Battling Centurions suffer yet another defeat
JOONDALUP suffered a shock loss to the Country XI in its opening Premier T20 clash on Sunday.
The regional side comfortably accounted for its semi-professional opponent by 63 runs, led by opener Tom Buchanan’s impressive 98 from 66 balls at Tompkins Park.
The visitors lost just three wickets in scoring 173 off their 20 overs.
Joondalup captain Michael Johnson top scored with 43 in the Centurions’ 110.
It was a far closer affair between Wanneroo and Gosnells, with the Roos clinching a five-run win in the final over at Sutherlands Park.
Matt Spoors was Wanneroo’s best batsman with 42 in his side’s 7-139.
Chris Quelch took 2-20 to be the Roos’ best with the ball.