Williams Cup cricket: Two centuries and a 7-wicket bag highlights of opening round

Greerton’s Taylor Bettelheim (left) scored 111 and Daniel Spencer took 7-10. Photograph / Supplied

The Williams Cup kicked off in magnificent manner on Saturday with two centuries and a 7 wicket bag.

Ingredient IMF Cadets batsman Tim Pringle hammered the second equivalent highest Adaptable Tauranga-sponsored Williams Cup rating of the final ten years when he blasted 174 runs off 137 balls in opposition to Craigs Financial investment Companions Geyser at the Tauranga Domain.

Batting at three, Pringle anchored the Cadets innings belting 17 fours and 6 sixes as his crew posted 299 all out.

Only Greerton’s Cameron Neal has bettered Pringle’s Williams Cup full in the very last 10 decades with 194 in January 2014, with Tai Bridgman-Raison also submitting 174 runs 4 seasons in the past.

A 50 percent-century from Geyser skipper Cody Fell gave his aspect some optimism, just before they ended up bowled out for 186, to give the hosts a 113 run get.

Spencer Wills and James McCabe grabbed 3 wickets apiece for the household facet.

Owen Delany Park in Taupō hosted the a person-way battle involving Eves Realty Greerton and Generation Properties Lake Taupo. Greerton opener Taylor Bettelheim was in superlative contact belting 111, which bundled fourteen fours as the Western Bay people posted 239 for the loss of nine wickets.

Lake Taupo bowler Joe O’Donoghue concluded his spell with four wickets at a price tag of 71 operates.

Dan Spencer celebrated his 100th recreation in the Greerton leading uniform in style, slaying the Lake Taupo batsmen with seven wickets for just 10 runs. Spencer’s remarkable haul sits powering only Black Cap Trent Boult’s 8-37 eight many years back, in the very last ten years.

Lake Taupo have been rolled for 57 in the 23rd above with their highest score of 16 telling of their tale of woe.

Northern Districts professional player Bharat Popli led Bayleys Central Indians to a 4-wicket victory above Traveling Mullet Te Puke when he crafted an unbeaten 82 at Smallbone Park.

Te Puke established the residence facet a goal of 196 with skipper Stephen Crossan best scoring with 55 and Sam Lund finding up 3 wickets for Central Indians.

Popli, who owns the Bay of A lot senior agent centuries with 11 tons, set on a near flawless batting display as the Rotorua combined side received home in the 46th around.

The shining light in the Te Puke bowling attack was Josh Earle who took 4 wickets for 32 runs.

Final season’s Baywide Winner of Champions Bond & Co Mount Maunganui cruised to victory towards Holland Beckett Regulation Tauranga Boys’ College. The college students had been bowled out for 102 with Mount stalwarts Chris Atkinson and Peter Drysdale troubling the Tauranga Boys’ batsmen with three wickets each.

The dismissal of Ben Pomare for 33 brought Ben Musgrave (29no) and Peter Drysdale (27) jointly, who put together to choose Mount Maunganui via to a nine-wicket gain.

Williams Cup spherical a person final results:

Cadets 299 (Tim Pringle 174, Chris Mascall 38 Cohen Stewart 3-57, Joshua Simpson 3/59) defeated Geyser 186 (Cody Fell 53, Daniel Fisher 31 Spencer Wills 3-27, James McCabe 3-36)

Greerton 239/9 (Taylor Bettelheim 111, Jared Tutty 26no Joe O’Donoghue 4-71) defeated Lake Taupo 57 (Daniel Spencer 7-10)

Te Puke 195/9 (Stephen Crossan 55, Josh Earle 33, Hamish Wilde 30no Sam Lund 3-44) lost to Central Indians 196/6 (Bharat Popli 82no Josh Earle 4-32)

Tauranga Boys’ College or university 102 (Charles Williams 26 Chris Atkinson 3-15, Peter Drysdale 3-26) missing to Mount Maunganui 103/1 (Ben Pomare 33, Ben Musgrave 29no, Peter Drysdale 27no)

Papamoa the bye

Factors (provisional): Cadets 6, Greerton 6, Central Indians 6, Mount Maunganui 6, Geyser , Lake Taupo , Te Puke , Tauranga Boys’ College or university .