It may have taken 36 years, but the Forest Hill Zebras finally claimed another McIntosh Shield title, defeating Vermont by 46 runs at Morton Park on Saturday.
Under overcast skies the Shield game started early, to make up lost time from day one. With all other finals completed, the crowd almost doubled on last Saturday’s patronage. Continue reading Cricket: BHRDCA: Forest Hill claim silverware and piece of history (McIntosh Shield)
Game 1: Plenty Valley 8/109 (A Price 35, K Lamb 27, Brock 3/9) defeated by Box Hill 3/110 (A. Lanning 39, Carter 24, Brock 23*, O’Donnell 1/19) by 7 wickets
With the temperature expected to warm up, the Box Hill Mustangs took complete charge against Plenty Valley Bats on a thick and slow Ross Gregory Oval. Continue reading Cricket: VWCA, January 12: Box Hill contest two close ones on a warm January day
Game 1: Box Hill v Melbourne
Box Hill 5/157 (M. Lanning 54, A. Lanning 49*, S. Tatchell 2/33) defeated Melbourne 4/113 (E. Jones 46 rt no, K. Black 32) by 44 runs
A last over knee injury to Melbourne opener Evelyn Jones was the only thing that overshadowed a strong Box Hill win at the Albert Cricket Ground on Sunday.
Sunny skies and a pleasant breeze greeted players and spectators, and Meg Lanning wasted no time, letting loose on the short boundaries. Continue reading Cricket: VWCA Action (Premier 1sts) Round 6 and 7: Box Hill Mustangs Report