Archive for November 2008

Love gives Bulls big lead

Nov 22nd, 2008 | By Donny | Category: Domestic cricket, Sheffield Shield

Nick Kruger (73) and Martin Love added 152 for the second wicket to put Queensland in a strong position against NSW at the SCG.
NSW: 210 & 4/178. Daniel Smith 54*. Q’land: 354. Love 110, Burt Cockley 5/76, Doug Bollinger 3/78.
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WA: 239 & 7/290. Marcus North 103 & 141, James Pattinson 3/43, Damien Wright 3/51. Vic: […]



Katich stands tall

Nov 22nd, 2008 | By Donny | Category: International cricket

Simon Katich continued his lone hand innings at the Gabba in the first Test against New Zealand. He carried his bat for a splendid 131*.
Australia: 268. Mitch Johnson 31, Brad Haddin 19, Stuart Clark 18, Chris Martin 3/69. The lead is 326. NZ: 6/143. Ross Taylor 67*, Daniel Flynn 27, Clark 3/23, Johnson 2/25.



North plays lone hand century

Nov 21st, 2008 | By Donny | Category: Domestic cricket, Sheffield Shield

Peter Siddle took 2 early wickets against Western Australia at the WACA.
WA: 7/207. Marcus North 103*, James Pattinson 3/31, Siddle 2/51.
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NSW was dismissed for 210 at the SCG. Beau Casson scored 63. For Queensland, Chris Swan took 4/21 from 16 overs. James Hopes 3/54.
Q’land: 1/72 at stumps.



Wickets galore in Brisbane

Nov 21st, 2008 | By Donny | Category: International cricket

Wickets continued to fall on day 2 of the first Test against New Zealand.  Mitch Johnson took 4/30 as NZ came up 58 runs short of Australia’s first innings.
Aust: 214 & 6/131. Simon Katich 67*, Chris Martin 3/52, Iain O’Brien 2/23. NZ: 156. Ross Taylor 40, Jesse Ryder 30, Johnson 4/30, Shane Watson 2/35, Brett […]



Banglas follow on in Bloemfontein

Nov 20th, 2008 | By Donny | Category: International cricket, Tests

Mohammad Ashraful invited Sth Africa to bat in the first Test at Bloemfontein.
SA: 9/441 declared. Ashwell Prince 59*, Graeme Smith 157, Hashim Amla 112, Neil McKenzie 42, Shakib Al Hasan 5/130. Bangladesh 153 & 1/20. Mushfiqur Rahim, Makhaya Ntini 3/20.



Bird’s 5fa not enough as Blues crash

Nov 19th, 2008 | By Donny | Category: Domestic cricket, Ryobi One-Day Cup

Dom Thornely won the toss and elected to field first against Queensland at the SCG.
All out 177. Nathan Reardon 42, Lee Carseldine 42, Aaron Bird 5/26, Thornely 2/33. NSW: 153. Steve Smith48, Phil Hughes 38, Chris Swan 3/28.



McKay stars in Vics outright

Nov 17th, 2008 | By Donny | Category: Domestic cricket, Sheffield Shield

Rob Quiney continued his good batting form with a solid 88 in the match against Tasmania, at the MCG. Damien Wright was the last man out. He scored an excellent 84 as the Vics took a 266 run lead into the second innings.
Tas: 218 & 300. (Brett Geeves 99*, Clinton McKay 5/78.) Vic: 484 & […]



Warriors home. Voges century.

Nov 16th, 2008 | By Donny | Category: Domestic cricket, Ryobi One-Day Cup

SA batted first.
6/270. Callum Ferguson 101, Tom Cooper 53,  Arron O’Brien 48, Shane Heal 2/34.
WA won by 5 wickets and with 16 balls to spare. Adam Voges 104*, Marcus North 69.



Bushrangers lead by 120. MCG

Nov 15th, 2008 | By Donny | Category: Domestic cricket, Sheffield Shield

Dan Marsh won the toss and elected to bat first, against Victoria at the MCG.
At 5/62. Tasmania was in deep trouble but George Bailey (73), Luke Butterworth (25) and Brett Geeves (31)  gave the total some respectability.
Tas: 218. Damien Wright 3/57. Vic: 6/338. Rob Quiney 46*, Andy McDonald 46. Nick Jewell 92, Dave Hussey 76, […]



Pomersbach halts Redbacks’ charge

Nov 13th, 2008 | By Donny | Category: Domestic cricket, Sheffield Shield

After SA declared on 9/479 (Michael Klinger 255), WA looked to be in trouble, at 3/22, before Luke Pomersbach smashed his way past a better than run-a-ball century.
WA: 3/135. Pomerbach 100* (97 balls), Marcus North 23*, Al Wise 2/19.