Did you knows – Rd 9
Dave ‘Spanner’ Spencer scored his 4,000th club run in his score of 34 against Ascot in the 2nds.
Blake Barrow took 7/45 against AusInd in the 4ths which is his best bowling figs and first “5 for” for the club.
Did you knows – Rd 10
The Tops scored over 300 runs in their innings for the first time in 5 seasons in their big win against Stirling, “Team of the 25th Anniversary wicketkeeper” Steve “Flo” Florance also made a guest appearance, making 15no and taking 2 catches in the match.
Thomas ‘Gaj’ Gajewksi scored his 1,000th run for the club after making 73 runs in the Tops big win over Stirling. Gaj has achieved this feat in just 32 games for the Sharks, the record is 25 games with Greg ‘Grinnas’ Dimery.
Captain Tim Rule of the 2nds scored his highest score for the club with 81 runs against Coolbinia WP in their win, this surpassed his previous best of 51 scored earlier this season.
Liam Flynn took his first “5 for” with the club after taking 6-57 in the 2nds against Coolbinia WP.
Captain of the 4ths James “JMac” McAuliffe came onto bowl with Ferndale needing just 13 runs to win with 6 wickets in hand and helped orgistrate a massive collapse with Ferndale losing their last 6 wickets for just 11 runs and the Sharks won by 2 runs, JMac took 3/9.
Did you knows – Rd 11
The tops were still needing 24 runs for the last wicket when Louie Mitchell teed off with Chris ‘Topha’ Ninkov to get the boys home with just a couple of balls to spare in a thrilling finish.
Hudson Delves managed a duck on debut for the 2nds, interestingly enough the last 5 guys to debut before Hudson never troubled the scorers either! Hudson is the 121st Sharks player to score a duck on debut from the 799 players to have played for the club. Seb Ralston broke the duck run with a well-made 55 in his debut game in the 4ths.
The 3rds old boys have been blowing out calves like candles with 3 guys retiring hurt in the last 2 weeks. Club Legend James ‘JC’ Cornish making a guest appearance was the latest casualty joining Chris ‘CG’ Gray and Kim McNeill from the week before.
Club Leaders – After Rd 11
Dave ‘Spanner’ Spencer is the clubs leading run scorer with 561 runs. (Record is 883 runs by Dixie Joy in 04/05 & Dave ‘Spanner’ Spencer in 14/15)
Lachy ‘Chunky’ Ashton and Roger ‘Salad Dodger’ Smith‘ are the clubs leading wicket takers with 25 wickets each. (Record is Sam Ward with 49 wickets in 04/05).
Steve ‘Locky’ Lockwood and Ben Fitzgerald are the clubs leading fielder with 12 dismissals each. (Record is Steve ‘Locky’ Lockwood with 37 dismissals in 03/04).
Dave ‘Spanner’ Spencer is the clubs leading all rounder with 601 points this season. (Record is Greg ‘Grinnas’ Dimery with 1157 points 07/08)
Ben Fitzgerald, Daniel Whitehurst and Jordan Pearce are the clubs leaders in the duck trophy with 3 ducks each. (Record is 7 ducks by Barry ‘AJ’ Brooks in 99/00).