Allan, Prime dominate BUCCs chase for victory in third XI grand final

AN unbeaten stand of 121 by Clint Prime and Ricky Allan ensured Bendigo United scored a nine-wicket victory in the BDCA’s third XI grand final against Golden Square.

Allan hit a brilliant 84 not out and Prime chalked up another premiership victory as he scored an unbeaten 40.

Golden Square scored 145 in Saturday’s play at Canterbury Park in Eaglehawk.

David Hickman hit top score of 36 and had team-mates Michael Cook 22, and Joel McLean 19 bat well.

After being 2-52 off 25 overs, Square upped the run-rate in a 40-run stand between Hickman and Cook.

Bendigo United fought back brilliantly through Jason Cruse, 4-20 off six overs.

Craig Trethowan, 2-24, and Lucas Frost, 1-24, bowled well for the Scott Macumber-skippered Bendigo United.

In Sunday’s chase Prime and Craig Banfield reached 27 before Banfield was run out by Robert Stranger.

Some early boundaries by Ricky Allan showed his attacking intent. He hit 15 boundaries in a superb knock for the Redbacks. 

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