Sutherland grind out win against Greater Illawarra

THE Greater Illawarra Zone invitational side, featuring Shoalhaven Ex-Servicemens trio Daniel Gleeson, Chris Bramley and Nate Jones, have fallen to Sutherland District Cricket Club, at Hayden Drexel Oval on Saturday.

After winning the toss, Greater Illawarra’s skipper Gleeson sent the visitors in to bat, which saw them all out for 165.

Jamie Brown led the way for Sutherland with the willow, scoring 47, with team mates Daniel Fallins (30) and Aiden Bariol (27) also batting well.

Callum Barton (3/11), Mitch Wright (3/24) and Nate Jones (2/22) were the pick of the bowlers for Greater Illawarra.

In reply, the hosts started poorly, falling to 7/37 before Mitch Watterson (37) and Pushpinder Singh (22) led the fightback.

The hosts were eventually all out for 111, with Sutherland’s Daniel Fallins (5/12) doing most of the damage, while Flynn Parker (2/18) and Jaiden Brown (2/26) both claimed two wickets.