Port Lincoln Second XI defeats Eastern Eyre

Paul Newman

Paul Newman

B GRADE

THE PORT Lincoln side started the day well winning the toss and deciding to put runs on the board.

Eastern Eyre came out strong with Zac Meyer hitting the ball well before D. Patel provided two wickets in two balls...

The dangerous opening pair of J. Watson and H. Newman were both giving Lincoln a good start before Watson fell to J. Schiller leaving Lincoln 1/53.

Lincoln continued to pile on the runs before a few quick wickets fell courtesy of D. Smith getting D. Dunn for 20, H Newman for 41 and the captain, Puckridge for six.

Lincoln, at 4/95, managed to build nicely through Patel and McShane getting to 134 before Patel fell for 32 to the bowling of J. Schiller giving him his second.

This brought A. Siebert to the crease.

Siebert and McShane were batting well through the middle overs before McShane was well caught by Smith to the bowling of Z. Meyers on 21.

Siebert was the next to go on 23, bowled by L. Shambrook.

P. Newman 9, S. Rees 11 and N. Wright 13 were all the last to fall with Port Lincoln bowled out for 214 in the 46th over.

Eastern Eyre came out strong with Zac Meyer hitting the ball well before D. Patel provided two wickets in two balls with both openers, Z. Meyer 34 and T. Ryan 8, being caught.

Eastern Eyre struggled with wickets continuing to fall.

Sammy Newman picked up Llewelyn, Shambrook and Pearson all bowled.

Port Lincoln continued to dominate with Patel getting his third wicket.

Newman picked up his fourth getting N. Ramsey caught on 27.

W. McShane came on to bowl picking up three wickets to finish off the game.

Eastern Eyre were bowled out for 95 giving Port Lincoln a huge win.

Port Lincoln will travel to Tumby Bay for the next game this weekend.