A win for CSA earns them T20’s second place

A seven wicket win by CSA over Tilpa on Friday night helped to improve CSA’s standing in the Twenty20 cricket competition to second place on the points table.

CSA and Wyatt’s Whackers improved their current standings in the Twenty20 cricket competition with both recording wins on the weekend.

CSA defeated Tilpa by seven wickets on Friday night at Ward Oval while Whackers beat Hombres by 33 runs in their match under lights on Saturday night.

Tilpa batted first in their match with CSA and only managed 104 runs from their 20 overs.

Fred McClure (28) and Tony Polack (26) top scored for Tilpa.

Tadgh Waugh was the best of the CSA bowlers picking up 3/8 from four overs.

In reply, CSA passed the required total in the 14th over with seven wickets in hand.

Slade Neale (36) and Tadgh Waugh (35) top scored for CSA.

In Saturday night’s game Whackers batted first and were bowled out for a respectable total of 163 runs.

Jed Noonan top scored with the bat scoring 68 runs with Ben Griffiths contributing 18 runs to their total.

Adam Doherty was the best of bowlers for Hombres taking four wickets for 35 from three overs.

In reply, Hombres were bowled out in the 19th over for 130 runs.

Jay Egan (62), Ben McBride (20) and Graham Harbison (15 not out) were the only batsmen to score double figures.

Eddie Paul picked up three wickets for Whackers.

Bushies leads the competition table by one point over CSA with Whackers in third place and Hombres are back in 4th spot followed by Tilpa and Golfie.

In the match played last week Howie’s Hombres finished with a declared win over CSA after the match was abandoned due to a severe dust storm.

There will be plenty of cricket over this Australia Day long weekend with Cobar playing against teams from Nymagee, Bourke and Nyngan in an Inter-Town T20 Competition.

The tournament will commence Friday night and conclude with the final to be played on Sunday night.contributed