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December 5, 2022

Tintenbar East Ballina remain undefeated and dominate local cricket

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Tintenbar East Ballina cricket club is sitting on top of the three senior grades of local cricket, and all three sides are undefeated for the season.

The first grade LJ Hooker two-day competition has seen TEB take one win for the season after beating Tweed-Banora in late October.

In their current match against Marist Brothers being played at Oakes Oval in Lismore the visitors are 3/97 chasing 139.

Second grade

The second grade side continued their winning ways on Saturday with a convincing victory over Alstonville. Playing at home on Kingsford Smith Oval, TEB won the toss and sent Alstonville in to bat.

The visitors were bowled out for 75 in 31 overs with TEB’s Anthony Melchior doing the most damage with a return of 5/19 off eight overs. Joshua Mallam chimed in with 3/25 off his eight.

Alstonville opener Malcolm Rose (15 runs), along with Andrew Eather (16), Charlie North (11) and Andrew O’Brien (11 no) were the batters who reached double figures.

TEB reeled-in the total in 15 overs with the loss of four wickets. Opener Philip Dali (21) and Riley Green (18) top scored.

Alstonville’s Peter Van Zijl returned 3/22 off six overs.

The win gave TEB seconds four wins from four starts and sees them on top of the ladder with 35 competition points, ahead of Terranora Lakes (32), Cudgen (32) and Lennox Head (29).

Third grade

TEB thirds maintained their undefeated start to the 2022–23 season with a win against Byron Bay at the Recreation Grounds last Saturday.

TEB won the toss and choose to bat, and put 135 on the scoreboard before they were all out in the 29th over.

Joshua Thick top-scored for the day with 29 runs,and Captain, Ben Crawford, contributed 16.

Best bowlers for Byron Bay included Ross Kendall (3/36 off four), Reece Egan (2/15 off six) and Shaun Greening (2/30 off seven).

In reply Byron Bay could only muster 96 runs and were all out in the 28th over.

Shaun backed up his bowling display with Byron’s top score of 27 and Doug Jarvis added 23.

Joseph Elphick took the bowling honours for TEB with figures of 3/26 off seven overs, while Mark Sweeney was close behind with 3/28 off four overs.

TEB sit on top of the third grade ladder with 35 competition points alongside Bangalow who also have five wins from five games.

Byron Bay, Bangalow II and Mullumbimby Brunswick all have 23 points.


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