A challenging run chase for Delatite CC U16 cricketers
MANSFIELD’S Delatite CC under 16 team hosted the Benalla Bushrangers at Lords on Saturday morning.
The Bushies won the toss and elected to bat.
Delatite was a couple of players down with gastro, so the visitors graciously leant the hosts a couple
Delatite’s opening bowlers Aussie Scott, Lachy Scales and Tom Dunstan all toiled hard but Luke Dunne and Jack Fullager were runs for the opening stand.
Scales got the breakthrough with a sharp direct hit runout, Fullager on his way for 24.
Dunne combined with Bode Stevens to put on another 20 before Sam Thomson struck with his leg spinners taking two wickets in a row, both bowled.
Dunne was out for a patient 30, but then Stevens combined with Henry Sedaya for another solid
All of the Delatite bowlers worked hard and bowled a tight line, particularly Sam Bell and Luke Berriman through the middle overs, the latter eventually dismissing Stevens for an attacking 62 which included six 4s and a six.
Thomson and Flynn Butterworth combined to run out Sedaya for 20.
An amazing last over by Billy Dunstan saw the score crash from bamboozling the batsmen.
ings by keeper Jake Berry.
This will be a challenging run chase when the game resumes next are more than capable of doing it.
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