Broomehill’s winning streak extends to nine games in Great Southern Cricket Association
Broomehill continued their remarkable run in the Great Southern Cricket Association as they charged to a ninth consecutive victory against Tambellup in round 11 on Saturday.
The GSCA resumed after their country week break but it didn’t halt Broomehill’s momentum at all as they cruised to a six-wicket win in Tambellup.
The result also ended Tambellup’s six game winning streak as they slipped 22 points behind Broomehill on the standings.
Tambellup batted first on their home deck and posted 9-171 from their 45 overs but it wasn’t enough as Broomehill passed the total four wickets down and with four overs to spare.
James Barritt and Jack Batchelor put on a 54-run opening stand before Batchelor was trapped in front for 17 and three overs later Barritt was caught for 45.
Steve Irvine and Ethan Caldwell took their side to triple figures but soon after Caldwell was caught for 20 to end he and Irvine’s 37-run partnership.
Sam Richardosn made a run-a-ball 13 but when he departed Broomehill were 4-119.
However, Irvine and Brant Dennis sealed the victory as they combined for 54 runs and got the job done, their side finishing on 4-173.
Irvine was unbeaten on 44 off 70 balls while Dennis made 24 not out from 22 balls.
Earlier on Flynn Cristinelli and Nathan Willmott helped Tambellup post a competitive score.
Tambellup passed triple figures three wickets down but lost constant wickets from that point on.
Cristinelli made 42 and was supported by contributions from Nathan Willmott (37) and Michael Long (21).
Richardson snared the impressive figures of 3-19 off nine overs to be the main destroyer while Caldwell added 2-21 and Barritt took 2-46.
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