REGION 8 Match – Under 16 MPCA vs WGCA

This match played at Frankston Peninsula Ground on Sunday November 3rd was  a trial game for the Region 8 South East Country Sharks Dowling Shield team selection with the MPCA side was selected by the South East Country Sharks Coach (MPCA and Pines player Brett Hudgson).

Players from the two competing teams (the MPCA and WGCA) will be selected to represent  the Sharks team and  the MPCA players not selected for the Sharks team are in contention for selection in the MPCA representative team initial training squad for the VMCU Carnival to be held in January 2014.

The match was a very exciting game in the end and came down to WGCA needing 7 runs to win off the last over.  Patrick Nagel (Rosebud) under pressure bowled an excellent last over including two wickets (bowled and lbw) and being on a hat-trick.  WGCA fell 4 runs short of winning.

Scores from yesterday’s game:
MPCA Captained by Tom Clarke (Sorrento CC) won the toss and decided to bat.
The rain effected match was shortened from 50 overs to 42 overs each innings.

MPCA Batting
Tom Clarke (Sorrento)             Bowled           26
Tom Ewing (Mt. Eliza)     Caught Behind        29
Kyle Bendle (Mt. Martha)          Caught            6
Brodie Symonds (Mornington)  Bowled          37
Aaron Edwards (Langwarrin)    Keeper          22
Will Noall (Main Ridge)             Bowled          14
Sam Fowler (Boneo)                Not Out            1
James LaBrooy (POB)             Not Out            0
Patrick Nagel (Rosebud)         DNB
Nathan Kleinig  (Balnarring)    DNB
Jamin Barron-Toop (Baden Powell)DNB
Extras                                                              14
Total   (off 42 overs)                                  6 /146

WGCA Batting
B. Parrot  Not Out                                           48
C. Miller  Bowled B. Symonds                        37
Z. Chaplin Bowled  B. Symonds                       0
C. Brown Bowled  P. Nagel                            44
L. McMaster  LBW     P. Nagel                         0
M. Coe  Not Out                                                2
Extras                                                              11
Total  (off 42 overs)                                   4 /143

MPCA won by 3 runs.