South Canterbury won the toss and chose to field. We started really well with Charlie Martin taking 3 for 6 and Todd Phillips 1 for 4 in their first spells to have Mid Canterbury 4 for 10 before an excellent partnership took them through to 85 for 5.
Wickets then fell regularly to have Mid Canterbury all out in the 40th over for 137.
For South Canterbury Isaac Kinney and Hamish Booth took 2 wickets each aided by Callum Crawford taking 2 great catches.
South Canterbury’s turn to bat and we lost two early wickets fell before Hamish Stowell 25 and Todd Phillips 16 got us back on track at 45 for 3.
Unfortunately the middle order failed to keep the momentum going and South Canterbury slumped to 67 for 10 before Luke McRae and Hamish Booth combined to get South Canterbury through to 80 all out.
Mid Canterbury 137-11
Charlie Martin 7-1-12-3, Isaac Kinney 2-0-9-2, Hamish Booth 4-0-21-2.
South Canterbury 80-11
Hamish Stowell 25, Todd Phillips 16
Tournament Jan 21st – 24th.
This week the Primary Development side are playing their annual tournament at Mandeville, Rangiora, so good luck to all the boys, coaches and managers.