A Mannum partnership masterclass in the Murray Towns and a pair of upsets in the Hills Cricket Association highlighted another busy day of action on Saturday. Read all about it here:
MURRAY TOWNS CRICKET ASSOCIATION (full scorecards here)
Nick Linder and Zak Muirhead have bludgeoned Meningie with an enormous 283-run partnership, as Mannum cruised to a 213-run win in Round 5 on Saturday.
Coming together at 2/8, Linder made 181 not out in an extraordinary innings which featured 14 fours and 8 sixes, while Muirhead made an unbeaten 118.
Mypolonga also cruised to a comfortable 197-run win over Tailem Bend thanks to a century from Stephen Mills, while the Wanderers won by 8 wickets after dismissing Monarto for just 90.
HILLS CRICKET ASSOCIATION (full scorecards here)
The Hills Cricket Association no longer has an undefeated side, after both Aldgate and Scott Creek Ironbank lost on Saturday in Round 5 action.
Mylor delivered the upset of the round by beating Aldgate, who with their 6-wicket win claimed their first points of the season, while Kangarilla bowled Scott Creek Ironbank out for just 98 to win by 53 runs.
Other matches saw Meadows win their first match of the year by beating Bridgewater by three wickets, while Mount Lofty won a close match against Stirling.
GREAT SOUTHERN CRICKET ASSOCIATION (full scorecards here)
McLaren Districts have claimed their first points of the season on Saturday, after holding off Mount Compass in a thriller to win by 6 runs.
Chasing 260 for victory on Day 2, Mount Compass’ Josh Murfitt made 118 to nearly steer his side to victory, however five wickets from George Beard held the Bulls at bay.
The other matches of the round went to plan for the league leaders, with Encounter Bay, Port Elliot and Yankalilla are claiming first innings wins.
ALEXANDRA & EASTERN HILLS CRICKET ASSOCIATION (full scorecards here)
The league frontrunners all took care of business in Round 6 action on Saturday.
Langhorne Creek made the biggest statement with an 83-run win over Macclesfield, while Strathalbyn, Lobethal and Nairne all claimed comfortable victories as well.