Delatite takes on Ovens Valley United
THIS week, Delatite A Reserve rolled into Whorouly to take on Ovens Valley United.
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The Ovens Valley openers started convincingly, with M Elliot making a hard fought 25.
Some great fast bowling from Dan ‘Tex’ Walker broke through reducing the stumps to kindling.
The following Ovens batsmen failed to reach double digits offering little resistance as the bowling was excellent from all six Delatite bowlers.
Luke ‘Muzz’ Murray bowled with great accuracy and determination contributing 2/25 off his eight overs.
Walker with a sniper like spell of 1/11 off eight, and Bradley with 2/21 off eight added to keeping the runs down.
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A very crafty 2/4 off two by Rohan Berriman stopped Ovens Valley in their tracks.
The only real thorn in Delatite’s side was Rhino Harris, with a gutsy 35.
Delatite had a very achievable task of chasing down 111 off 36 overs.
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