BATSMEN were on fire in both Casterton and District Cricket Association semi-finals played last weekend. Casterton century makers Ricky Killey (117) and his brother Matt (108) led the Maroons to a hard-fought 52-run victory over a determined Wando Vale at Island Park.
Pigeon Ponds also had two century makers in a match-winning unbroken fifth wicket partnership of 184 against a resilient Merino. Opener Ryan Lloyd- Jones (105 no) and Anthony Close (101no) dominated the Pigeon Ponds’ innings as the home team registered a six-wicket victory over the Wombats.
Merino’s Matt Koutroubas (94) was just six runs short of a fifth century in the game. Despite the dominance of the batsmen, there were also some great individual performances with the ball from all four teams.
Full story in the Casterton News on Wednesday, March 6, 2013