A contingent of veteran cricket players from the Coast has returned from the Maitland Over 60’s Cricket Carnival with the Doug Crowell Plate.
The Central Coast Veterans fielded two teams, the Cyclones and the Typhoons, in Division 2 of the carnival in two different pools, with the Carnival running from October 11 to 17.
The first day’s games were switched to synthetic wickets due to rain the day before, but reverted to turf for the remaining matches
The Typhoons played four matches but struggled early on, with vast improvement in their last two matches.
The Cyclones went through undefeated in their pool.
They played the final against Port Jackson and, due to some great batting, scored 210 from their 40 overs.
After an inspired bowling spell from Greg Buscombe, we had Port Jackson’s side at one stage 6 for 27, and eventually all out for 94, for the Cyclones to claim the Doug Crowell Plate.
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Garry Burkinshaw, Central Coast Cricket Association