IT HAD been an onslaught by the hands of the Donald Cricket Club when the side faced Charlton on day one of the two day grand final.
Charlton trail after day one 131 to Donald 4-133.
Charlton won the toss and opted to bat first.
Opener Nathaniel Holmes-Brown was the sides best for the day making 46 lbw.
Next best was fourth-in-line Kirk Boyle who made 35.
The batting was overshadowed by a brilliant bowling show.
Brodrick Harrison managed four wickets in just eight overs while Thomas Letts took three in 5.5 overs.
Donald took up the bat with Letts opening and proving to be a danger with either the bat or the ball.
Letts made 54 not out.
Captain Brad Guild made 26 before being caught.
Jordan Murray made 43 not out and will resume batting with Letts on day two.
Holmes-Brown bowled well for Charlton, a side that will be going into the day hoping for a miracle.
Holmes-Brown took three wickets in eight overs.