Andy Ryan belts a four for Maryvale against Redbacks in Condamine Cup cricket at Slade Park.
Andy Ryan belts a four for Maryvale against Redbacks in Condamine Cup cricket at Slade Park. Sean Teuma

CRICKET UPDATE: Redbacks set a task against Maryvale

CRICKET: The Rosewool Redbacks will have to produce a big effort with the bat, after a healthy total set by Maryvale at Slade Park.

Michael Bourke got Maryvale off to a great start, top scoring with 85 after opening the batting.

Andy Ryan contributed with 32 not out, putting the unbeaten side in a good position, after finishing at 6-228.

Coen Slatter was the pick of the bowlers for the Redbacks with 2-30.

In yesterday's action, Wheatvale continued their hot run of form, claiming a 4-wicket victory over Rascals.

Steve Jones took 4-17 from eight overs for Wheatvale, as Rascals were restricted to just 72 runs from 24 overs.

Paul Christensen and Jamie Holems top scored for Rascals with 18 runs each.

There were some nervous moments for Wheatvale in their chase, as six wickets fell, thanks to strong bowling from Tom Morris (four wickets) and Joe Morris (two wickets).

However they were able to steady the ship, with Steve Jones and Kieren Jordan both finishing unbeaten on 14 runs.

In the other game, Allora and Sovereign played out a thrilling tie at Slade Park.

Incredibly, both sides finished all out on 177.

An big opening stand from Munro (41) and Drennet (45) got Soveriegn off to a cracking start, with David finishing unbeaten on 25.

Blake Lollback was the pick of the bowlers with 3-32.

Allora's innings featured a number of batsmen getting starts, including Schiewe (33), Keirnan (29) and Higgins (23).

Munro shone with the ball for Sovereign, taking 4-32 off eight overs.



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