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SA fly high in Lord's Taverners Shield
Date of Event : Thu Jul 13, 2017 7:30PM

South Australia sits on top of the table after a dominant run in the Lord’s Taverners Shield at the 2017 Indoor Cricket National Championships in Mackay.

 

The Lord’s Taverners Shield, now in its 25th season, is the open-age division for cricketers from across the country with an intellectual disability.

 

South Australia has won all eight of its matches in the tournament so far, with Victoria (five wins), Queensland (three wins) and Western Australia (three wins) rounding out the top four heading into the final stages of the tournament.

 

In today’s matches, South Australia recorded two big wins.

 

The ladder leaders were too strong for Queensland, winning 120 to -12, and followed up with another win against Western Australia, 172 to -9.

 

Lindsay Drowley picked up six wickets in the win against Queensland, while for the host state, Shane Kuilboer picked up two wickets and scored nine runs.

 

In the match against Western Australia, Scott May scored 41 runs and took three wickets, while for the team from the west, Fillip Ranieri scored 10 runs and took two wickets.

 

Western Australia had a win against New South Wales in the morning session, 106 to 64.

 

Michael Gillies impressed for New South Wales with 18 runs and two wickets, while Nick Rogerson top-scored for Western Australia with 31 runs.

 

Victoria also had a win, defeating Western Australia 149 to 41.

 

Chris Anderson scored 21 runs and claimed three wickets for Victoria, while Jonathan Flower contributed 18 runs for Western Australia.

 

Open division semi and preliminary finals will be played tomorrow, followed by grand finals on Saturday.

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: Friday September 15, 2017 11:12PM