Western Districts defeat Macgillivray at Gosse in Round 5 of Kangaroo Island cricket

Western Districts hosted Macgillivray at Gosse on Saturday, November 23 in lovely sunny conditions with a cool but refreshing south west breeze.

Results WD defeated Macgillivray

Mac game over at the end of 45 overs, 9/206

WD won in the 43rd over, 7/212

Macgillivray did not get off to the best start, with both openers out before scoring runs.

Henry Hammat was very satisfied catching his cousin Jed Bald out off Tim Larcombe bowling, and Jai Turner out caught by Tim Larcombe off of Henry Hammat bowling.

Bill Willson and Rhys Bullard were the main contributors to the batting with Bill gettting out on 49 runs to Dylan Lockett, and Rhys making his second tonne on this oval this year, on 100 runs.

Dylan Lockett filled in for WD for the day, taking out 5 wickets with accurate bowling at the stumps, bowling four people, and an LBW.

Ben Davis had a day out on the lovely curated oval, making 87 runs not out, and hitting the winning runs in the 43rd over.

Opener Scott Hammat contributed 39 runs before falling to at catch by Jai Turner off of Jed Bald.

Lucas Boyle also made his mark with a quick 34, hitting five fours. Wicket takers for Macgillivray were Ian Bolto 2, Keith Bolto 2 and Jed Bald 2.

It was an exciting game to watch and came down to the last 2 overs with a fantastic run chase by the Saints. - Shauna Hammat