Third grade T20 results

FAST BOWL: Mittagong Lions player Nick Taylor Bowls for Mittagong in a previous third grade game this season. Photo: Lauren Strode.
FAST BOWL: Mittagong Lions player Nick Taylor Bowls for Mittagong in a previous third grade game this season. Photo: Lauren Strode.

Third grade teams also hit the pitch over the weekend to take part in the HDCA T20 Smash. 

Mittagong took a 66 run victory over Bowral in round one of the competition. 

Mittagong won the toss and elected to bat first. 

The opening partnership was made up by Gary Peters and Mitchel Smith. 

The duo were able to add 34 runs to the tally for Mittagong. Peters secured 30 runs while Smith was only able to take four runs. 

Paul Jones and Scott Jones were batters three and four and neither of them were able to put any runs on the scoreboard. 

Jamie Stokes was up next and top scored with 60 runs., followed by Jeremy Hore who scored 47 undefeated runs. 

By the end of their innings, Mittagong were 8/215 off 20 overs. 

Bowral had a strong bowling performance in the field. 

Tyson Stanton took figures of 4-43 off overs and Michael Webster took 2-20 off two overs. 

Jack Pollard also put on a good display and 1-36 off four overs. 

Bowral was next up to bat. 

The opening partnership was made up of Mitchell Murphy and Graham Brake. 

The duo scored a combined total of 22 for runs for their team. Brake scored 21 while Murphy was only able to secure one run. 

Michael Webster was third to bat and git a sold score of 30 runs. 

Jack Pollard was fifth to bat and top scored with 56 undefeated runs. 

Bowral were unable to chase down Mittagong’s total and finished their innings with 149 runs off 20 overs. 

Mittagong put on a strong effort in the field to restrict Bowral’s total. 

Paul Jones took three catches while Scott Jones took two. Grant Noar and Rob Collins also took a catch each. 

Jamie Stokes put on a good bowling display and took figures of 2-10 off two overs. Mitchell Moran 2-19 off three overs. 

Jason Bardsley, Noar and Collins also showed strong bowling skills. 

In another third grade T20 match Bundanoon defeated the Wingello Tigers. 

Bundanoon won the toss and elected to bowl first.

The Wingello Tigers stepped up to bat at Stephens Park and finished their innings with 99 runs.

Bundanoon’s fielding efforts restricted Wingello to the 99 run total. 

Steve Beveridge, Brenden Hore, Jake Whittington and Cive Collier all took a catch each while David Ragg took two.

Bundanoon was next up to bat. Rodney Acton and Brenden Hore made up the opening partnership and scored a combined total of 20 runs.

Aidan Swnason top scored with 33 runs.

Bundanoon chased down Wingello’s total in 12.3 overs and won the match by one wicket.