EAP cricket side hammered by South Australia

The East Asia Pacific (EAP) side were hammered losing outright by an innings and 14 runs to South Australia Country in the round 1 match of the Commonwealth Bank Australian Country Cricket Championships.

South Australia won the toss and sent their opponents into bat.

The EAP side were all bowled out for a 124 after 50.2 overs in their first innings.

PNG’s Pipi Raho top scored for EAP with 25 runs. Another PNG player in Kiplin Doriga was second best with 20 runs.

It was Ben Hutchinson for South Australia that did the damage taking 3/22.

At their turn at bat, South Australia batted to a 190 runs before declaring. They only lost four wickets along the way.

The second innings came to an end after only 33 overs as the EAP batting attack crumbled to be all out for 52.

PNG’s Riley Hekure batting as an opener was the only outstanding run-getter scoring 20 runs.

The two day match ended this morning.

Troy Taule