The South Canterbury YR 9 team fielded first on a very hot day at the Lincoln Domain against Canterbury Country and the boys (and adults) found it was very tiring, especially  alongside a slow outfield.

Jack Hyde for Canterbury Country was their standout batter hitting the ball hard and high before being dismissed for 50.

Bowling for SC Josh Mehrtens had a good second spell mopping up the tail to finish with 4-34.

Matt Mckenzie provided the backbone to the SC innings playing a very mature and patient innings on his way to 43. Steve Phillips batted solidly too for 22 until he mistimed one.

Unfortunately for SC, a lack of substantial partnerships meant the innings only stuttered along.

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