Wright leads batting averages

With the cricket season set to re-commence on January 21, it’s the perfect time to check out leader boards and averages. 

BEST BATTER: Nathan Wright from Robertson-Burrawang is ranked as the number one first-grade HDCA batter. Photo: Lauren Strode.

BEST BATTER: Nathan Wright from Robertson-Burrawang is ranked as the number one first-grade HDCA batter. Photo: Lauren Strode.

Since round one there have been a number of stand out teams and players. 

In the first grade competition, Nathan Wright has secured his position at the top of the batting leader board. 

In round eight Wright scored a huge 200 runs for Robertson-Burrawang in a match against Bowral. The huge score secured Wright the top ranking for best batting. 

Wright was also ranked second after he secured 141 runs for Robertson in round two. 

Bowral newcomer Patrick Jackson and East Bowral Blues’ Josh Heyhorn shared third position with a total of 106 runs. Jackson secured his runs in the round two match against Mittagong and Heyhorn in round eight in the match against the Wingello Tigers.

Wright also secured top spot on the batting averages leader board. He has scored a total of 682 runs this season and has a current average of 136.4 runs.

Ben Hamilton, also from Robertson has the second highest batting average with 239 runs so far and 119.5 run average. 

Bowral’s Max McIllhatton secured third spot with an average of 68.5 and a combined score of 137 runs. 

Cameron Belshaw from Bowral Cricket Club was ranked first on the best bowling leader board. 

In the round two match against Mittagong, he took figures 9-43 off nine overs, which included one maiden. 

Matthew Pike from the Wingello Tigers Cricket Club was ranked second. 

In the round six match against East Bowral, he took figures of 8-17 off eight overs, which included three maidens. So far this season, Nicholas Gardner (East Bowral) has the highest bowling average, followed by Zac Clewett (Robertson) and Cameron Belshaw (Bowral). 

Robertson-Burrawang have secured top spot on the first grade leader board with 68 points. The team have lost a total of 36 wickets and taken 62 wickets. They have 1675 runs for and 1223 runs against them. Bowral are placed second with 60 points. They have lost a total of 37 wickets and have taken a total of 53 wickets so far this season. They have taken 1221 runs for and have 1238 runs against them.

East Bowral Blue Cricket Club are placed third with 44 points. They have lost 62 wickets and and have taken 45 wickets. They have taken 1008 runs for and have had 1023 runs against them.

The Wingello Tigers sat at fourth spot with 40 points. They have lost a total of 39 wickets and have taken 31 wickets. They have taken 774 runs for and had 857 runs against them. Mittagong sits in fifth position with 28 points. They have lost 30 wickets and taken 13.