Second grade cricket grand final: United v Wingham 2018

Wingham are Manning River District Cricket second grade premiers after accounting for United by 33 runs at Johnny Martin Oval.

After being sent into bat, Wingham were in early trouble on a difficult wicket.

Skipper Jake Mullen top scored with 24 and when he was dismissed Wingham was 6/61. 

The lower order hung in as Robbie Hynes and Blake Sky added 33 for the eighth wicket before Ryan Smoothy and Bruce Bird put on 27 for the last wicket to get to 133.

Murray McCartney returned United’s best figures with 4/22.

United started well with Pin and Cowan before Weeks and Riley fell cheaply.

Experienced first graders Matt Kennewell and McCartney carried the score to 90 before Rhys Kliendienst dismissed both, as well as Boyd and Cameron in the space of two overs to have United reeling on 8/94.

Jake Mullen cleaned up the tail to ensure his team tasted victory.

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