Elmore stuns Dingee in huge boilover

IN what shaped as a David v Goliath battle, Elmore pulled off a remarkable upset win over Northern United Cricket Association flag favourite Dingee on Saturday.

Elmore defied its bottom-of-the-ladder position to stun Dingee with a seven-run victory and win its second game in a row.

Dingee had gone into the round 11 game at home on the back of nine wins in a row.

However, its score of 9-157 wasn't enough as Elmore replied with 7-164.

No Elmore details were supplied, while the best of the Dingee players were captain Scott Lawry (43 and 4-22) and Ben Govett (41).

Elmore fought back superbly with the ball after Dingee had one stage been 2-126.

• Reigning premier Heathcote suffered its third loss in a row, going down to Colbinabbin by 76 runs.

Daniel Morgan (70 n.o.) and Phil Morgan (64) shared in a 129-run stand for the fourth wicket in Colbinabbin's 5-193 off its 40 overs.

Heathcote could muster just 117 in reply, with the Colbinabbin trio of Brian Dwyer (3-8), David Price (3-27), Locklan Sirrett (3-47) taking three wickets each in their side's fifth victory. No Heathcote details were supplied.

• Calivil won the clash of two top-four teams against Bagshot by nine runs.

Batting first, Bagshot compiled 8-147, with opener Stefan Anderson (30), Steve King (27) and Ben Hamilton (25) the leading scorers.

Lachlan Ralphs (2-22) and Phil Brown (2-43) picked up two wickets each for Calivil, which answered with 7-156 to win its third game in a row.

Garner Smith (50) and David Dennis (43) set up the successful chase with an 83-run stand for the third wicket. 

At one stage Calivil lost 4-5 in its innings, going from 3-137 to 7-142.

Kym Wheelhouse bowled well for Bagshot to take 4-40 off eight overs.

• Raywood won a high-scoring game against Goornong by 12 runs.

Raywood scored 8-188 batting first before Goornong answered with 9-176.

Raywood's top contributors were 49 from opener Damian Tresize, while Shaun Keogh bowled brilliantly to take 6-23.

Nick Harris made an unbeaten 54 for Goornong. With the ball Nick Edwards snared 3-22.

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