Davidson smashes maiden ton

Davidson smashes maiden ton

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Liam Davidson belts another boundary, inset, celebrates his hundred

SJ Blues batsman, Liam Davidson, hit his maiden century on Saturday scoring 150 not out as his side easily accounted for East Fremantle on day two of their fifth grade match.

SJ resumed at 4/86 in pursuit of their opponents score of 116 with Davidson leading his team to victory and then continued on to his century belting 15 fours and 5 sixes along the way.

SJ declared their innings closed at 234/9. East Fremantle batting a second time were 5/165 at stumps.

SJ Blues second grade side were also victorious convincingly defeating Hilton-Palmyra.

Starting day 2 at 1/92 chasing 124, the home side lost 2 wickets before passing the target.

SJ then proceeded to bat out the day led by Kevin Francis (61) Dean Fulford (45), Brad Chalmers (38) and Matthew Davidson (29). When play ended SJ had amassed 9/294.

The 1C side were set a formidable run chase of 251 in their 1 day match as all of the SJ bowlers suffered at the hands of the Phoenix batsmen.

Nav Singh returned the best figures of 3/26 with Brett Lawrence (3/43) and Sam Merema (3/68) also amongst the wickets. In reply only three SJ batsmen made any significant contribution.

Zaine Atwell opened for SJ, batted almost the entire innings and was last man out scoring 61, an outstanding effort from this talented youngster.

Bruce Lawrence (35) and Kim Mason (30) also contributed as SJ were restricted to 7/181 from their 40 overs.

This weekend the second grade side are away to Maddington, fifth grade host Cockburn at Briggs Park and the 1C side travel to East Fremantle.