Sunbury Roar in upset win in VTCA 1/4 Finals !

Courtesy Tara Murray, Star Weekly;

Sunbury Roar produced an upset in the quarter final group stage of the Victorian Turf Cricket Association T20 competition.

Facing senior division side Yarraville Club last Tuesday, Sunbury, which plays in division 5, came away with their first victory of this stage of the tournament.

A below strength Clubbers made 6-164 from their overs with Keshav Pant top scoring with 34.

Murphy Boyd took two wickets for Sunbury.

Sunbury timed the run chase to perfection, winning with three balls remaining.

The Roar finished on 3-165.

Jason McGann, who moved up the order from his normal position, made 57 coming in at number three.

That innings included four fours and three sixes.

Sunbury sits percentage behind West Coburg in their group, with West Coburg having the bye last week. West Coburg and the Clubbers face each other in the final match of the group.

Meanwhile on Saturday in division 5, the Roar’s match against Williamstown Colts was washed out.

Only one match in the division got a result, with Gellibrand beating Sanctuary Lakes.

Sunbury faces Bellbridge in a two-dayer starting this weekend.

On Sunday, the Roar’s women’s side lost to St Andrews. Sunbury made 7-78 in reply to 5-89.

Tara Murray

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