Sam’s ripper season

Under 16s

Two Wells v Craigmore February 20

Two Wells was sent into bat and Samuel Harnas and Travis Robinson got off to a flyer putting on a 104-run partnership for the first wicket.

Samuel got caught on 75 (46 balls) which included five big sixes.

Travis was joined by Blake and both played well, picking the gaps in the field.

Travis was out for 36, Blake made 37 n.o, with the team scores at the end of their 20 overs 3/177.

Two Wells changed things up a bit in the field, with Samuel taking the gloves so Travis could have a bowl.

Samuel ended with figures of 2/2 off one over.

The rest of the wickets were shared among Matt Evers 1/6, Blake Hamilton 1/26, Travis Robinson 1/18, Daniel Daly 1/1 and Aden McPherson 1/1.

Under 14s

Two Wells v Craigmore February 20

Two Wells decided to bat and were in trouble right from the start, with Jacob Pellizzari out first ball.

Alex Daly was joined at the crease by Harrison Devlin, but was out not long after and was soon followed by Blake Harris.

Harrison was then joined by Michael Daly and put on a good partnership.

Harrison retired not out on 41 and Michael made 31. Tommy Russell made a quick-fire 16 off 14 balls and Nickolas Welbourn made 13.

After a shaky start Two Wells ended their 20 overs on 6/150.

Craigmore made 6/85 from their 20 overs.

Wickets were shared among the bowlers, with Alex Daly, Blake Harris, Jake Prior and Michael Daly all taking one each.

During this match there were two really good run outs, with Jake Prior having a direct hit and Alex Daly and Harrison Devlin combining for the other one.

The Under 12 match was heated out on Friday February 19, which was the last minor round game for them.

They finished the minor round on top of the table.

Senior Men

Two Wells v Central United, February 6

Two Wells won the toss and elected to bowl.

Skipper Luke once again opened the bowling with the leg spin of Luke Warren.

He managed to perfect the reverse swing leg, spinning full toss, he quickly had two wickets.

The Central United batters then went into full defensive mode with runs at a premium.

Opening bowlers Luke Harris 0/13 off six overs and Luke Warren 2/11 off seven overs were followed by Shayne Walker 1/21 off seven and Cooper Henwood 1/8 off eight.

Blake Hamilton 1/11 off five and Joshua van Piere 2/9 off six rounded out the bowling.

Once again special mention to Brayden Bennett for some superb keeping and the panther Joel Green for prowling square leg.

Cooper took a contender for KFC classic catches, with full pirouette, and Samuel Harnas also taking a sharp and high catch at gully.

Central United finished their 40 overs at 7/80.

Samuel Harnas and Luke Harris opened the batting for Two Wells and it wasn’t until the 19th over that Two Wells lost a wicket, with Luke hitting the ball down deep mid wicket’s throat.

The damage was done though as Two Wells was at that stage 1/61 off 19 overs.

Luke Harris finished with 29 and had a season tally of 349 runs at an average of just under 40.

Shayne Walker came to the crease and supported Sammy to get the remaining runs.

With Two Wells requiring one run to win, and with Sammy on 49 not out, there were some tense moments.

The crowd got vocal, the clouds parted, the sun shone through and the Roostery was bathed in almost biblical sunlight.

Sammy blocked the ball back to the bowler who then attempted a run out at the non-striker’s end.

In the ensuing panic, Samuel Harnas snuck a single and the crowd roared.

Samuel Harnas finished 50 not out and added to an already impressive season with the bat.

Two Wells won and had a bonus point.

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