Milestone Monday

Milestone Monday

It's impossible to start anywhere else but with Nick Larkin.  The First Grade captain's epic 246 (from 276 balls, in 342 minutes, with five sixes and 25 fours) was the highest score of his career with the club.  In the process:

  • he hit the 13th century of his First Grade career, drawing equal with Ed Cowan in second place (behind Greg Mail) in University's list of First Grade century-makers;
  • he became only the second University player (after Greg Mail, who has three) to score two double-centuries in First Grade;
  • he became only the third player (after Greg Mail and Steve Hobson) to score two centuries for Sydney University in any grade;
  • he recorded Sydney University's third-highest innings ever in the First Grade competition: he fell just short of the record, 253, shared by Test batsmen Johnny Taylor (against Waverley in 1923-24) and Ed Cowan (against Manly in 2006-07);
  • he posted the highest score recorded in the Premier Cricket competition this season; and
  • he passed 5500 runs in his First Grade career.

Ben Trevor-Jones has passed 1000 runs in First Grade.

Joe Kershaw (with 4-41) captured the best bowling figures of his First Grade career - which included the first stumping taken from his bowling in his career with the club (an electrifying piece of work down the leg side by Tim Cummins).  One of these statistics will please him more than the other.

Jack Holloway has passed 2000 runs for the club in all grades.

Darius Visser's 50 against Mosman was his fifth half-century in Second Grade.

Alex Shaw, with an unbeaten 48 against Mosman, reached his  highest score in Second Grade.

Ryan Danne had a memorable match against Mosman in Third Grade.  His match-winning 108 was his first century at any level of the game.   In the process, he passed 2000 runs for the club in all grades.

Josh Toyer's incisive spell of 4-31 against Mosman included his 50th wicket in Third Grade.  He has now passed 350 wickets for the club in all grades.

AJ Grant, whose 2-19 helped Fourth Grade to rout Mosman for 69, collected his 150th wicket for the club in all grades.

Ned Barnet's 5-22 against Mosman in Fifth Grade was his first five-wicket haul for the club.

Nick Mortimer produced a remarkable innings in Metropolitan Cup against University of NSW, blasting 16 fours and six 6s on the way to an unbeaten 161.  It was not only his first century for the club, but the highest score ever recorded for the club in the Metropolitan Cup competition.

In Metropolitan Cup's big win over University of NSW, Max Veltro (63) hit his highest score for the club and Prasan Adikarige (4-36) returned his best bowling figures for the club.

Monday Milestones

Monday Milestones

The club defeated St George in grades one to five on Saturday, a rare clean sweep against one of Sydney’s leading clubs. It was the second successive sweep after five from five in Round 8 against Fairfield. It’s hard to be definitive about this, but experienced club members can’t recall the club recording back-to-back clean sweeps in the grade competition.

Ed Cowan’s blistering 120 (from only 88 balls) was the 13th century of his First Grade career (only Greg Mail having scored more). It was his third First Grade hundred against St George. During his innings he became the third batsman (after Mail and Ian Moran) to reach 7000 First Grade runs for Sydney University and he also passed Adam Theobald (8191) to take third place on the club’s list of run-scorers in all grades.

When Devlin Malone dismissed Luke Bartier of St George he claimed his 100th wicket in First Grade.

Liam Robertson passed 2500 runs in First Grade during his rapid 65 not out against St George.

Lawrence Neil-Smith made his First Grade debut, taking his first wicket when he dismissed St George captain, former Test player Trent Copeland.

James Larkin (57) hit his seventh score above fifty in Second Grade (including one century) and Jack Holloway (53 not out) hit his third fifty in Seconds (one of which was a century).

Liam Whitaker improved on his career best Third Grade bowling figures for the second match in succession, taking 3-9 against St George.

Tom Fullerton recorded his highest Fourth Grade score (68) against a St George attack led by former Sheffield Shield bowler Danny McLauchlan.

Rob Browne (3-29) returned his best bowling figures for the club in Fourth Grade’s win over St George.

Michael Robinson, with 66 and 3-41, posted career-best efforts for the club with both bat and ball in Fifth Grade’s win over St George.

Vince Umbers (57 against St George) hit his second half-century in Fifth Grade.

Julian Dimas (46 not out) hit his highest score in Fifth Grade.

Shivansh Pathak, with 5-18 against Mosman, captured his best return in Metropolitan Cup and his second five wicket haul of the season.

