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Taipans strike late

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November 06, 2017

Running through: Toolamba's Aidan Callegari made 39 for the Taipans in their chase.

Crack: Toolamba's David Clarke made 42 in the Taipans' win against Karramomus.

Extra duty: Karramomus' Ash Thompson retrieves a ball from the off the field.

A bit of pace: Karramomus' Stephen Laffy sends one down against Toolamba.

Solid action: Karramomus' Jaxon Thomas strides into the crease during the D-grade game against Toolamba.

Toolamba pulled off a two-wicket win against Karramomus in the SJ Perry Shield, with the Taipans notching up the victory with two overs to go.

Liam Thompson (47) and Brody Scott (41) helped the Bloods to 7-166 batting first, before David Clarke (42) and Aidan Callegari (39) went about securing the result for Toolamba.

●Shepparton United held off Tatura to win by 23 runs, as Zawadul Karim claimed three wickets for the winners.

United got to 141, thanks to 43 from Steve Nash and 40 from Chris Giblin, while Barry Benjamin and Josh Stephens took three wickets each for Tatura.

Will Russell (38) attempted to steer Tatura to victory, but the team was bowled out for 118 in the 38th over.

●Kyabram was too strong for Undera, taking out a 58-run win after making 6-161 batting first.

Jack Young (52) and Nathan Pell (46) were excellent for the Redbacks, while David Balfour grabbed 3-30 for the Lions.

Darren Hawes was on song for Kyabram with 4-17, as Jack Hajro (32 not out) played well in a losing cause.

●Invergordon crashed through Numurkah to secure a comfortable seven-wicket win.

Steve Morris (28) was the only Blues player to reach double figures in their score of 86, as Invergordon bowlers Daniel Bowles (3-6) and Travis Murdoch (2-1 from eight overs) made life difficult.

Bevan Hall blasted an unbeaten 56 to get Invergordon to 3-90 from 17 overs.

●Nathan Abley smashed an unbeaten 150 from 102 balls to guide Euroa to victory against Murchison.

The Magpies batted first, with Abley taking hold and helping them to 9-224.

Murchison never looked like getting near the target, finishing on 6-155 as Greg Fraser finished not out on 53.

●Mooroopna smashed Dhurringile by 119 runs, with Geoff Wood (58) and Lloyd Payne (48 not out) leading the way for the Cats.

Ryley Issell picked up three wickets for Mooroopna as Dhurringile was all out for 60 in the 21st over.

●In the E-grade Whitelock Shield, Old Students won a thriller against Northerners as Jason Wild smashed 104 for the winners.

Colin Colger (43) was also important in the Students’ tally of 206 batting first, while Paul Bollard grabbed three wickets for the Jets.

●Central Park-St Brendan’s score of 4-198 was too much for Toolamba, as the Tigers bowled the Taipans out for 90.

Peter Hogeboom (87 not out) and Adrian Crossley (47 not out) starred for the Tigers, while Ashley Hooper snared 5-20.

Luke Dabkowski (50) scored more than half of Toolamba’s score.

●Shaun Candy belted 109 not out to help Katandra defeat Kyabram by seven wickets.

Wayne O’Neill (93) and Makenzie Ryan (44) were excellent in the Redbacks’ innings of 198, while Jack Nelson took four wickets for the Eagles.

Candy and Glenn Smith (30) got Katandra off to the perfect start towards making 3-204.

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