Lewas players star in Brisbane comp

CPL Lewas Brenda Tau and Sibona Jimmy, currently in Brisbane playing for the Ipswich Hornets in the women’s first grade competition under a scholarship program, have starred in their opening match.

Jimmy opened the batting for the Hornets making a solid 16 but it was Brenda Tau batting at four who dominated this game, making her first ever 100 off only 132 balls, including 12 boundaries.Batting with control she shared in a 108 run partnership with Shaque Frisk (42) and was eventually dismissed in the 48th over, Hornets finishing on 6/246 off their 50 overs.

Wynnum/Redlands lost their first wicket in the second over with Jimmy bowling Summer Rose Briskey for 4 and they lost regular wickets from there on in. Sibona finishing with fantastic figures of 5/22 (10), including five of the top six batswomen and had 4 maiden overs in her spell.

It was only the Wynnum/Redlands Keeper, Jessica Bird, who showed any resistance to Jimmy’s bowling making an impressive 79 (72) but was eventually run out. The Hornets knocking over their opponents in the 43rd over for 184 handing them a 61 run win.

The two Lewas will play out the season with the Ipswich club with CPNG looking to get two more Lewas placed under the scholarship scheme this season.

The scholarship program was sponsored by Pure Water and POM RSL.

Press release