Did you knows – Rd 6
The Top side have won 3 games in a row each by 100+ runs (189 runs, 117 runs & 136 runs). This is their best run since 2004/05 when they won 4 games by 145 runs (GF), 96 runs (SF), 109 runs, and an inngs & 53 runs
Club VP Chris ‘Toph’ Ninkov played his first game in the tops for club in his 70th appearance. He managed to take 1/1 off 2.4 overs.
Ben Fitzgerald after leading the duck count this season came to the rescue and scored 58no in the 2nds win over Coolbinia WP.
Roger ‘Salad Dodger’ Smith took his 500th club wicket on the weekend in the 3rds top of the table win over Karrinyup. Salad has taken 42 wickets in the tops, 219 in the 2nds, 240 in the 3rds and 1 wicket in the 4ths. His best season was 2008/09 when he took 47 wickets and he has the clubs best bowling figs of 10/16 and match figs of 16/46 both achieved against Carlisle in 2007/08. He also narrowly missed his 5,000th club run in this match after scoring 41no and was left stranded on 4,999 runs.
Steve ‘Locky’ Lockwood continues his winning run as captain with another win to increase his winning streak to 18 victories in a row. He captained the 4ths to 12 wins in a row to end last season and the 3rds to 6 wins to start this season.
Club Leaders – After Rd 6
Dave “Spanner” Spencer is the clubs leading run scorer with 369 runs. (Record is 883 runs by Dixie Joy in 04/05 & Dave ‘Spanner’ Spencer in 14/15)
Roger ‘Salad Dodger’ Smith is the clubs leading wicket taker with 16 wickets. (Record is Sam Ward with 49 wickets in 04/05).
Steve “Locky” Lockwood is the clubs leading fielder with 8 dismissals. (Record is Steve “Locky” Lockwood with 37 dismissals in 03/04).
Dave “Spanner” Spencer is the clubs leading all rounder with 399 points this season. (Record is Greg “Grinnas” Dimery with 1157 points 07/08)
Ben Fitzgerald & Ben Grant are the clubs leaders in the duck trophy with 2 ducks each. (Record is 7 ducks by Barry “AJ” Brooks in 99/00).