• Jason Regan

Results from Round one of Hume Cricket

Saturday saw the return of local sport to the Riverina for the first time in months with round one of matches played in Hume crickets first grade competition.


At Ten Mile Creek, Holbrook hosted Rand with the away side winning the toss and electing to bat first. The highlight of the innings was the 98 run partnership for the second wicket between Bryce Swift (74) and Mark Kreutzberger(38). The pair helped set up a competitive total of 163. Swift top-scored for Rand with three run-outs in the innings doing the most damage with the ball.



In reply, Holbrook was positioned well at 3 for 102 before a series of quick wickets saw their innings lose momentum. They would finish their 40 overs at 7 for 156, losing by just 7 runs. Bowen top-scored for Rand for Holbrook with 39 which came from 76 deliveries. Kreutzberger took three wickets for Rand to top off a fine all-round performance.


At Peach Oval, Henty hosted Brock-Burrum with the home team winning the toss and electing to bat. They finished their 40 overs at 9 for 198 with skipper Shannon Terlich cracking a magnificent 106 from just 103 deliveries. Best with the ball for Brock-Burrum was Jordan Schilg who finished with figures of 3 for 32 from 7 overs.


In reply, Brock-Burrum stayed ahead of the asking rate despite losing regular wickets. Jordan Schilg anchored the innings with a well made 82, watching several partners come and go. When he was dismissed with the score at 182 There were just two wickets left in hand and 17 required for victory.


The 9th wicket fell with the score at 188 with Karl Schilg joined by number 11 Justin Everitt. Schilg did the scoring with Everitt seeing off 9 deliveries, allowing Brock-Burrum to pass the target in the 35th over.



The canola crops around Osbourne Oval provided a spectacular setting for a great game between the Tigers and The Rock Yerong Creek. The home side won the toss and batted first. Opener Jack Glanvill started the season well, cracking 6 fours in a well made 53 to top score for Osbourne.


He was well supported by skipper Edward Perryman with the Tigers eventually bowled out for 146. Best with the Ball for TRYC was Jayden Hibberson who finished with figures of 4 for 29 from 6 overs.


In reply, TRYC found early trouble losing two wickets with the score on just 13. A steadying partnership between Oscar Wills (24) and Todd Hannam (67*) took the score to 69 before Wills departed. Hannam was joined at the crease by Kirkwood (47*) with the pair guiding TRYC to the target with an over to spare.



At Walla Oval, the home side took on an undermanned Culcairn. Walla Walla won the toss and batted first with Chris Hutchinson (54) top-scoring for the hosts in a total of 9 for 164. Lachlan Knobel was the best with the ball for Culcairn taking 4 wickets.


In reply, Culcairn's innings never threatened to get going with only two batters going past double figures. May top-scored with 18 as Culcairn crumbled to be all out for just 55. Best with the ball for Wall Walla was Nate Kohlhagen who finished with the impressive figures of 4 for 8 from 3.1 overs.