Cricket

  • Slow going in cricket final

    A 103-run stand between middle order batsmen Dean Nalder and Sam Bartlett — along with a little luck — have given Carisbrook a solid, but not spectacular, start on the opening day of the Maryborough District Cricket Association final. Facing league powerhouse Maryborough in the season decider and electing to bat on a green Princes […]

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  • Top of table up for grabs

    Carisbrook has caused a huge boilover in the penultimate round of the Maryborough District Cricket Association’s 2011-12 season, defeating league leaders Maryborough by 34 runs on Saturday. A five-wicket haul to Carisbrook seamer Chris Dunn brought Maryborough’s hopes of an undefeated season undone, with the teenage medium pacer tearing through Maryborough’s much-vaunted middle order. Maryborough’s […]

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  • Brook strikes back

    Carisbrook has struck a decisive blow in its battle with Laanecoorie Dunolly for third rung on the MDCA ladder, scoring outright points in the two sides’ clash on Saturday. Resuming at 136, Carisbrook went on to score 210, with all-rounder Sam Bartlett top scoring with 81. Bartlett saved his best performance of the match until […]

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  • On the rise

    Maryborough cricketer Sarah Tatchell already has her sights set on helping Victoria capture the under 18 female national title in 2013, after the state side fell to New South Wales in Tuesday’s final. Taking on NSW, who captured their eighth national title on the trot at the championships, which were held in Ballarat over the […]

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  • In control

    Colts Phelans, Carisbrook and Maryborough are in the box seat in their respective matches after the opening day of the Maryborough District Cricket Association’s round eight. Both Colts and Carisbrook have already bowled their opponents out and passed their score, while Maryborough is poised on the verge of passing MKM’s 129. A four wicket haul […]

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  • Week woes

    The Maryborough District Cricket Association’s Country Week campaign has started in disastrous fashion, with the young side going down in its first three matches of the tournament. Relegated to division two to compete for the John Turner Memorial Shield after failing to win a game in last year’s division one, the change of scenery hasn’t […]

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  • Century

    A neat century to Gavan Hicks and 93 to Andrew Prisco enabled Avoca to post a score of 9/306 in its match against Lexton in round seven in the Roma Caravans Pyrenees Cricket Association. Avoca’s opening pairing of Matt Drummond and Prisco could not believe their luck when Lexton’s Colin Wakefield won the toss and […]

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  • Jeremy Hart bound for Big Bash

    Maryborough cricket product Jeremy Hart has moved one step closer to achieving his cricketing dreams, signing with Big Bash League franchise the Melbourne Renegades. The 26-year-old leg-spinner, who plays for Geelong in the Victorian Premier Cricket competition, has accepted an offer to join the Renegades as a supplementary player. Hart’s selection comes as a reward […]

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  • Pair gets Colts home

    A gritty 108-run partnership between Dayne Baker and Ben Hoban has helped Colts Phelans to a three wicket victory over MKM in round seven of the Maryborough District Cricket Association. Chasing 193, Colts found themselves at 3/52 early in the day, teetering on the edge of defeat, before Baker and Hoban dug in to get […]

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  • Cricket trio to play for Central Highlands

    Three young Maryborough cricketers will head to the state championships to represent the Central Highlands early next year. Colts Phelans batsman Branden Wagstaff, Carisbrook all-rounder Jakob Tidyman will head to the Victorian under 14 State Championships in mid-January next year, while former Colts Phelans and now Geelong Cricket Club legspinner, Tom Hart will represent the […]

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