Did you knows – Rd 4
The club won all 4 games over the weekend. This is the 27th time the Sharks have achieved this feat. The boys have lost just 3 out of 18 games to start the season.
The tops extremely tight bowling restricted Mt Lawley to just 2/28 off their first 33 overs. Mt Lawley ended up with 159 which was well shy of our score of 295. Con Angelkov ended up with the amazing figs of 20.3/13/2/12.
Dave ‘Spanner’ Spencer scored his record equalling 10th century for the club and his highest score with 178 in the 4ths against Ascot. Spanner has now equalled club legend John ‘Maca’ McNamara’s club record of 10 tons. Spanner score was also the 2nd highest club score behind Shane “X” Exell’s score of 196 scored back in 1999/00. It was also the highest score achieved at Bennett Park surpassing Shane “X” Exell who scored 156no in the tops in 2004/05.
Alex Ninkov played his 50th game for the club in the 2nds big win over Ascot – he took 2/12 and had a DNB.
Cam Quenby picked up his first ‘5 for’ the club with 5/31 in the 2nds win over Ascot.
The 3rds big “Battle of the Brothers” turned into a fizzer after Roger ‘Big Rog’ Smiths brother Ray was unable to bat for Carlisle against Big Rog due to family circumstances. The 3rds still came away with a handy win.
Steve ‘Locky’ Lockwood continued his winning run as captain with another win to increase his winning streak to 16 victories in a row. He captained the 4ths to 12 wins in a row to end last season and the 3rds to 4 wins to start this season.
Club Leaders – After Rd 4
Dave “Spanner” Spencer is the clubs leading run scorer with 249 runs. (Record is 883 runs by Dixie Joy in 04/05 & Dave ‘Spanner’ Spencer in 14/15)
Lachie “Chunky” Ashton is the clubs leading wicket taker with 13 wickets. (Record is Sam Ward with 49 wickets in 04/05).
Steve “Locky” Lockwood & Ben Fitzgerald are the clubs leading fielder with 6 dismissals each. (Record is Steve “Locky” Lockwood with 37 dismissals in 03/04).
Dave “Spanner” Spencer is the clubs leading all rounder with 279 points this season. (Record is Greg “Grinnas” Dimery with 1157 points 07/08)
Ben Fitzgerald is the clubs leader in the duck trophy with 2 ducks. (Record is 7 ducks by Barry “AJ” Brooks in 99/00).