The Border Watch : January 29th 2014
34 SPORT SWIFT GA manual $15,490 DRIVE FROM AWAY Allen leads SA to REVOR A manual $15,490 DRIVE FROM AWAY Allen leads SA to REVOR A email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Australia's under 17 been crowned national champions at the Cricket Australia Under 17 Male National Championships in Adelaide. The side defeated ACT last Thursday to take its fourth victory of the national championships and seal the title. And three Mount Gambier representatives – Patrick Page, Ryan Hosking and Matthew Allen – shared the spoils and all performed admirably throughout the competition. Allen also had the honour of captaining the South Australian winning XI. Each have done their domestic Mount Gambier clubs proud with Allen linked to Yahl, Page from South Gambier and Hosking from West Gambier. Championship campaign SOUTH Australia began its assault on the title with a Round 1 loss to Victoria in a one-day match. The home side batted first and reached 151 runs, with the Mount Gambier trio quiet, Page scoring just four runs while Allen could only manage three. With the ball, the fast-bowling pair of Hosking and Allen had little impact and the Victorians passed the total in the 27th over. But from there the team didn't look back, going on to defeat Western Australia in another one-day match in Round 2. South Australia sent Western Australia into bat and limited the scoring to 148 in the 48th over, helped along by Hosking's 2/9 off three overs. Allen held two catches while Page and Hosking held one each. With the bat the home side passed the total in the 39th over, with Page scoring 27 runs off 53 deliveries while Allen managed 20 off 26. Against the Northern Territory in a two-day match South Australia bundled the opposition out for 159, Allen featuring with 1/12 off six overs while Hosking managed 1/5 off four. Both Allen and Page held a catch each. With the bat Page came into his own, finishing with 75 runs off 107 deliveries. In the second two-day fixture against Tasmania the team was relentless with the bat, declaring at 6/355. Page was again in solid form with 41 from 51 while Allen was unbeaten on 12 from 10 balls. VICTORIOUS CAPTAIN: Yahl product, Matthew Allen captained the South Australian XI which won the Australian Under 17 Cricket Championships last week in Adelaide. The team limited Tasmania to 256 runs with Allen holding a catch. And in the final match, a twoday fixture against ACT, South Australia reached a total of 280, with Page managing a respectable 41 off 70 balls, while Allen finished with 23 off 48. The team then limited ACT to just 175 runs with Allen holding two catches. South Australia were presented the Parish Trophy after coming from almost nowhere in the last round to claim the victory, finishing one point clear of Victoria and New South Wales and two points clear of Queensland in an extremely tight affair. Solid statistics PAGE was solid throughout the championships, making an aggregate of 188 runs from five completed innings at an average of 37.60 per knock. Page's best innings was a classy 75 against Northern Territory in Round 3. Allen had somewhat of a mixed tourney, making just 59 runs – at 19.67 – with a highest score of 23 and with the ball took just 1/70. Hosking was only called on to bat once, making one not out, while with the ball, took 3/46 at 15.33 runs per wicket. 34 - The Border Watch, Wednesday, January 29, 2014 Final ladder Pos. 1 SA 2 Victoria 3 NSW 6 ACT 7 WA 8 Tasmania Awards Pts Net run rate 23 22 22 4 Queensland 21 5 NT 12 6 4 0 MORE FUN MORE SWIFT VISIT US ONLINE borderwatch.com.au MAC SUZUKI 635978 44 Mount Gambier Road, Millicent Phone 8733 1461 LMVD 45868 national victory Page and Hosking star in support JACKSON SOLID EFFORT: West Gambier’s Ryan Hosking took 3/46 for South Australia throughout the National Under 17 Cricket Championships in Adelaide. Pictures: PETER ARGENT 1.3735 1.5824 1.4819 1.2781 0.8530 0.8770 0.7402 0.4420 Spirit-of-Cricket: Tasmania Player-of-the-Championships: Jake Winter (South Australia) Most wickets: Kyle Scrimegour (Northern Territory), 12 Most runs: Jake Winter (South Australia), 389 Most catches: Jonathan Rose (New South Wales), 14 Team-of-the-Championships: Sam Harper (Vic., captain), Jake Winter (SA), Kyle Scrimegour (NT), Henry Hunt (ACT), Tom Healy (Qld), Alec Smith (Tas.), Jhye Richardson (WA), Wes Agar (Vic.), Gehan Seneviratne (Vic.), David Grant (SA), Sam Grimwade (Vic.), Paddy Dooley (Qld). THANKS FOR THAT: Patrick Page acknowledges the crowd support after reaching 50 in Round 3 against Northern Territory. Page went on to make 75. He totalled 188 runs at 37.60 per innings throughout the Australian Under 17 Cricket Championships in Adelaide.
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