Monday Milestones

Monday Milestones

Nick Larkin set up First Grade's win over Fairfield-Liverpool with his 12th First Grade century, 136 from 141 deliveries.  He now shares (with Ed Cowan) second place on the club's list of First Grade century-makers, needing only 20 more to catch Greg Mail.  During his innings, he passed 7500 runs for the club in all grades, joining Greg Mail, Ian Moran, Adam Theobald and Ed Cowan as the only players to reach that mark.

Hayden Kerr's 62 from 63 balls against Fairfield-Liverpool was his fourth half-century in First Grade this season.

During his rapid, unbeaten 43 against Fairfield-Liverpool, Tim Cummins passed 2500 runs in First Grade (2215 of them for Penrith).

Joe Kershaw claimed his 100th wicket for the club when he dismissed Fairfield-Liverpool's Jeremy Maher in First Grade on Saturday.

Nicky Craze's monumental 162 not out in Second Grade was his highest score for the club, his highest score in any grade, and his second century in Second Grade.  During his innings he passed 500 club runs for the season in grade, T20 and Poidevin-Gray matches, and he also passed 1000 runs in Seconds (including 472 for Campbelltown-Camden).

Jono Craig-Dobson captured his 50th wicket in Second Grade when he dismissed Fairfield's Chris Gibson on Saturday.

In the closing stages of Second Grade's conclusive win over Fairfield-Liverpool, Charles Litchfield and Jack Hill each took his first wicket in Seconds.

In Third Grade's demolition of Fairfield-Liverpool, spinners Jack Lawson (4-33) and Liam Whitaker (3-27) both returned career-best Third Grade figures.

Ash Cowan has become the first player in the club's history to reach 2500 runs in Third Grade.

The week after he recorded his best Fifth Grade bowling figures, Andrew Wilkinson hit his highest Fifth Grade score, 49 not out against Fairfield-Liverpool.  His unbroken last wicket stand of 79 with Tom Draca (whose 28 not out was a career-best for the club) fell only ten runs short of the club's Fifth Grade record for a last wicket partnership.

Murray Miles (3-23) and Jono Phoebus (3-25) each recorded his best Fifth Grade bowling figures.  Jono Phoebus collected his three wickets with successive balls to claim his first hat-trick for the club.

Reappearing for the club for the first time since 2006-07, Ryan Bulger's first wicket in Fifth Grade was his 50th wicket for Sydney University.  Eleven seasons between matches may seem like a long break, but it's nowhere close to the club record: three players (ABS White, Greg Scahill and Hartley Anderson) have re-appeared for the club after a gap of more than 25 years.

Four players recorded their best performances for the club in Metropolitan Cup's rampant win over Randwick-Petersham: Julian Dimas (47) and Nick Mortimer (40 not out) with the bat, and Max Shanahan (5-32) and Ashwin Kirubanandan (3-16) with the ball.

Milestone Monday

Milestone Monday

Tim Ley took his 300th wicket in First Grade when he bowled Jonte Pattison of Northern District on Saturday.  20 of these wickets were taken for Eastern Suburbs.

AJ Grant, during his 40 against Northern District in Fourth Grade on Saturday, passed 4000  runs for the club.  He becomes the 38th player to achieve this milestone for the club.

During his 37 against Northern District in First Grade, Damien Mortimer became the second player to pass 500 runs for the club this season.  He has 501 runs so far in Firsts and T20 matches.

Hayden Kerr's 54 against Northern District was his third half-century in First Grade.

Alex Shaw (with 119 against Northern District in Third Grade) hit his first century for the club.

Hugh Farrow's 62 against Northern District was his first half-century in Fifth Grade.

Robert Browne's 64 against Northern District was his first half-century in Fifth Grade.

Andrew Wilkinson (4-14 against Northern District) returned his best bowling figures in Fifth Grade.

Ned Barnet made his debut for the club in Fifth Grade's victory over Northern District.

Milestone Monday

Milestone Monday

On Saturday night, Devlin Malone was awarded a University Blue for his performances in the last twelve months.  Devlin became the club's first Blue since 2012 (when both Nick Larkin and James Crowley received recognition).

Ryan McElduff reached his highest score for the club when he hit 89 against the strong Sydney attack in Second Grade on Saturday.

Rain cut short the Fourth Grade match against Sydney on Saturday with University looking strong, but not before Jono Phoebus collected his first Fourth Grade wicket.

