Crone shines with ball in BBL practice match

Former Strathfieldsaye bowler Xavier Crone in action for Carlton. Picture: CARLTON CRICKET CLUB
Former Strathfieldsaye bowler Xavier Crone in action for Carlton. Picture: CARLTON CRICKET CLUB

Bendigo’s Xavier Crone took three key wickets for the Melbourne Renegades in Friday’s Big Bash League practice match against the Melbourne Stars at the MCG.

Crone had figures of 3-20 off his four overs in the Stars’ total of 8-141 off 20 overs.

He took the wickets of Rob Quiney (6), Marcus Stoinis (55) and James Faulkner (22).

The Stars won the match by four runs in a thrilling finish. Tim Ludeman top scored for the Renegades with 48.