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Match Report: Round 2 | Keilor Park Cricket Club

FIRST XI MATCH REPORT

ROUND 2 – Vs Druids

A new season about to get underway, we were tasked with the tough assignment of Druids away to kick off our campaign (after the postponement of our Round 1 fixture).

Going into the game, we knew Druids would be a strong side, having been on the receiving end of a hefty loss against them last season.  Knowing the key to their game was consistent bowling and strong batting depth, we headed down to Shorten Reserve ready for the fight.

With the inclusions of Hywel Jones, Andy Davies and Rohan Parag into our top 5, I wasn’t too disappointed when Druids won the toss and elected to Bowl.  Giving us first crack at getting runs on the board, and building scoreboard pressure.

Unfortunately, even the best-laid plans can unravel once they are being put into practice, and after a solid enough start (1-25) we slipped to 5-47, and definitely on the back foot.

But a small counter attack, and a solid contribution from Anthony Tedesco (33), gave us a little bit of hope, and with Liam Hutchison (16) and Jak Donnison (19*) working the end of the innings, we managed to post a sub-par, yet defendable 119.

And then came the carnage.

With full guns blazing, their opening batsman threw caution to wind, trying to make a significant dint in the total in as short a time as possible.  Lucky to escape a strong LBW shout when still in single figures, he managed to put us well and truly to the sword, going on to pass our total himself.

Hywel Jones managed to open his wickets account for KPCC  It too only until his 3rd over, when had the other opening batsman nicking one that angled across him nicely, and some sharp glove work by Parag behind the stumps doing the rest.

Once the game was dead and buried, Jesse Ravanello also managed picked up a couple of quick wickets.

Next week we head back into the Red Ball format, with a game against Altona North at home.  Hoping to get the season up and running and get a W on the board.

Go Devils.

Joe Dirt

SECOND XI MATCH REPORT

ROUND 2 – Vs Druids

With round one of the season being washed out round 2 was here. Beautiful day good looking pitch full team with a late inclusion of a old war horse the second eleven were ready too take it to Sunshine Druids.

We won toss and decided to have a bowl. For the first time with the the white rock ‘Pistol’ Pete McMahon found himself with a new opening partner to share the new rock with big Dyl Tainiton.

Both bowled fantasic good line and length with some great swing.

Pistol made the opening break with a in-swinger that took middle. Tight bowling from the other end from taints bought pistol to claim the next 4 with the saying “nothing but middle” coming from pistol each time he knocked over the stumps. The 2 openers finished off there spells with pistol claiming  4/7 off 8 and taints with a tidy 0/16 off 6.

Morgs spun circles around the middle order with the help of tight bowling from the other end from AB (beyonce). Morgs claiming 1/19 off 8 and AB getting 2/24 off his 7.

Tards and GB finishing it off at the end with Tards getting 2/8 off 6 and GB bowling in the death finishing of with 0/10 from his 2 overs.

Druids getting bowled out in the 37th over for 87. Special mention to new recruit Andy Carroll keeping for the first time in 10 years doing a very good job behind the stumps.

Chasing 87, KP openers Stan and Taints went out to tackle and start the run chase. Both boys battled through facing the swing of the white ball. Stany falling in the 5th over bought the warhorse Evo to the crease. Battling through getting his eye in taints fell early into the partner ship making 6 bring first-gamer kyzzzaa to the crease. Kye looked very solid and unfazed at the crease, while Evo went about his work nudging around 1s and hitting the bad balls to the boundary. Kyzza eventually fell for 4. Tards came in at 5 and created a partnership with the warhorse. The pair getting within 1 run for victory until Evo fell for 38. With some late hitting down order from GB making 16 and Tardz making 44 KP posted 8/132 and getting the W!! For a great way to start the season.

Well done to all the boys for there efforts in the field with the bat and ball.great way to start the season hoping to stay on this roll and give Altona North a run for there money next week!!!!!

Go Parkers.!!!!!

 

THIRD XI MATCH REPORT

ROUND 2 – Vs Royal Park / Brunswick

Third XI games was called off as a Draw due to Royal Park / Brunswick not having a pitch available.

 

Filled Under: KPCC Posted on: October 15, 2017

Keilor Parks New Devils

Keilor Park Cricket Club are excited to announce the signing of Andy Davies and Hywel Jones. The pair have both signed and are excited for the year ahead. Hywel is a Left handed top order batsman that bowls left arm medium pace and Andy is Right Hand opening batsman that bowls Leg spin. Both players looking to make an impact for the Devils in the 2017/18 season!

The Keilor Park family are excited for their arrival, and we asked a few questions so you can get to know more about our new additions:

Andy DaviesHywel Jones

Filled Under: KPCC Posted on: August 6, 2017

Keilor Park News: AGM Update

The Keilor Park Cricket Club has had their Annual General Meeting and excited to announce that key roles and committee have been filled. This comes with great anticipation of the season ahead, with the club celebrating 40 Years of Cricket in the 2017/18 Season.

Dale Baldwin has been voted in as the President for the 5th Season making him the longest serving president in the club’s history. David Tardio will continue his support to Dale and the club as the Vice-President.

In addition to Dales long spell at the club, he has been supported by both Jenny Gila as Secretary and Kerri Dorgan as Treasurer, who will both resume their respective roles. This will make them both become the longest consecutive serving members in these positions.

Two exciting new additions to the committee is the return of Ian “Papa Smurf” Lane and Keiran “Griffo” Peake. Great news to have them on board for the season ahead.

The Junior Coordinator role has yet to be filled, so if there is anyone interested or know of anyone message the Club through the Facebook page or by using the form below.

The Club Coach was also announced, with Joe Carland set to resume the role. With a season under his belt, he has spoken of his excitement with what the Clubs 40th year has ahead. “We’ve shown that we can mix it with any 11 players from any other club. And with that experience and belief, we now know that we can push forward and grow.”

Congratulations to all the appointments as we look forward to what is shaping to be an electrifying year ahead!

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Tags: , , , , Filled Under: KPCC Posted on: June 13, 2017

New Sponsor – Stan Cash

Please welcome our new sponsor Stan Cash who has kindly donated a new chest freezer to the club, if you are after any Electrical, Bedding or Homewares please contact Stan Cash in Keilor East or Brooklyn & please mention you are from Keilor Park Sports Club

Filled Under: KPCC Posted on: April 26, 2017

V.T.C.A.

Well done to some of our seniors on making the V.T.C.A. Under 21 squad.
Massive congratulations to Dean Gila on being named captain.
Squad also includes: Tom Jones, Liam Hutchinson and George Burrows.

Our future is looking extremely bright
#KPCC

Filled Under: KPCC Posted on: December 7, 2016

Christmas Party

Our Christmas Party is just around the corner!!

Saturday 17th December @ the Club Rooms

$20 per adult – buffet dinner (kids are free with a paying adult)

Santa will be visiting at 7.30pm for every age

Also, don’t forget to get your raffle tickets back as this will be drawn after Santa’s visit

Please RSVP to Peter Mcmahon or Dave Tardio so you don’t miss out on a seat/table

 

Filled Under: KPCC Posted on: December 7, 2016

KP Future

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Filled Under: KPCC Posted on: December 6, 2016

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