Sharks strike gold against Ballarat

SALE-Maffra has won its first two matches at cricket’s Melbourne Country Week following victory over Ballarat yesterday.

The Sharks had Ballarat in trouble early at Glen Waverley, ´╗┐at 6-39 with Stratford duo Taylor Tatterson, 4-18, and Simon Williams, 3-26, doing the damage.

Jason Knowles, 68, and Liam Rigby, 30, put some respectability into the Ballarat innings as was bowled out for 154 in the 49th over.

Josh Rurawhe began the Sale-Maffra innings well, making 59, while captain Matt Dowsett made the other score of note, 55.

The Sharks passed Ballarat’s total with three wickets in hand, finishing on 9-196.

Today, Sale-Maffra will play South West at Dandenong.

Winning start for Sharks