Fifth Grade's impressive win over Sydney owed most to a superb spell from Shivansh Pathak, who took three wickets for five runs on the second day, completing his first five-wicket haul for the club (5-17).  Ashwin Kirubanandan bowled well in support, taking his first wickets in Fifth Grade (2-20).

In the Metropolitan Cup match with George's River, Rakin Rahman was dismissed "hit the ball twice".  We can find no record of any previous Sydney University batsman ever being dismissed this way in the club's history.

Milestone Monday

Milestone Monday

Or, as we're learning to call it, Hobson Monday.  Steve Hobson's 109 against Sydney on Saturday:

  • was his 11th century for the club, but his first in First Grade;
  • made him (at 39 years and 296 days) the oldest player to score a First Grade century for Sydney University, passing Greg Mail, who was 38 years and 269 days old when he hit 06 not out against Blacktown last season;
  • was his third century in successive matches (but not successive innings).  This has only been achieved once before in the club's history, by Test batsman Johnny Taylor, in 1923-24; and
  • made him the first batsman in Sydney to pass 500 runs in Grades 1 to 5 this season, even though he was unavailable for Round 5. 

Tim Cummins improved his highest First Grade score for the club for the second time in eight days, hitting 73 not out against Sydney.  It was his eleventh half-century in First Grade.

Those of you on Ben Joy Watch will be disappointed to learn that on Saturday he failed to hit the first ball he faced for six.  He did, however, deposit the next two balls he faced over the fence.  So far this season, his strike rate is 168.00.

Jack Hill hit his seventh century for the club, and his third in Third Grade, reaching 110 against Sydney on Saturday.  During his innings, he passed Paul O'Halloran to become the 39th highest run scorer in the club's history.

Aidan Peek made his debut in Third Grade against Sydney, and celebrated with an unbeaten innings of 34.

Zohirul Islam hit his highest Fifth Grade score (59) against Sydney, passing 1000 runs for the club in the process.

Rakin Rahman hit his first half-century for the club (61) in Metropolitan Cup against George's River.

 

 

Milestone Monday

Milestone Monday

Tom Rogers, a key member of last season's First Grade premiership side, made his second Sheffield Shield appearance for Tasmania last week and collected his best first-class bowling figures, with 4-21 in Victoria's first innings at the MCG.

Joe Kershaw made a highly effective Futures League debut for ACT/NSW Country last week, taking 2-62 and 2-45 and scoring 23 and 10 against Western Australia in Perth.  Joe has been named in the side to play South Australia at Woodville Oval in Adelaide, beginning today.

Hayden Kerr improved his best bowling figures in First Grade by taking 2-22 against Penrith.

Dugald Holloway's face-saving 30 in the T20 match against Northern District on Sunday improved his highest First Grade score for the third time in as many innings.

Ryan Danne, on debut, took his first wicket in Second Grade.

Tom Galvin's 55 against Penrith was his highest score for the club and his second half-century (both in Thirds).

Jazz Rinka (3-20), on debut, took his first wickets in Fourth Grade.

Tim Synnott claimed his best bowling figures for the club (4-22) in Metropolitan Cup's big win over Randwick-Petersham.

Milestone Monday

Milestone Monday

Tim Cummins reminded his old club, Penrith, what they were missing with an outstanding, unbeaten 70 in First Grade on Saturday.  It was his tenth First Grade fifty, but his first for Sydney University.

During his excellent 73 against Penrith on Saturday, Damien Mortimer passed 2500 runs in First Grade (1371 of them for Campbelltown-Camden).

Hayden Kerr's 59 against Penrith at Howell Oval was his second fifty in First Grade.

Dugald Holloway, with 26 against Penrith, improved on his career-best First Grade score for the second time in successive innings.

Nicky Craze played an exceptional innings of 129 in Second Grade against Penrith.  This was his first century in any grade, apart from his 104 not out in AW Green Shield for Campbelltown-Camden in 2012-13.

Matt Powys and Ryan Danne each made his debut in Second Grade against Penrith.

Jono Craig-Dobson hit a valuable 37 in Second Grade against Penrith, improving his career-best score in Seconds for the second time in successive innings.

Sam Wood's 4-37 in Third Grade against Penrith was his best return for the club in his short career to date.

After taking 3-38 in Thirds against Penrith, Josh Toyer has taken his career tally of wickets to 342, passing Mark Wilson (341) to become the 16th highest wicket-taker in the club's history.

