Reserve, after an important innings from a young star.
Darius D’Silva smashed 61 with an amazing five sixes to lead his side to 189, while captain Hugh Brown scored 59 to anchor the innings.
The Sky Blues then rolled the Roos top order to end the day 4-41. Simon Ringrose was impressive with 3-29.