Former Central Park-St Brendan’s star Hamish Winter-Irving has put Footscray-Edgewater in a dominant position in its Victorian Premier Cricket clash.
Winter-Irving is hitting top form in the second half of the season and his three wickets inspired his side against Carlton at Merv Hughes Oval on Saturday.
Opening the bowling, Winter-Irving finished with economical figures of 3-27 from 17 overs as Carlton was all out for 216.
The combine went to stumps at 1-31, as Tallygaroopna-raised Ryan Sidebottom opened the bowling for Carlton to have 0-16 from four overs.
Meanwhile, Daniel Sartori’s Monash Tigers are well on their way to victory against Essendon at Central Reserve.
Essendon was skittled for 182 after 81 overs, with the Katandra product going out to bat for the Tigers to finish unbeaten on 13 and see them to 0-55.
Geelong is on track for a convincing win its match with Frankston Peninusla.
Karramomus product Josh McDonald is in the Geelong side and will get his opportunity to bat this Saturday as Geelong resumes on 1-112 in reply to Frankston Peninusla’s 151.
Lightfoot medallist and Central Park-St Brendan’s premiership star Tyler Larkin has dropped back to Geelong’s seconds side, with that game to begin on Saturday.
Karramomus young gun Andrew Poppa will get an opportunity to bat for Carlton’s thirds team this week on the second day of its clash with Footscray-Edgewater.
Footscray-Edgewater batted first on Saturday, making 8-228 from its 80 overs.