Beaudesert second XI cricket side fall to Jimboomba as junior bowler Kai Whibley takes hat-trick

A DISSAPOINTING batting display from the Beaudesert second XI saw the side slump to another loss at the weekend.

SWING KING: Kai Whibley took a hat-trick and finished with 5/6 from three overs against Greenbank. Photo: supplied

SWING KING: Kai Whibley took a hat-trick and finished with 5/6 from three overs against Greenbank. Photo: supplied

The side missed a number of chances in the field after losing the toss, allowing Jimboomba gold to find their way to a respectable 9/167 off 40 overs.

Beaudesert failed to get started in reply, with only three batsmen making double figures as they collapsed to be all out for 70 inside 28 overs.

Opening bowler Michael Fletcher was the pick of the Beaudesert attack, claiming 3/19 from eight overs.

Kai Whibley will remember Beaudesert level one gold's clash with Greenbank for the rest of his life after taking a hat-trick on his way to claiming figures of 5/6 from three overs at the weekend.

Rhys Walsh (4/2), Oliver Lowe (2/8) and Archie Potts (2/5) also ended with impressive figures as they helped restrict the opposition to 55.

Beaudesert scored 174 in reply without losing a wicket to complete an impressive day.

Four wicket hauls for left arm duo Tye Oppermann and Kye Condrick helped Beaudesert level 3B dismiss Kuraby for just 36.

Robert McClure starred with the bat, scoring an unbeaten 28 as Beaudesert racked up 9/131 to claim victory.

Beaudesert red level one also were in fine form with the ball, restricting Jimboomba to 6/45 off 20 overs.

Hayden Steinhardt finished with figures of 2/10 before the Beaudesert batsmen took to the crease to score 188.

Thomas Nairn led the runs scorers with 26, while Nicholas Stephens and Steinhardt both scored 25.

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