Borobies continue a two-day game on February 16.

CRICKET: Jack Stanley in action at the cricket oval.
CRICKET: Jack Stanley in action at the cricket oval.

Cricket at Beaudesert continues its top form with wins and losses by the Borobies on February 9.

The Beaudesert Borobie 1st XI hosted a second place Loganholme team at Selwyn Park on February 9 in the first day of a two-day game. The Borobies batted first with opening batsman Lachlan Brennan making a handy 21 on a new ball.

In form number four bat, Jordan Brook played shots to all parts of the ground scoring 68 innings. The remaining batsmen gave a string of low scores with the Borobies first innings total set at 10/142.

Loganholme’s opening batsman scored a fast 60. However, Beaudesert fought back and continued to take wickets through the middle order but fell short in taking out first innings points. Loganholme finished the day’s play at 8/148. The game resumes on February 16 with hopes for Beaudesert to set a winning score and claim a second inning victory.

Division 2 Borobies returned to winning form with a comprehensive victory over Jimboomba at the Ray Antcliff oval at Everdell.

Opening bowlers Michael Fletcher and Andrew Steindl utilised the new ball and contained Jimboomba to be 1/16 after eight overs. Carl Johnston bowled first change and claimed 3/24. Newcomer Divesh Pandey chipped in with a two-wicket maiden in his first over and finished with 2/20. White was the lone batting success for Jimboomba scoring 49 while the team was bowled out for 129 in the 36th over.

After success with the ball, Carl Johnston opened the batting with Steve Larrescy. The players took the attack to the Jimboomba bowlers amassing 97 before Larrescy retired on 47 in the 20th over.

With the loss of just one wicket the Borobies claimed victory in the 25th over at 1/131 with the father and son combination of Carl and Ryan Johnston at the crease. Ryan hit the winning runs and finished nine not out while Carl remained unbeaten on 61. On February 16, the 2nd XI will take on Bethania.