Match wilts in wet weather

FOR the third game against Kooweerup the match has been drawn due to wet weather.
Unfortunately for Tooradin, the team needed a good win to make the finals and so it wasn’t to be this season.
Chasing Kooweerup’s 329 they were 5/148 at tea when the rain came and stopped play in the 43rd over of the day.
Aaron Avery continued his good form to be 67 not out. He was supported by Ash Adams hard hitting 26, Cal O’Hare 19 and Brenton Adams 14.


Tooradin dismissed Cranbourne Meadows for 81 in reply to its first innings score of 192.
In the second innings they were 2/19 when rain came. Matt Finch led the attack in a solid team performance finishing with 3/20 off 21 overs.
Rory Alder bowled attacking leg spin to claim 3/37. Rick Holland and Sam Clarke each took two wickets to give victory by 111 runs.

@BT Sub Sport Gaz:C GRADE

Chasing Devon Meadows score of 9/155 Tooradin was very well placed at 3/123 from 36 overs before the rain came.
They got away to a great opening partnership of 92 between Brett Murray (57) and Peter Stone 23 not out.
Peter O’Hare had a quick 17 but Tooradin was caught by the weather in its pursuit of victory.

@BT Sub Sport Gaz:E GRADE

Tooradin Resumed at 0/4 in pursuit of the Cranbourne Meadows Rebels 224.
Shane Hook (13) provided great support to Matt Burridge as these two put on an opening stand of 53.
Ross Simpson joined Burridge and added 26 for the second wicket before Burridge was dismissed for a punishing 43.
Two more quick wickets fell before an early tea was taken.
No further play was possible with Tooradin 4/106, Simpson not out 35 and James Brown 5 not out. The match was drawn with this result enough for the Gulls to retain fourth spot.


The Sub-District, C grade and E grade have all made the finals.
Both Sub-District and C grade will have home semi-finals at Tooradin Recreation Reserve and Rutter Park respectively.

@BT Sub Sport Gaz:UNDER 15

Tooradin defeated Kooweerup by 51 runs on the first innings. Chasing Tooradin’s 6/134 they dismissed Kooweerup for 83 in the 34th over.
Tooradin made a good start when Dylan Sutton took the first wicket with a catch by Tim Lenders.
Kooweerup then had a 27 run partnership before Cody Gramberg took his first wicket.
Jasper Donaldson took a caught and bowled and Tooradin strengthened their position.
All boys were given a bowl and the wickets were shared with Cody 3/10, Rohan Simpson 2/3, Jasper 1/2 (three overs) and new player Nick Caminiti had a wicket in his first game. Nic Simpson and Mitch Dawkins took good catches and Tom Cam had a run out.

@BT Sub Sport Gaz:UNDER 13

Tooradin traveled to Bass and, chasing their score of 84, passed it with only one wicket down.
They resumed at 0/20 and both Luke Adams and Jake Dean got them away to the best opening partnership of the year when both boys played powerfully to retire on 30.
Callum Underwood continued his form to make 10 and Fraser Randall 8.
After 24 overs they declared at 3/99.
Forcing Kilcunda/Bass to bat again Tooradin bowled very well to have them 9/26 at stumps – just missing an outright victory.
Jake Dean got the important wicket of E. Luke and they were 2/5.
Wickets fell to two run outs and eight bowlers all had a go.
Tom Evans 2/0, Joel Mackie 2/7, Callum Underwood 1/2, Rohan Simpson 1/4 and Jake 1/5 were the wicket takers.
A very good game to end the season on for the Under 13 team.

@BT Sub Sport Gaz:UNDER 11

Kilcunda/Bass traveled to Tooradin and played some very good cricket with their bowling, fielding and batting.
The home side bowled first and good catches were taken by Alex Johnson and Brad Butler.
Jordan Stuart bowled a batsman as did Brad. While batting the boys played some rash shots with only Jeremy Finch and Callum batting through their overs and not going out.
Jeremy also took two wickets in a good game.


Presentation night for under- 11, under-13 and under-15 will be held on Tuesday 16 March at 6pm at the Tooradin and District Sports Club. All parents are invited to attend.

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