Lions, Souths fall in return to the crease
Batsmen and bowlers have returned to the crease, with Wanderers beating Hedland Lions and Port Hedland vanquishing South Hedland in round 12 of the senior grade cricket at the weekend.
Lions lost the all-important coin toss and were sent in to bat against Wanderers in the Friday night game, Yogesh and Nilesh Patel leading the charge in the batting.
Lions managed a 97-run total, with Yogesh setting up the highest haul of both innings, caught by Chris Wichura on 26 runs.
The team’s next best was Kamlesh Prajapati, bowled leg-before-valry wicket on 12. Wanderers quickly reeled them in at 3 for 101, with Regan Burley and Chris Vrossink both not out on 24 runs.
Port Hedland CC won the toss and chose to bat against South Hedland CC in the cross-town ri- on Saturday. The team raced to 7 for 203, with Glen Robertson securing a half-century on 53 runs.
Souths fell short in their reply, making 135 from 34 overs, with Josh Hunter and Danial Zubair both making 23 runs.
Hedland Lions opener Yogesh Patel.