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Unbeaten QLD run continues in Open Men's Division
Date of Event : Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:00AM

Queensland is in command in the Open Men’s Division at the 2017 Indoor Cricket National Championships in Mackay.

 

The host state remains undefeated after eight matches with 48 points, three clear of its nearest rival.

 

ACT sits second on the table with five wins (35.5 points), followed by Victoria (25.5 points) - who have won only two matches, but claimed 18 skins.

 

New South Wales rounds out the top four (25 points) with four wins.

 

In Wednesday’s matches, Queensland, ACT and South Australia all posted two wins.

 

Strong team batting performances guided Queensland to two strong wins. The host state defeated Victoria 97 to 33, with six batters reaching double figures, before seven batters reached double figures in a 111 to 48 win over Western Australia.

 

Vines Bennett top-scored with 19 runs as the ACT defeated Victoria 75 to 59, and the ACT also recorded a thumping win against New South Wales.

 

Batting first, the ACT reached 89 runs, with three wickets each to Tyler Van Luin and Alexander Floros restricting New South Wales to a total of just 9.

 

South Australia edged past Western Australia by 10 runs in the morning, followed by a 31-run victory against the same opponent later in the day.

 

New South Wales also had a win, defeating South Australia by 24 runs.

 

Vinesh Bennett from the ACT leads the run-scorers with 104 from seven matches, while Victoria’s Clive Rose leads the wicket-takers with 14 from seven matches.

 

Matches continue tomorrow across all five open divisions at the Mackay Indoor Sports Arena.

For full fixtures, scores and updates throughout the tournament, visit indoor.cricket.com.au, follow @CA_Indoor on Twitter or head to the Cricket Australia Indoor Facebook Page.


Last updated: Wednesday September 13, 2017 6:39PM