Tim Ley now stands alone in fourth place on the club’s list of First Grade wicket-takers. When he bowled Easts’ Baxter Holt on Saturday, he took his 321st First Grade wicket for the club, moving past Peter James.
In taking 6-73 against Easts on Saturday, Devlin Malone captured five wickets in a First Grade innings for the fifth time in his career. He also claimed his 100th wicket for the club in all grades, and became the leading wicket-taker in this season’s First Grade competition to date.
With his dismissal of Easts’ Jack Remond on Saturday, Josh Toyer collected his 200th Second Grade wicket for the club. Only two other bowlers have ever reached this milestone in the club’s long history: Chris McRae (220) and Tom Kierath (211).
Only 198 Second Grade wickets behind Toyer is Charlie Cassell who took his first wickets in Seconds on his debut, against Easts, on Saturday.
Hayden Storey’s 100 against Easts was his second century for the club and his first in Third Grade. He passed 500 runs for the club during his innings.
Jack Hill, with his 92 against Easts, recorded his tenth score above fifty in Third Grade (including three hundreds) and passed 1500 runs in that grade. It was the second time he has been dismissed in the nineties in Thirds.
Lewis Ansell made his first appearance in Fourth Grade.
William Masojada marked his first game for the club with a maiden half-century, 60 against Easts in Fifth Grade. In the same innings, both Zohirul Islam (72) and Liam Coelho (44) hit his highest Fifth Grade score.