Brayden Dilley made his Third Grade debut against Penrith.

Murray Miles and Jazz Rinka each made his Fourth Grade debut against Penrith.

Shehan Canagasingham has passed 100 wickets for the club - with the ridiculously low average of 7.68.  No other player since the 19th century has taken 100 wickets at such low cost.

Julian Dimas made his debut for the club in Fifth Grade against Penrith.

Jonathon Aylward, with 102, hit his first century for the club in Metropolitan Cup's match with Randwick-Petersham.  In the same game, Muhammad Ghumman hit 51 in his first innings for the club.

Milestone Monday

Tom Rogers, fast-bowling spearhead of last season's First Grade premiership side, made his first-class debut for Tasmania against Queensland last weekend.  In a low-scoring game, his first-innings 36 was a vital contribution.  he collected his first wickets in Queensland's first innings, dismissing Mark Steketee and Luke Feldman in taking 2-40.

Joe Kershaw has been selected for his first Futures League match.  He will turn out for ACT/NSW Country in the game against Western Australia in Perth, commencing today.

When he dismissed NSW representative Arjun Nair lbw in the match against Hawkesbury on Saturday,  Ben Joy collected his 100th wicket in First Grade.

Lawrence Neil-Smith's outstanding form against Hawkesbury was rewarded by his best bowling analysis in Second Grade (4-37).  His six wickets in the match (also a career-best in Seconds) made him the club's leading wicket-taker so far this season, with 17.

Ash Cowan's first scoring stroke in Third Grade's extraordinary tie with Hawkesbury took him past 5500 runs for the club.  He is only the 15th player in the club's history to reach that milestone.

Milestone Monday

Milestone Monday

It's Steve Hobson week here on Milestone Monday.  Everyone's favourite folically-challenged South African ripped up the record books out at Owen Earle Oval, with a phenomenal 229 not out against Hawkesbury in Second Grade.  In the process:

  • he posted the highest score ever recorded for Sydney University in Second Grade, passing Adam Theobald's 226 against Northern District in 2011-12 (a match in which Steve scored 226 runs fewer than Adam);
  • he notched up his second double-century for the Club.  Only one other player (Greg Mail, who scored three) has managed more than one double century for the club (although Ed Cowan has a double-hundred and a 199);
  • he now has (with 240 and 229 not out) two of the four highest scores ever made for the club in Grade cricket.  Top spot is shared by Test batsmen Ed Cowan and Johnny Taylor, with 253; five years before the Grade competition commenced, Test all-rounder Tom Garrett hit 274 for the University 1st XI against the Albert Club; and
  • he passed 3000 runs in all grades.  

In First Grade, Nick Larkin hit a dominant 140, his third successive century (after two in the Futures League) and his 11th First Grade hundred.  He joins Eric Barbour on eleven First Grade centuries for University, behind only Greg Mail (32) and Ed Cowan (12).

During his polished 53 against Hawkesbury in First Grade, Damien Mortimer passed 1000 runs for the club.  After the weekend, his tally stands at 1097 runs, all in Firsts, at the impressive average of 57.74.

Tim Ley's first wicket in the T20 match with Parramatta took him to 270 First Grade wickets for University, passing prewar NSW leg-spinner Walter Stack (269) to become the club's fifth-highest wicket-taker in Firsts.

Ben Trevor-Jones hit 68 against his former club, Hawkesbury, the fourth time he has passed fifty in First Grade (including one century).

The match against Central Coast in the Kingsgrove Sports T20 competition on Sunday was the first time University has played Central Coast in a competitive match since the two sides met in the 1973-74 Rothmans Cup Limited Overs knockout tournament.

Devlin Malone's 4-18 against Central Coast was his career-best return in a First Grade T20 match.

Ben Joy waited until his fourth match of the season before he had a chance to bat, and then carved the first delivery he faced in First Grade against Hawkesbury over long-off for six.  The next day, he faced the first ball he faced in the T20 match against Parramatta for six.  It's impossible to prove that this isn't some kind of record.

Charles Litchfield, with 94 against Hawkesbury, passed fifty for the third time in Second Grade (including one century).

On Saturday, Ben Larkin passed both Shane Stanton (5052) and Mark Wilson (5058) to become the 19th highest run-scorer in the club's history.

