Meningie pulls off a miracle win

OUT: Imperials James Lipp walks from the field after being stumped. Photo: William Bailey.
OUT: Imperials James Lipp walks from the field after being stumped. Photo: William Bailey.

Mannum vs Monarto

SHOT: Monarto's Ty Pfeiffer plays a safe shot against Mannum on Saturday.

SHOT: Monarto's Ty Pfeiffer plays a safe shot against Mannum on Saturday.

Mannum played host to Monarto in a solid hit-out with Mannum winning the toss and electing to bowl first.

It proved to be a good move with the home team limiting Monarto to 8/160 after 50 overs.

Harrison Webb (50) and Ty Pfeiffer (43) did the damage for the Black Caps while for Mannum aptain Josh Handcock (3/17) was best with the ball. 

The Kookaburras lost a couple of early wickets, but youngsters Nick Lindner (52) and Zac Muirhead (75) took total control of the game, guiding their side to an important victory. Dale Leech 2/10 was the pick of the Monarto bowlers. 

Mannum will now make the tough trip Mypolonga in what will be a big game while Monarto host undefeated Jervois in a game that will have plenty of spice.

Karoonda vs Mypolonga

Mypolonga travelled to Karoonda where they won the toss and electing to bat first.

PACE: Mannum's Henry Clarke fires one at Monarto's Henry Webb during their clash on Saturday. Photo: William Bailey.

PACE: Mannum's Henry Clarke fires one at Monarto's Henry Webb during their clash on Saturday. Photo: William Bailey.

Tiger captain Jared Marston continued his great form to top score with a well-made 47, while Aaron Zrim (42) and Trent Sherman (30) were the other main scorers, compiling 6/193.

Karoonda captain Zack Bullard was the best of the bowlers, taking 2/28.

Karoonda were in trouble early - Aaron Zrim ripped through the top order to leave the home side 5/33 after 16 overs. Karoonda scratched their way to 94 before being bowled out in the 27th over.

Shane Paech (26) top scored for the home side while Aaron Zrim 4/14 was the standout bowler. Karoonda will now have the bye next week while Mypolonga will host arch-rival Mannum.

Imperials vs Jervois

Imperials hosted Jervois, and the Bluds won the toss and elected to bat first. Daniel Gilmour (23) and Andrew Penhall (18) got the visitors off a good start, advancing the score to 41 before Gilmour was dismissed.

CATCH: Jervois' Craig Fidge making his way back to start his run-up.

CATCH: Jervois' Craig Fidge making his way back to start his run-up.

Jervois’ powered on, with Andrew Fidge (68no) and Lee Spurling (24) the best, totalling 7/205. Ben Gilgen (2/30) off 10 overs was the pick of the Imperial bowlers.

Imperials were soon in deep trouble at 4/5 with Andrew Penhall (4/22) and Sam Rushe (3/18) having a day out with the ball for Jervois. Imperials did recover to reach 102 before being bowled out in the 39th over.

Shane Bown (23) top scored for the home team. Still searching for their first win, Imperials will make the trip to Meningie win while Jervois try to stay undefeated against rivals Monarto at Homburg Oval.

Tailem Bend vs Meningie

Meningie struggled from the start with only Stewart Willis (25no) the only Meningie batsman to make double figures before they were dismissed for 73 in the 32nd over. Tailem Bend’s Cameron Dawson did the damage with the ball, taking 5/23 from six over.

PULL: Imperial's James Lipp hooks a shot to the leg side.

PULL: Imperial's James Lipp hooks a shot to the leg side.

The Eagles would have been expecting to cruise to victory, but Meningie’s opening bowlers Tyson Bradley (4/13) and Hugh Mason (5/20) ripped through the Eagles batting line-up, dismissing them for just 35.

Meningie head to Johnstone Park, looking for three wins in-a-row while Tailem Bend, desperate to get back on the winners list, to face Wanderers.