Bourke District Cricket Competition – Boomerangs bounce back with two Twenty20 wins


The victorious Boomerangs Cricket team in their new strip. Back row: Jeff Hardy, Brian Wilson, Cecil Towney Jnr, Kym Parker, Paul Edwards and Peter Knight. Front row: Edward Elwood, Nathan Orcher, James Moore, Ernest Elwood and Craig Knight. PHOTO TWH

Bourke’s Boomerangs Cricket team put on a great display on Saturday winning both their matches in the Twenty20 tournament played at Davidson Oval and North Bourke Cricket Ground.

In their first match the Boomerangs batted first and made 77 runs against the Colts. Although Colts were expected to run them down, the Boomerangs bowled the Colts team out for 65 runs.

In their second game against Two Waterholes, Boomerangs were on a high after their big victory over the Colts.

Boomerangs bowlers were white hot, bowling the Two Waterholes boys out for just 32 runs.

Kym Parker finishing with 5/3 for the Rangs and was said to be unplayable at times.

Two Waterholes players were in shock as the Boomerangs made light work of the 32 needed for the win.

Fords Bridge also won both their matches on Saturday – beating Colts and Louth.

In their first match, Colts batted first and struggled to get going at times, Adam Mclean got 22 and Colts finished up on 76 runs after 20 overs. Brad Cross bowled well picking up 5 wickets, three being of stumpings by Azza.


Read more local news in the printed edition of The Western Herald.

To subscribe call (02) 6872 2333 today and receive The Western Herald in your letterbox next week!