South Canterbury Holiday Cricket CoachingSouth Canterbury Primary A Cricket team finished the summer with a very good win over Christchurch Metro at Waihi School Grounds on the weekend.

Winning the toss and batting South Canterbury got off to the best possible start with a 56 opening run partnership between Ben Davenport and Luka Foy. Davenport went on to score 41.

Partnerships throughout the game were the key with William Sharp in most of them. He batted positively and sensibly and went on to score 67.

Nick Goodwin finished the innings with a cameo knock of 17 not out to take the South Canterbury total to 180 for 9.

Christchurch Metro had the worst start with Ryan Liewhaite getting a wicket in the first over. James Martin, the other opening bowler picked his first wicket up in the second over. Christchurch Metro were 2 for 16.

Tight bowling allowed James Martin to finish with 3 for 20 runs from 6 overs.

Then the spin of Nick Goodwin and Luka Foy kept Christchurch Metro tied up. Goodwin finished with figures of 3 for 34 from 11 overs, Foy 1 for 24 from 8 overs.

A run out and then the last wicket was to fall at 164.

A fine effort by South Canterbury Primary A to win 180 for 9 to Christchurch Metro 164 all out.


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