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Thrilling finish in Cricket Grand Final

The victorious Fords Bridge Cricket Team. Back row l-r: Guy McDonald, Brett Shields, Anthony Azevedo, Matt Sheridan, James Grant, Michael Marshman. Front row l-r: Ed Rushton, Phillip Cross, Brad Cross, Will Ridge, Lincoln Old with Jack Old, Max Davis, Jack Davis Photo: TWH

In what was a much anticipated game, the Morrall’s Bakery Cup Cricket Grand Final lived up to all expectations. It was a cracking day at Davidson Oval as the crowd rolled in and the spectators weren’t disappointed. 

Fords Bridge won the toss and chose to bat first. Brad Cross and Matt Sheridan opened the batting for Fordsy and Cross lasted one over before a cracker of a ball from Chad Taylor got through Cross and clean bowled him for one run. 

Michael Marshman (2) came and went after being caught behind off the bowling of Brendan Shailes. Phil Cross (2) stuck around for 6 over before being caught by a flying Kurt Dickson behind the stumps off the bowling of Taylor.

Read more in the printed edition of the Western Herald.

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