Two wins from two games for Hinuera
Saturday’s Waikato Valley Premier Cricket format changed to the T20 version of the game.
Reid & Harrison Hinuera As travelled to Te Awamutu for two games which were both won comfortably against Cambridge and Te Awamutu.
In the first game at Te Awamutu College, Cambridge batted first and scored 133 for 7 wickets in their allotted 20 overs.
For Hinuera, John Dickson and Blake Robinson bowled well to both capture 2 wickets.
In reply Hinuera scored the winning runs on the first ball of the 16th over for the loss of only 4 wickets, Ryan Wilson scored a quick fire 78 off 31 balls with 66 of his runs coming in boundaries waking 6 fours and 7 sixes.
The second game was played at Albert Park where Hinuera batted first and scored 157 for the loss off 8 wickets off their 20 overs.
Mitchell Green was the leading contributor scoring 40 not out, hitting 4 sixes in the process.
In their turn at bat Te Awamutu could only reach 112 for 9 wickets at the completion of the 20th over.
Ben Blackett’s figures of 6 for 22 off his allotted 4 overs was his best return for the club since joining at the beginning of last season having previously played in the Bay of Plenty competition.
Some excellent catching and fielding helped Blackett’s wicket haul with notable contributions from Ryan Wilson, Lyr Thomas and David Scholtz.
This Saturday Reid & Harrison Hinuera A cricket team will play Morrinsville-Piako at Pholen Park with the format changing back to the 50 over game. Hinuera A 135/4 Ryan Wilson 78, Girvacques De Jager 19 by 6 wickets.
Reid & Harrison Hinuera A 157/8 Mitchell Green 40 not out, Girvacques De Jager 27, Ryan Wilson 20 beat Te Awamutu 112/9 Ben Blackett 6/22, Andrew Tiddy 1/16, John Dickson
December 2 matches:
Te Awamutu vs St Peter’s, Kihikihi Domain.
Cambridge vs St Paul’s Collegiate, Victoria Square, Cambridge.
Hinuera vs Morrinsville-Piako, Pohlen Park, Matamata.
Otorohanga vs R&A Sangha, Otorohanga Domain. 1/16 by 45 runs.
Blake Robinson, in an earlier match against Morrinsville-Piako. On Saturday against Cambridge, he claimed two wickets.