This weekend just gone saw 6th & 7th Grade start there 1 day game modes and into round 6 whilst 1 day D & G started round 8.

6th Grade v Kardinya Lakes

Kardinya won the toss and elected to bat and after 2 quick wickets within 5 overs kardinya put on a 3rd wicket partnership of 82. The 3rd wicket partnership was helped with a couple of drop catches which didn’t help. After drinks and a good talk by the captain we needed to tighten on with the bowling which did help but couple of more drop catches helped Kardinya put runs on the board with final score of 189 with only 2 balls remaining before the full 40 overs had been bowled. The wickets had been shared around with G Singh, F Ali, V Kumar and S Syed getting 2 wickets between them with P McLean and N Muhammad both getting 1 wicket.

After tea saw our boys go into bat but same situation with 2 quick wickets falling within 5 overs. A small partnership between Shamez and Vijay got the score to 80 with Shamez making 21 and Vijay making a handy 43 until Shamez gettting bowled and later Vijay being run out than the traditional cannington collapse with wickets falling very quickly. K Bennett and P McLean putting on 13 until P Mclean was given LBW which brought in G Singh. With the score at 104 the game was almost snatched away from Kardinya with Keegan and Gursewak put on a 81 run partnership but unfortunately we fell 5 runs short with Gursewak caught on a quick 45 and Keegan not out 30.

Final Score: Cannington Tigers 10 / 185 v Kardinya 10/189

Pick of bowlers: G Singh 2/20 , F Ali 2/22, S Syed 2/2

Pick of batters: G Singh 45, V Kumar 43, K Bennett 30*(not out)

7th Grade v Jandakot Park

The Tigers won the toss at Atwell Oval and elected to bat first. The start was shakey as Matt Pedula and Mark Delamere opened the batting but Matty wasn’t able to continue his good starts like previous weeks getting caught with score 2. With Dellar and Dempsey Badorek a good partnership of 80 but unfortunately Dempsey (45) was the next wicket to fall and than Dellar (16) 6 runs later. Partnerships continued with Jackson Curthoys (37) getting in the runs finally with Steve Hall (22) last of the high scores. The Tigers batted the full 40 overs making 175 with only 7 wickets falling. With the change after tea the boys went out to bowl and the openers Steve Hall and Harsh Jansali made it hard for Jandakot to score from the beginning. Steve Hall getting 5 wickets and Harsh 2 the game was finished into the 17th over. The remaining wickets 1 each went to Luke Shadbolt, Wynand Gouws and up and coming Jared Delamere.

Final Score: Cannington Tigers 7 / 175 v Jandakot Park 10 / 42

Pick of the Batters: D. Badorek 45, J. Curthoys 37

Pick of the Bowlers: S Hall 5 / 13, H Jansali 2 / 10

Young Steve Hall

One Day D v Thornlie

Game played at Hume Oval with the Tigers winning the toss and wanted to bat first. The boys started well with opening partnership of 30 Maka Dias 31 with Guththika Wijayamuni making 27 before losing his wicket. Maka Dias not out 31 was at the other end watching wickets fall throughout the innings well helping the boys reach a score of 151 after only losing 8 wickets after the 35 overs completed. Boys went into field and knowing thornlie always bat well today just wasn’t there day. Our bowlers bowled well and kept it tight througout the day. Manu Pathinaike and Arjuna Hettiarachchi the pick of the bowlers both trying to get to the 5 wicket stage first but Irosh Ranathunga and Sansala Dissanayake put a dent in that both picking up a wicket each aswell. The boys bowled thornlie after 27 overs for 70.

Final Score: Cannington Tigers 8/151 v Thornlie 10/70

Pick of the batters: M Dias 31(no), GJ Wihayamuni 27

Pick of the bowlers: M Pathinaike 4/10, A Hettiarachchi 3/24

One Day G v Willetton Crows

Played on Coker Park B pitch Willetton Crows won the toss and had a bat first. Our bowlers had to bowl well to restrict the Willetton boys to a reachable score. All the bowlers did well but only 1 person got multiple wickets Connor McGinty getting 2 wickets which had the richo boys each help taking the catches. Willetton were restricted to making 119 after 35 overs with only 6 wickets falling till tea. After the tea break it was the Tigers turn to bat with opening pair Callum and Mark Richards putting on a partnership of 116. But it was the older and wiser of the 2 showing the young fella how to do things with the bat as Mark (Richo) Richards played some glorious shots and no so glorious shots through out his innings. Richo got to put a partnership 116 with Callum and when he lost his wicket Tyler Richards helped the score tick over aswell as being a bystander for a while watching his father play some of his old shots he used when he was younger. Once Tyler lost his wicket Darren Third was in help with the score and help get his run score building aswell as he picked off 7 fours and some quick running between the wickets with Richards but fell short by 2 runs from reaching his 50 but at the hurdle reaching 48 not out after the 35 overs. Darren and Richo both getting red ink at the end getting the score to 246. But it was Richo the standout batsman holding his wicket from start to finish reaching 102*no for the 3rd time in his career which the last time was back 2006/2007. Well Done Richo on getting a ton and surprised you still had so much energy at the end.

Final Score: Cannington Tigers 2/246 v Willetton Crows 6/119

Best of the Bowlers: C McGinty 2/27, A Dyer 1/14

Best of the Batters: M Richards 102*(no), D third 48*(no)

Mark Richards 102* not out v Willetton Crows.

Milestones for the Tigers

Aaron Dyer will play his 250th game for the Tigers this weekend. Azza joined the Tigers in 1996/97 and is playing in his 23rd season. With the bat Azza has scored 3174 runs (18th best) at an average of 16.53 with 12 fifties and a highest score of 86 vs Riverton in 2015/16. It is with the ball that Azza is the master having taken 426 wickets (3rd best) at an average of 15.78 with 15 five fors (3rd best) and a best of 6/12 vs Maddington in 2014/15. He won the Paul Keep cricketer of the year award in 2010/11 and last year was made a Life Member of the Mighty Tigers. Congrats Aaron and good luck this weekend.

Matty Pedulla will play his 50th game for the Tigers this weekend. Matt joined the Tigers in 2016/17 and is playing in his 4th season. With the bat he has scored 452 runs at an average of 10.04 and a highest score of 40. With the ball he has taken 4 wickets. Congrats Matty and good luck this weekend.

Paul McLean passed 3500 runs on the weekend taking him to 14th best at Tigerland. He has also taken 401 wickets (4th best). Paul is in his 28th season after debuting in 1991/92. Paul was made a life member in 2015. Congrats Paul

Darren Third passed 1000 runs on the weekend with a quick fire 48no. Darren joined the Tigers in 2016/17 and is playing in his 4th season, he has played in 40 games. With the bat Darren has scored 1040 runs at a healthy average of 32.5 with 6 fifties and 1 century which was his highest score of 107no vs Maddington in 2017/18. With the ball he has taken 25 wickets at an average of 18.68 and a best of 4/15 vs East Freo in 2017/18. Congrats Darren.

Callum Richards passed 500 runs for the Tigers on the weekend with a well made 28. Callum is in his 6th season and has played 63 games. He now has 522 runs at an average of 16.31 and is having his best year yet with the bat scoring 183 runs with his highest score of 54. With the ball he has taken 45 wickets at an average of 23.73 and a best of 4/35 in 2016/17. Well done Callum!

Upcoming Milestones for the Tigers

Vinnie Ciancio will play his 200th game for the Tigers on the 11th January 2020

Gursewak Singh will play his 150th game for the Tigers on the 18th January 2020