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2 Tons, a couple of Pfeiffers and a 6 Pack
Date of Event : Sun Feb 26, 2017 4:23PM
Rowan Bricker posted a career-best 162 not out

Congratulations to our star performers on Day 1 of the final round versus Casey-South Melbourne.

 


Rowan Bricker batted all day at Casey Fields to compile a career-best 162 not out. He stroked 21 fours and faced 271 balls to anchor the 2nds 352/9 declared, including a 145 run 8th wicket partnership with Jason McNally (72).

 


Adam Bull dashed his way to his third Premier 1s century compiling 103 out of the team's 8/210 at Toorak Park. Bully and Arjun Dhull (49) put on 132 for the first wicket to give the True Blues first innings points after they earlier dismissed the Swans for 126 half-way through the second session.

 


Sam Coates featured in six dismissals as the True Blues pace trio of Matt Wilcox (4/33), Adam Hutton (3/17) and Evan Gulbis (2/13) consistently found edges from the Swan's batsmen.

 


Rehn Smith (5/16 off 11) and Ajay Bhatt (5/27 off 15) ran through the Casey -SM 3rds to dismiss them for 48. Nick Blaich smashed a season-best 87, including nine 4's and three 6's to put the 3rds in a strong position at 6/221 dec to press home claims for a finals position next week.

 


The 4ths put in a solid team performance to bowl out Casey for 206 with Liam Brown (3/25), Tom Officer (2/33) and Nathan Caton-Robertson (2/37) the multiple wicket takers.

 


So with all teams in positions to push for wins, next week should present an intriguing day of cricket.

 


GO TRUE BLUES!!!

Last updated: Sunday February 26, 2017 4:41PM
Author: Nigel Hutton

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