Also during the Second Grade match at Hawkesbury, Nicky Craze passed 1000 runs for the club in all grades.

Jazz Rinka made his Fifth Grade debut in the match against Hawkesbury and (with 2-38) took his first wickets.

Metropolitan Cup had a tough day at the office against Gordon, but Tim Synnott (4-75) claimed his best bowling figures for the club and Prasan Adikarige (2-31) collected his first wickets.

Finally, two players go into next Saturday on Milestone Watch: Ash Cowan has 5499 runs for the club in all grades, and Ben Joy has 99 First Grade wickets.

Milestone Monday

Milestone Monday

Nick Larkin continues to demolish records in the Futures League.  In last week’s match for ACT/NSW Country against NSW Metropolitan, he hit 189 and 129 not out, his sixth and seventh centuries in the competition.  He passed 1500 runs in the Futures League (he now has 1707 at an average of 81.28) and he completed a remarkable sequence of four successive centuries, following his 210 against ACT and 212 against Victoria for NSW last season.

Damien Mortimer made his Futures League debut for NSW Metropolitan against ACT/NSW Country, and in between chasing balls hit by Nick Larkin, did very well with the bat, hitting 61 and 49.

Ben Joy’s acrobatic, one-handed catch to remove James Psarakis gave Ryan McElduff his first wicket in First Grade against Western Suburbs on Saturday.

When Devlin Malone dismissed Wests opener Isaac Taylor last Saturday, he collected his 200th wicket in Premier Cricket (146 in all grades for Sutherland, and 54 for Sydney University).

During his unbeaten 50 against Western Suburbs in Second Grade on Saturday, Ben Larkin passed 5000 runs for the club in all grades.  He has become the 23rd player to reach that milestone, and later in his innings he passed 1980s stalwarts Keith Pitty (5009) and Geoff Cooper (5015) to climb to 21st on the club’s all-time list of run-scorers.

Steve Hobson hit his ninth century for the club in Second Grade’s match against Western Suburbs.   It was his sixth century in Second Grade, and only Adam Theobald (13) has scored more in that grade for University.

During his outstanding all-round performance against Western Suburbs, Fourth Grade captain AJ Grant took his 50th wicket in Fourths.

Shehan Canagasingham took his first Fourth Grade wickets in the match against Western Suburbs.

In Metropolitan Cup against University of NSW, Jazz Rinka followed his excellent innings last week by capturing his first five-wicket haul for the club (5-40).

Milestone Monday: Round 3 (Day 1)

Milestone Monday: Round 3 (Day 1)

When he reached 34 against Western Suburbs on Saturday Nick Larkin became the fourth batsman (after Greg Mail, Ian Moran and Ed Cowan) to score 5000 First Grade runs for Sydney University.  His innings of 51 was his 34th half-century in First Grade (including 10 centuries).

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Ben Trevor-Jones passed 1500 runs for the club during his innings of 48 against Western Suburbs in First Grade.

Tim Cummins (43), Ryan McElduff (34) and Joe Kershaw (25 not out) each hit his highest First Grade score for Sydney University in their stubborn rearguard action against Western Suburbs on Saturday.

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During their unbroken partnership against Western Suburbs, Steve Hobson passed fifty for the thirteenth time in Second Grade, and Jack Holloway passed fifty for the second time in Second Grade.

Lewis Bedford made his debut in Second Grade against Western Suburbs.

Matt Powys (91) and Jim Ryan (45) each hit his highest Third Grade score against Western Suburbs.

Tom Fullerton made his Third Grade debut against Western Suburbs.

It was a memorable day for Fourth Grade captain AJ Grant against Western Suburbs: his 101 not out was his second century for the club, and he passed 3000 runs for the club in the process.

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Brayden Dilley’s 76 against Western Suburbs was his highest score in Fourth Grade.

There were Fourth Grade debuts for Hugh Farrow, Hayden Storey and Shehan Canagasingham against Western Suburbs.

Alex Bell’s 50 not out against Western Suburbs is his second Fifth Grade fifty.

In Metropolitan Cup against University of NSW, Prasan Adikarige, Ashwin Kirubanandan (who scored 59) and Tom Derrick made their club debuts, and Jazz Rinka (49) hit his highest score for the club.

Milestone Monday: Round 2 (Day 2)

Milestone Monday: Round 2 (Day 2)

 

Ed Cowan’s brilliant 51 not out (from 32 balls) for New South Wales against Tasmania in the JLT Cup in Perth was the 26th time he has reached a half-century in List A matches (including four centuries).

