|Simulation Cricket Authority: CricketMX Blue vs CricketMX Orange - 2nd One Day Match
|CricketMX Blue vs CricketMX Orange
2nd One Day Match
Orange are looking set for a clean sweep after a close, yet convincing win today over Blue.
Winning the toss and batting, Blue lost nesman early, after he was reinstated as opener. dr sad and garmabeaneth put on a good partnership, before dr sad got out in the 30's again.
pokesthelippyfish added 20, while hockeyjock686 showed the selectors what exactly he is capable of, when he blitzed 37 from just 23 balls. At 5/178, garmabeaneth departed for 76, her second half century of the series.
krb107 did himself no favours with the bat, scoring just 5, while the tail-enders, excluding tunebud with 11, didn't make a huge impact. moongirl was the last person out, after a short stint at the crease in which she made 19.
Burian continues to dominate domestic cricket, with 4/28. And on a WACA pitch which proved to be spin friendly, battye also took multiple wickets, with 3/21.
Chasing 226 for victory, wanabe and Leon made a huge opening stand of 147. wanabe made 81, to secure the position of leading run scorer for the series. the docs mum made a quick 12, while battye made only 11.
grinch2171 slogged 8 runs before part-timer nesman, conjured up a wicket.
Together, vinhkhoi and Leon scored the winning runs. Leon fell just 3 short of his maiden century, while the other not out batsman scored 17.
Both national bowlers, p2p-sharing-rules (2 wickets) and tunebud (1 wicket) caused the most damage, while squirrel_king and Toy gained valuable experience.
Leon won the man of the match award for his 97* and his bowling performance of 1/4.
The final match of the season will be played on Thursday, in the form of a Twenty20.