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Rain wreaks havoc with local cricket

Monday, 3rd December, 2012

Laurence Hebbard’s figures of 6/25 against North have been the bowling performance of the season so far. Laurence Hebbard’s figures of 6/25 against North have been the bowling performance of the season so far.

Rain wreaks havoc with local cricket

By Ben Sheffield

Both of the weekend's local cricket matches were washed out after rainfall on Friday evening and the early hours of Saturday morning left the pitches at the Jubilee and Alma Ovals unplayable.

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Dogs claim win in thriller

Monday, 26th November, 2012

Matt Vandenheuval who picked up one wicket. Matt Vandenheuval who picked up one wicket.

By Newcomer

North have recorded a thrilling five run win over South at the Zinc Oval in a game which chopped and changed throughout the day before an eventual winner was found.

With South surprisingly starting favourites and the game panned out that way from early on, with South dominating from the outset.

On an already predictable pitch, South's top order bowlers tore through the North line up, and it seemed that South's first win loomed large.

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Tons of fun in a classic encounter

Monday, 19th November, 2012

Cameron Wells prepares to hammer the ball on his way to 104 as North keeper Tobias Hack waits in hope. Cameron Wells prepares to hammer the ball on his way to 104 as North keeper Tobias Hack waits in hope.

By Newcomer

It was a humdinger of a match at the Alma Oval on Saturday - 422 runs scored, two batsmen getting centuries and the winner only decided in the dying overs.

North walked away with the points in a highly entertaining game.

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West team to beat

Monday, 12th November, 2012

Callum Rosewarn connects with a cover drive in West’s 46 run victory over Central on Saturday. Callum Rosewarn connects with a cover drive in West’s 46 run victory over Central on Saturday.

By Newcomer

In the only game of local cricket for the weekend, West have cemented themselves at the top of the ladder, and have the minor premiership in their sights, after a comfortable 46 run victory over Central.

With West captain, Nic Christos, winning the toss and having no hesitation in batting, things started disastrously with both Handberg and McQuillan back in the pavilion with only 17 runs on the board.

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Adelaide team outruns local school sides

Friday, 9th November, 2012

The batsman fails to connect for an attempted lofted shot. The batsman fails to connect for an attempted lofted shot.

By Ben Sheffield

A cricket team from Adelaide High School was too good for the local school teams at a three-game cricket series held at the Alma Oval this week.

Leading two-nil, the final match on Wednesday was washed out after the torrential rain in the early hours of the morning.

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