Target easy to hit
JASON Steketee hit 43 off 16 balls as Warwick snared third place in the inaugural Mitchell Shield T20 tournament in Warwick yesterday.
After going down by three runs to Lockyer yesterday morning at Slade Park, Warwick played Central Downs for third at Briggs Oval.
Central Downs batted first to score 46.
John Cleary took 2-5 off four overs and Matt Elford 2-9, also off four overs. Kev Poole had a return of 2-18 off four overs and Paul Cantwell 2-0 off his only over.
Warwick scored the winning runs in three overs.
Steketee hit 43 of the runs and Garth Miller one from the two balls he faced. Three sundries took the score to 0-47.
In its first game, Warwick conceded 8-148 against Lockyer, Michael Bourke the best with the ball with 4-20 off four overs. Cleary took 2-25 off four overs.
Ray McBride top scored for Lockyer with 42.
Warwick failed by four runs to match the Lockyer score when it reached 9-144 at the end of the 20th over.
Cameron Peterson batted first drop and hit 37 off 33 balls.
Brendan Iles hit two sixes and five twos in 26 off 19 balls and Bourke 24 off 25.
Terry Emmerson was the best of the Lockyer bowlers with 4-24 off four overs.
Warwick was unbeaten in representative cricket until yesterday.
It easily beat Lockyer in a 50-over round game but T20 is a totally different format.