Redlands dealt finals blows
Date of Event : Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:21PM
Dylan Grey scored a match winning hundred in Fifth Grade. [Photo: Doug O'Neill]

Redlands Tigers’ finals hopes have been dealt a major blow following losses to Northern Suburbs across the grades.

First grade were dismissed for 269 in pursuit of 432 despite some impressive individual performances from the Tigers batsmen.

Liam Smith scored a patient 32 at the top of the order before Sam Heazlett (47), Sam Howse (41) and Leigh Drennan (46) kept the runs flowing in the middle order.

James Bazley (23) and Jamie Ryan (23) also played important innings that kept Redlands in the hunt, but they were unable to see out the day as Norths claimed the final two wickets in the dying stages of play.

Second grade went down to the same opposition after they were dismissed for 199 in response to 293 on the second day.

Jimmy Carr and Josh Guy top scored for the Tigers with 53 and 41 respectively.

Third grade were dismissed for 164 in pursuit of Northern Suburbs’ 230, with only David Brook (27), Paul Bonney (25) and Josh Fraser (27) producing innings of substance.

Redlands bowled throughout the afternoon session and took three wickets as Northern Suburbs raced to 223 at stumps.

Fourth grade suffered a painful defeat at the hands of Northern Suburbs in a close fought affair away from home.

The Tigers made a dream start to the second day, claiming two wickets within the first three overs of play to give their hopes of first innings victory a boost.

Another two wickets soon after put the match within touching distance but a big partnership for the final wicket took the game away from the visitors. 

Northern Suburbs were eventually dismissed for 224, with Alex Ward claiming another five-wicket haul to add to his impressive tally so far this season.

Fifth grade defeated Toombul thanks to a fantastic knock of 135 from Dylan Grey.

Jake Richards was also instrumental in the run chase, scoring a half-century as the Tigers posted 8/295 at stumps.

Sixth grade one piled on the runs against Northern Suburbs to continue their tilt for a finals birth.

Will Read led the way in the Tigers run chase with a century and was ably assisted by Jarvis Cleary (78).

The Tigers declared with 259 on the board and had the opposition 7/115 at stumps.

Ethan Raymond led the wicket takers column in the second innings with 3/18.

Sixth grade two held on for a draw in their top of the table clash with Valley on Ron Field Oval.

The Tigers finished the day nine down for 211 thanks to some patient batting that held the innings together following a flurry of middle order wickets.

Wes Aspeling played a match saving captain’s knock of 83* alongside Ben Thompson, who chipped in with 32* to see out the day.

The Tigers’ Warehouse team earned first innings points against Nundah United, chasing down the 108 runs set by the home side for victory.

Redlands had another crack at the opposition after they were dismissed for 172 and managed to claim seven wickets through the bowling of Jake Franklin (2/1) and Lachlan Ciesiolka (2/27) before stumps.

The Jodie Fields Shield side continued their recent good form with another dominant display against University of Queensland.

The ladies dismissed the visitors for 74 before chasing down the runs inside 14 overs.

Jess Sanders (3/16) and Nadeeka De Silva (3/9) led the way with the ball, while with the bat Denise Sanders (29*) and Jesica Pang (16) brought the victory home.   

Last updated: Wednesday February 13, 2019 4:34PM
Author: Jordon Crick