CHCA. At Friday night’s Twenty20 game, Forest-Stanley batted first on a slow Stanley ground.
Jimmy Martin and Marty Hardy putting on a 54-run partnership before Martin was dismissed. Hardy went on to make 66 and Mitchell Bellinger chipped in with 28 to bring their side to a total of 6 for 151
Jacob Finch was the pick of the bowlers for Irishtown taking 2 for 24 from his 4 overs.
Forest-Stanley were on fire early with Lachlan Oates taking a wicket from his first ball. Tyler Kadow was impressive behind the wickets taking completing two stumpings.
Dangerous Irishtown batsman Sean Ryan looked solid early but was dismissed for 8, trapped in front, lbw by Mitchell Bellinger.
Irishtown wickets continued to fall regularly and they were all out for 85 in just 16 overs.
“It was a really Good Friday night of cricket with a good crowd there watching,” Forest-Stanley coach Bellinger said. “There was music in between overs and after boundries, which made a really good T20 atmosphere.”