Matt Elford bowls with fire for Warwick Hotel Colts against Maryvale-Condamine.
Matt Elford bowls with fire for Warwick Hotel Colts against Maryvale-Condamine.

Bourke cousins blitz the Colts

THE Bourke cousins, Paul and Michael, showed the way with the bat as Maryvale-Condamine beat Warwick Hotel Colts by six wickets at the Queens Park turf yesterday.

Batting first in A-grade, Colts was dismissed for 84, Alex Costello top scoring with 17.

Mark Steketee bowled with great pace yet again to take 4-23 off 10 overs.

He received best support from Michael Bourke with 3-24 off nine overs.

Andrew Ryan chimed in with 3-15 off 6.2 overs.

Maryvale slumped to 4-18 before Michael Bourke, 38, and Paul Bourke, 20, added 68 for the fifth wicket to secure the win.

Cameron Peterson was the best of the Colts bowlers with 3-17 off six overs.

At Inglewood, the home side secured the minor premiership with victory against RSL Diggers.

Batting first, Diggers was dismissed for 144.

Chris McEvoy hit 10 fours and two sixes in 72 and Jamie Saunders, three fours in 42, as they added 109 for the fourth wicket, three quarters of the total.

Garth Miller took 4-16 off four overs to be the best bowler for Inglewood.

In reply, Miller hit five fours in 55 and Neil Fearby, seven fours and a six, in an unbeaten 55 to secure victory and the minor premiership in A-grade.

The pair added 68 for the fifth wicket.

The Crestani brothers, Mark and Simon, took two wickets each. McEvoy took a diving catch to the left to dismiss danger man Lachlan Campbell.



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