Cricket fever has hit Hobart and in the midst of a World Cup we should not forget that an equally exciting competition is taking place every Wednesday during Term 1 –  the SATIS 2nd XI cricket competition!  Teams from across the city compete in a 20/20 game for glory and prestige.

On Wednesday 18 February, the GYC boys took on The Friends’ School at Bell St Oval in New Town.

After winning the toss, GYC batted and cracked cricket balls all around the park.  After 20 overs the score was 7/168.  Captain Tim Drake finished 53 not out which included three massive sixes. Luke Roe contributed a handy 30 as well as a fine knock by Tom Cooper of 23.

Now it was Friends’ turn.  Nick Dodge opened the bowling on fire and at one stage Friends’ were 3/0.  Friends’ then rallied, yet were still bowled out for 73.

Nick Dodge, Luke Roe, William Atkin and Tom Gauden all took two wickets.

Congratulations boys on a first up win. Let’s hope they maintain their form in the coming weeks.  The coaches look forward to some exciting games played in good spirit.

 Ross Towns and Peter Taylor, coaches

COOPER 1   COOPER 2

ABOVE:  Tom Cooper on his way to scoring 23

DEVLIN 1   DEVLIN 2

ABOVE:  Liam Devlin shows his style

CRICKETTEAM 2015

back, from left: Joe Randall, Lachlann McLeod, Tom Gauden, Luke Roe, Isaac Salter

front, from left: Liam Devlin, Nicholas Dodge, Tim Drake, Ned Absolom, Briar Bridges