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.
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
Total (off 42 overs) 6 /146
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
Total (off 42 overs) 4 /143
MPCA won by 3 runs.