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Playing at home, the Bobsledders were sent in to bat after losing the toss and proceeded to score at more than ten runs an over.

Big scores featured across the lineup with Jonty Thompson topping the list with an unbeaten 93 off 41 balls, while Jared Carr (76 from 31), Heath Godbee-Johnston (76 from 41) and Lachlan McKenzie (60 from 46) all having a good hit.

Ten Panther bowlers had a go to try and stem the runs. Dougall Hughes proving the most successful taking 3/29 off four overs.

In reply the Panthers were all out in the 38th over after scoring 175 runs.

The Mullum-Bruns bowlers had early success, reducing the Panthers to 5/39.

Ned Serne then came to the crease and top-scored with 76 from 89 balls. The last three wickets fell for 24.

Rick Collings was the pick of the home bowlers with 4/39 off seven overs, followed by James Clarke 2/6 from five overs.

The win leaves the Bobsledders second on the ladder behind the Casuarina Crocs. The Cudgen Hornets are third in front of the Panther Ninjas.

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