Kendenup jump into third

Taj StubberGreat Southern Herald
Kendenup Cricket Club's Darcey Burcham claimed five wickets on the weekend.
Camera IconKendenup Cricket Club's Darcey Burcham claimed five wickets on the weekend. Credit: Laurie Benson

Kendenup have jumped to third spot on the Great Southern Cricket Association standings after downing Wanderers on Saturday.

Wanderers face a fight to keep their finals hopes alive, the loss allowing Broomehill to get within striking distance of fourth place.

Trevor Parminter opened for Wanderers making a well compiled 41 and his side were 3-51 when he departed.

However, the batting collapse that followed was hard to believe as Wanderers were completely outplayed.

Kendenup bowlers Darcey Burcham, pictured, and Keegan Berry ripped through the lower order, Wanderers losing 8-6 to be all out for 57.

Burcham ended up with figures of 5-10 and Berry played his part with 3-10 as Wanderers were skittled.

In reply Kendenup passed the total three wickets down in the 14th over as Scott Hillman top scored with 21 and his team finished at 3-60.

In the other fixture Frankland River kept breathing space between themselves and third spot after a convincing nine-wicket win over Australs-Woodanilling.

Australs-Woodanilling lost regular wickets as Dave Carey (three wickets) and Abbas Rostame (two) did the damage with the ball for Frankland to restrict their opponents to 136.

A well-made 76 from Frankland opener Greg Melia took his side within sight of victory, falling at 1-124.

Brian Kent (26 not out) and Muhammad Salman (10 not out) got their side over the line after Melia was dismissed at 1-124.

Frankland ended on 1-137 off 21 overs.

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