Women enjoying winning streak

BANKSTOWN Sports Women’s Cricket Club First Grade had another close encounter with Sydney Universities but came away in front.
The bowlers kept Sydney to 10/176, with best bowler Karina Bell 3/18 (8) who was unlucky to not pick up more.
Chasing 177, Bankstown got off to a strong start, however wickets fell around centurion, Dharmini Chauhan who made a brilliant unbeaten century as she got BSWCC home. She was well supported by Tahlia Dunne’s 25 off 37 and they are now second on the 50 over table.

Second Grade went down to top team Sydney by 73 runs.
BSWCC tore through Sydney to have them 4/41 thanks to a great opening partnership of Madison Rutherford 3/34 and Camryn Harland 1/42, with Chrissa Stathis taking 3 of the 4 catches.
Sydney finished with 9/198 off their 50 overs.
Some great batting from Harland 41 and Jessica Robertson 29 saw BSWCC finish all out for 125.
Third Grade had a tough game against Manly but managed to keep them to a total of 5 wickets for 105 runs after 20 overs.
Unfortunately Bankstown were not able to score enough runs, achieving a total of 7 wickets for 35 runs off 20 overs.
BSWCC Brewers lost against Greater Hunter Coast who are the top team in the competition.
Bankstown’s opening batters Zoe Wood and Milla Bruce got off to a strong start followed by Ava Gaughan and Jess McMillan who helped Bankstown reach a defendable 7-146.
Despite the team’s energy and attempts to compensate for fewer fielders, GHC managed to chase down the target in the 24th over, finishing at 6-147.