Beaumaris pipped South Caulfield by two runs in a last-ball classic to maintain their unbeaten start to the season.
The Sharks, defending 267, held South Caulfield to 9-265 from their allotted 80 overs.
South Caulfield opening batsman Brad Erasmus made a superb 121 off 218 balls to push his side within sight of victory. Lewis Mildenhall (45) and Jonathan Curtis (45) also played crucial innings but in theend, Beaumaris bowlers Cam Watts (3-62) and Luke Klasen (4-62) were the match winners.
Bonbeach having already won on first innings last weekresumed on 4-103, with opening batsman Sean Gales on 40 not out. Gales carried on to make a fine 103 not out, and Akila Lakshan made 63, as the Sharks declared at 6-239. Hampton's overseas opening bowler Andrew Brewster was the pick of the attack, taking 3-54 off 18. Put back in, Hampton did much better than their first innings effort of 80, making 5-190 off 38 overs, with new recruit Sam Day smashing 120.
McKinnonis still without a win after crashing to a 144-run loss toParkdale. The Heat resumed on 0-17, chasing 268. They lost an early wicket and then from 4-90 collapsed to be dismissed for 124. Clayton McCartney (34)was the top scorer. Parkdale's Jordan Hesline capped off a great match, taking 4-23 to go with his 70 with the bat. Forced to follow on, McKinnon faired better in their second hit to be2-128 at stumps.
Rob Ciccarella played a captain's hand with 82 not outto propelBentleigh'srun-chase win overCarnegie passing the total (234) in the 75th over. In Division 1, Middle Park held on to record a three-run victory as Chelsea were dismissed for 292 with 3 balls to spare. Hasitha De Silva (81) and Jake Farrow (4/41) were the top performers. Mentone lifted themselves into second position with a dominant outright victory against Bayside. Resuming at 2/151, Mentone declared their innings closed at 8/293, but not before Simon Cormie (100*) reached yet another century for the club.Bayside were bundled out for 125 in their second innings with Nick Oxley (40) the last dismissed as Mentone's bowlers shared the wickets.
Aspendale maintained their position on top of the ladder as they chased downMurrumbeena's total of 146with 5 wickets in hand. Mitch Allen (44) and Ethan Wright (42) continued their strong starts to the season. Brighton District fell short in their chase of Old Mentonians' 246. Despite starts to the majority of batsman,Dylan Blignaut (43), Kurt Heigl (37), Andrew Lasky (30) a late collapsesnuffed out the Dragon's chances of victory. Tom Homes (3/63) and Darcy Brown (3/73) were chief destroyersdespite only four bowlers being used for the 96-over innings. For full detail of results from the other divisions please click the link below.
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The CSBW Premiership season kicked off on the weekend with Parkdale (2/44) making short work of their game against Richmond City (42) in a match which last just 16 overs.Flip Leighton (2/4) & Ella Oliver (2/6) did the damage with the ball for Parkdale, whilst Jade Johnson (20*) controlled the run chase. Omega (5/118) were able to scrape a win against a gallant Carnegie (8/108cc). Batting first, Susie Condron (31*) & Penny Callaghan (26) led the charge for the Negie. In reply, an even contribution from last season's premiers which included Ellie Hearne (19),Rhiannin Bretherton (17) & Julie Cooper (15*) was able to curtail the Carnegie attack. Diana Prider (22) & Sakshi Thakur (16) led the way in Bentleigh's total of 109.Hannah Faraone (2/13) &Valerie Mag (2/15) were the pick of the bowlers for East Malvern Tooronga. In reply, East Malvern Tooronga (5/113) cruised to victory with 6 overs to spare, Claudia Shemmell (16*) &Charlotte Richards (16*) set the tone for the innings with a great opening partnership. Aspendale (1/109) started with a solid victory against Cluden who were bowled out for 66.Lauren Fields (25*) &Kath Aistrope (14*) were the pick of the batters for Aspendale.Nicky Ncube (2/3) &Elli Maltman 2/18 were the stars with the ball. For full results please click the link below.
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Parkdale United stalwart Daryl Eales played his 400th game for the club, taking part in the Masters match on Sunday 11/11/18. Despite the Pythons losing the match, Daryl made a 50 not out in a game played in great spirit againstWashington Park / West Bentleigh (the BullSharks). Daryl has been with the club from his junior days, playing for nearly 40 years where heis actively involved in the junior program coaching his boys in the U14 and U12 SECA competition. The photo above is with the juniors he coaches including his boys. They gave him a bat guard of honor on his return from making 50 not out. Daryl is a Life member and in the Hall of Fame Congratulations Daryl
Players that have been invited to the CSB VMCU U21 squad (which is out to defend our title from last years carnival), are asked to attend a squad session at Young Gun Cricket (32 Levanswell Rd, Moorabbin VIC 3189), 6:30pm Wednesday 21st November. Further details via the CSB VMCU U21 Team App Group
CSB is asking all men's turf clubsto participate in Blue Stumps round which is taking place onSaturday 17thand Sunday 18thNovember. Yes it's a Saturday/Sunday two game for the mutli-format grades, and promises to be a great weekend of cricket. Players areasked to wear blue socks to signify awareness and support of the PCFA, as well weask all players, club members and spectators on the dayto provide a minimum gold coin donation, with all funds to be paid by each club to the CSB fundraising page athttps://give.everydayhero.com/au/cricket-southern-bayside All clubs are of course free to go above and beyond a gold coin donation on the day to raise funds for this great cause. Grab some photo's of your team on the day in blue socks, tweet them and make sure you tag @PCFA and @CricketBayside. CSB will be issuing the PCFA Blue Stumps Day Charity Champions trophyto the club raising the most funds identified through the premiership ladder on the everyday hero - CSB website as identified above. The trophy will be presented to the clubat a training nightby the PCFA at a date shortly after Round 4. Donations for this great cause can be made at anytime by any individual at the same website.
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The XGolf Player of the Round is Middle Park's Ankur Desai for his match-winning 143* against Chelsea in Division 1. Anky steadied the ship when the team was 5/33 to bat out the rest of the innings and help post a total of 295.
CSB Umpires Meeting - Tuesday 13th - Bentleigh CC from 6:30pm CSB Board Meeting - Monday 19th - Junction Oval - 7pm CSB Field Force Team Tuesday 13th - CSB Field Force Team hosting a Regional Schools Cup final for the Inner South East District at Burnley Oval Wednesday 14th - St Columba Elwood program continues & Year 7 & 8 East School Cup Semi-Finals at Berwick Thursday 15th- St Columba Elwood program continues & aHealth & P.E. program at Clayton North Primary School