Point up for grabs at Oakdene

Sven Burluraux top scored for Wallington with 91 from 42. 310109_14

Drysdale paceman Blake Dobbin gave his side the upper hand against Wallington on day one of the round 11 A2 Grade clash on Saturday.

Dobbin took 4/36 to take his season’s tally to 27 and an impressive average of 8.89 as Wallington was dismissed for 175 at Oakdene Oval.

Sven Burluraux top scored with a nice 42 while Henry McIntosh made an unbeaten 26 and Owen Dunn hit 21 to give the Wallabies a respectable total.

Dobbin was backed up by Ben Spencer, who took 3/62.

In reply Drysdale is 1/26 and will still need to bat well to claim the points next Saturday.

Riley Morrison made 41 and Damian Howsam 39 in Wallington’s B2 Grade total of 168 against Inverleigh.

Inverleigh will resume at 1/14 with Damien Biemans snaring a late wicket.

It was the Matthew Shipsides and Mark Johnson show in D Grade for Wallington’s 3rd XI.

Shipsides made a blistering 100 retired from only 57 deliveries while Johnson was not out on 95 from 64 balls. Jonathon Wilson also joined the run fest with a run-a-ball 82 in the huge total of 6/338 against Drysdale.

Michael Bedwell then took a stunning 5/10 to give the Wallabies the win by 233 runs.

The 4th XI was beaten by Armstrong Creek with John Dunstan making 25.