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Cricket Wrap – 22nd January

January 22, 2024 3:23 pm in by
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The constantly unpredictable Hills Cricket Association has a new top side yet again, while league leaders elsewhere gained momentum ahead of the Meyer Shield break. Read all about the weekend’s action here:

HILLS CRICKET ASSOCIATION (full scorecards here)

The team on top in the Hills Cricket Association has changed yet again, with Mount Lofty now taking the summit after a win over Scott Creek-Ironbank on Saturday. 

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In their top-of-the-table clash, the Redcaps held their nerve in a low-scoring contest, chasing down 117 with four wickets to spare to leapfrog the Bankers on percentage. 

Aldgate also tallied a huge win in their third-vs-fourth matchup against Kangarilla, winning by two wickets to further tighten the top five after Mylor’s win. 

GREAT SOUTHERN CRICKET ASSOCIATION (full scorecards here)

Encounter Bay have announced themselves as a genuine contender in the Great Southern Cricket Association on Saturday, with an important five-wicket win over Noarlunga in Round 10 action.

In the third-vs-fourth matchup, the Eagles set themselves up with a dominant overall bowling display, with four bowlers taken two wickets or more to hold Noarlunga to just 98. 

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Other key results from the round saw the top two hold their places, as Port Elliot beat Goolwa and Willunga beat Mount Compass.

ALEXANDRA AND EASTERN HILLS CRICKET ASSOCIATION (full scorecards here)

Hahndorf has put a dent in Strathalbyn’s bid for a top three spot in the Alexandra and Eastern Hills Cricket Association, after a shock 6-run win on Saturday. 

Ryan Trafford-Walker had a day to remember for Hahndorf, making 52 to help his side to 9/165 before he took 4/38 to keep the Stallions at bay. 

All other results from the round went the way of the favourites, with Lobethal, Langhorne Creek and Nairne all claiming wins.

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