Tim Ley destroyed Blacktown’s first innings with 6-18, his best bowling figures in First Grade and the seventh time he has taken five wickets in a First Grade innings.  When he dismissed Gabriel Joseph in the second innings, he joined former NSW leg-spinner Walter Stack as the joint fifth-highest wicket-taker for Sydney University in First Grade (on 269).

Ed Arnott’s match-winning 86 against Blacktown was his highest score (and first half-century) in Second Grade.  He shared vital partnerships with two other players who posted their best Second Grade scores: Jono Craig-Dobson (36) and Liam Whitaker (24 not out).

Lewis Bedford, in only his second match for Sydney University, hit his first half-century for the club, 93 in Third Grade against Blacktown.

In Fourth Grade’s rout of Blacktown, Billy Barge (4-16) and Oliver Thompson (4-29) each returned his best bowling figures for the club.

Shehan Canagasingham took 5-28 against Blacktown, which was his eighth five-wicket return for the club, but his first in Fifth Grade.

Metropolitan Cup’s tight victory over Penrith was assisted by a first half-century for the club from Brahmam Chunduri (64) and Jazz Rinka’s best return with the ball (3-29).

Milestone Monday: Round 2 (Day 1)

Milestone Monday: Round 2 (Day 1)

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Ed Cowan’s 53 for New South Wales against Western Australia in Perth was the 25th time he has reached a half-century in List A matches (including four centuries).

In scoring his outstanding 144 against Blacktown, Ben Trevor-Jones hit his first century in First Grade and his highest score in any grade.

James Larkin also reached his highest First Grade score against Blacktown, hitting 96.  During his innings he passed 2500 runs for the club in all grades.

Damien Mortimer’s masterful 107 not out against Blacktown was his third century for Sydney University, and the fourth of his First Grade career (he hit a century for Campbelltown in 2014-15). 

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Ryan McElduff, a late Friday-night selection, made his First Grade debut against Blacktown.

Steve Hobson passed 2000 runs in Second Grade during his innings against Blacktown.

Lawrence Neil-Smith, with 3-28 against Blacktown, collected his best bowling analysis in Second Grade.

Lewis McMahon captured his fifth five-wicket haul in Third Grade, taking 5-61 against Blacktown.  His second wicket was his 150th for the club in all grades.

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Jack Lawson made his debut in Third Grade.

Brayden Dilley hit his highest score, and first half-century, in Fourth Grade, reaching 59 against Blacktown.

AJ Grant (62 not out against Blacktown) posted his sixth half-century in Fourth Grade (one of which he converted into a century).

Hugh Farrow’s 43 against Blacktown was his highest score in Fifth Grade.

In Metropolitan Cup, Ethan Jamieson passed fifty for the second time in three innings for Sydney University and (with 55) equaled his highest score for the club.

Milestone Monday: Round 1

Milestone Monday: Round 1

Liam Robertson's superb 102 from only 81 balls against Gordon was his third First Grade century.  During his innings, he passed club legend Ian Fisher (4620 runs) to become the 25th highest run-scorer in the club's history.

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Hayden Kerr played an exceptional innings of 86 from only 76 deliveries against Gordon, his highest First Grade score to date.

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Wicket-keeper Tim Cummins made his debut for University in First Grade, taking four catches behind the stumps.  The third catch was his 200th dismissal in First Grade: in a distinguished career with Penrith, he caught 170 batsmen and stumped 27.

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Ryan McElduff hit 59 against Gordon, his highest score, and first half-century, in Second Grade.

Ben Larkin passed 2500 runs in Second Grade during his innings against Gordon.

During the win over Gordon at Camperdown, Kieran Tate took his 50th wicket in Third Grade.

Lewis Bedford and Michael Robertson made their debuts for the club in Third Grade.

There were several debutants in Fourths as well: Tom Fullerton, Billy Barge, Jack Lawson, Sam Wood and Rob Browne.

Nick Mortimer and Hayden Storey made their club debuts in Fifth Grade.

Jono Phoebus (3-37) improved his best bowling figures in Fifth Grade.

In Metropolitan Cup's crushing win over Randwick-Petersham, there were club deuts for Brahmam Chunduri, Oliver Thompson, Max Shanahan, Jonathon Aylward, Greg Cade and Jazz Rinka.