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The first and second teams on the ladder faced off in the latest first grade cricketfixture.
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FAST BOWL: East Bowral skipper Michael Heyhorn commended Dylan Palmer-Quigg on his bowling performance. Photo: Daniel Bennett.

Ladder leaders, Bowral, faced of against the East Bowral Blues at Bradman Oval on October 29.

Bowral defeated The Blues by six wickets.

The Blues were first up to bat and scored 83 runs off 18.2 overs.

Michael Heyhorn and Dylan Palmer-Quigg top scored with 17 runs.

Bowral’s bowling was tight and made it difficult for the Blues to score runs.

Cameron Belshaw was best with the ball and took 2-26 off 9 overs.

Nick Carter andMax McIllhatton had strong games in the field for Bowral and took two catches each.

Bowral were next up to bat and chased the total down in 15 overs with 4-84.

Patrick Jackson and Scott Woods opened with the bat and scored a combined total of 17 runs.Max McIllhatton top scored with 19 runs.

Cameron Belshaw and Jack Whifield finished the match with 16 and 7 undefeated runs, respectively.

Thomas Ewen had a strong game in the field for The Blues and took catches. Taylor Nash and Dylan Palmer-Quigg also took a catch each.

East Bowral Blue captain Michael Heyhorn said his team didn’t play at their best.

“It was a pretty poor effort, we were all out for 83. Our top scorewas only 17 runsso we didn’t really have any standouts with the bat,” he said.

Although there were no standouts with the bat, Heyhorncommended Dylan Palmer-Quigg on his bowling.

“He put up a great effort for us and did really great jobwith his bowling.”

Heyhorn said that batting would be on the agenda at the team’s training session this week.

“There will be lots of batting practice,” he said.

“We need to work on spending more time at the crease and toasting bigger totals.”

East Bowral will face off against will have a bye next week while Bowral will play the Wingello Tigers at Bradman Oval.

TheWingello Tigers and Mittagong abandoned their match this week while Robertson Cricket Club had a bye.

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