2017 Horsham Cricket Association day one B Grade semi-final: review

DAY one of the two-day semi-final clash between Colts and the Bullants saw a close contest played out at the Dimboola Oval.

EAGLE EYE: Gary Davidson of the Horsham Saints batting against the Homers. Picture: SAMANTHA CAMARRI

EAGLE EYE: Gary Davidson of the Horsham Saints batting against the Homers. Picture: SAMANTHA CAMARRI

The toss was won by the Bullants and opted to bat first. 

Bowling was a highlight of the day for the Colts with the side taking 10 wickets for the day. 

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The Bullants was limited to making 140 on day one. 

John Heard for the Bulants was notable making 40 caught out. 

On show was the bowling with Colt Bradley Millar taking four in 20 overs. 

Brendan Wills was the next best batsman making 32 bowled out. 

The Colts are now in a good position to make the final. 

Horsham Saints come into day two with a healthy margin making 229. 

Lubeck-Murtoa will be in for a chase, the side made 4-24 on day one. 

Damian Bryan opened for the Saints which won the toss and opted to bat first. 

Bryan made 27 with opening partner Ben Tait taking a walk before making a single run on the board. 

Gary Davidson and Bryan partnered well with Davidson making 52. 

Haydn Smith was strong at bat and was the best for his side making 80. 

Lubeck-Murtoa bowled well enough with Joe Gardy bowling best on average for the side. 

Gardy took three wickets on day one. 

Jordan Delahunty took three wickets. 

The sides batting was outshone by the bowling of Tait who made up for his early duck.

Tait took four wickets to set the chase up for the Saints. 

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