D-grade batsemen stand up for Cobras after three losses

Opening batsman Jake Gittins attempts a pull shot in his innings of 16 against Jan Juc in C2. (pictures Mark Heenan Media) 189584

By Mark Heenan

COLLENDINA B1 suffered an 80-run loss to Portarlington in their one-day clash at Portarlington on Saturday.

The Demons won the toss and batted first in fine conditions and laid the foundation to build a competitive total of 6/220 from 40 overs.

Portarlington opening batsmen Michael Malley (70) and Ashley Gillett (73) shared in a 131-run first wicket partnership.

Cobra Dave Treharne was his side’s most successful bowler with 3/39 from eight overs.

In reply Collendina were all out for 140 from 39.2 overs.

Cobra opener Chris Thompson top scored with 35, while Portarlington bowler Travis Lang stood out with 4/21 from eight overs.

PORTARLINGTON defeated Collendina by seven wickets in their C2 one-day game at Portarlington’s No.2 oval on Saturday.

Batting first the Cobras made 6/140 from its 40 overs, in reply the Demons finished at 3/141.

COLLENDINA also lost its one-day clash against Jan Juc by 68 runs on Saturday 19 January.

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Jan Juc batted first to compile 6/182 from 40 overs, while in reply Collendina were bundled out for 114 from 36.1 overs.

COLLENDINA D Grade defeated Barwon Heads by six wickets in their one-day game at Barwon Heads on Saturday 26 January.

The Seagulls won the toss and batted first to finish at 8/170 from 40 overs.

In reply Collendina won with seven overs to spare and ended the day at 4/189 from 33 overs.

Cobra pair John Mills (70) and Chris Pitfield (62 not out) put the finishing touches on victory and shared in a 99-run third-wicket partnership.

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