Match Report
St Andrew's College 1st XI vs  Graeme College
On: Saturday, 06 Mar 2021
Venue: at Home

The College 1st XI found themselves in a tight spot on Saturday morning on Lower field. College were 2 wickets down for no runs versus Graeme College’s quick left arm swing bowlers, Aphiwe Mnyanda and Onosizo Ntinga. Zach Micklewright and Brad Storrer then showed grit in their 47-run partnership. Matthew Pope and Dylan Marx benefitted from the hard work up front with their fluent and skilled 80 run partnership. College batted superbly for a couple of overs after lunch, declaring their innings on 233/7 leaving Graeme College 58 overs for their run chase.

Top scorers for College were Zach Micklewright 40, Matthew Pope 58, and Dylan Marx 67 not out. College managed to stem the flow of runs throughout the afternoon and a win looked promising when Graeme were on 81/5. Graeme then fought back, College lost patience and hoped the second new ball after 50 overs would provide a quick fix solution to finding the remaining 5 wickets. Graeme stood firm and closed the match out to a tame draw on 179/7 after 58 overs. Both teams can be proud of the way they played the game, it was a spirited effort by the players and a joy to host Graeme College on Lower field.