Taieri 35 without loss beat Green Island 31 by 10
Top-of-the-table Green Island slumped to an embarrassing
defeat at the hands of Taieri in Dunedin senior cricket on
Impressive form all season counted for nothing, as Taieri
bowler Duncan Anderson (four for 13) ripped through the Green
Green Island lost its first five wickets for three runs and,
with Jamie Munro top-scoring with 13, the side was never
going to recover.
• Taieri chased down the paltry target in 8.1 overs without
losing a wicket.
Carisbrook-Dunedin 127 beat University-Grange 81 by 46 runs
Carisbrook-Dunedin bowler Chris Ware took a remarkable seven
wickets to steamroll through the University Grange attack and
help gain his side a morale-boosting win.
Carisbrook batted first and lost wickets regularly to be out
for 127. Its highest partnership was 33. Tim McCormick played
some good shots to top-score with 27. The University Grange
bowlers struggled with their line and length, bowling 25
In response, University-Grange could not contain Ware and
lost its first seven wickets for 32 runs.
Captain Jesse Simpson made 27 but no other batsman made more
than 10 runs and the side was dismissed for 81.
• North East Valley 123/5 beat Kaikorai 122 by five
After winning the regional knockout tournament last weekend,
Kaikorai slipped back to its poor form in the Dunedin
competition to lose by five wickets.
North East Valley played well with bat and ball, spearheaded
by a five-wicket bag from Florian Schmidt, to rebound from a
disappointing performance last week against Green Island.
Alec Hodgson (36) and Dan Duke (32) provided resistance for
the Kaikorai side, but Schmidt bowled with skill and
Once Schmidt got rid of Duke, the lower order fell apart and
Kaikorai was all out for 122.
North East Valley then chased down the target, despite losing
five wickets at regular intervals.
Lance Taylor led the way with 37 runs, before Charlie Hendry
(25 not out) hit his side to victory with 18 overs left.
- John McKenzie