Buangor wins big against Navarre

Buangor has thumped Navarre in its A Grade match, winning outright comfortably at Alexandra Oval on Saturday.

Buangor declared at 6-274 on the first day with Navarre all out for 64, needing to chase 210 to avoid an outright loss on the second day.

Phil Hall and Nick Formosa opened the innings with Hall dismissed quickly for two off the bowling of Callum Baker.

It did not take long for Jack Ganley to get in on the action, picking up the wicket of Formosa soon after for 0.

Corey Wilkinson was back in the pavilion with just one more run added to the tally as Navarre found itself 3-3 and in danger of exposing the lower order early in the second day.

Tom Hannett was the only batsman who was able to withstand the onslaught from the Buangor bowlers, managing to reach 13 before he was bowled by Ganley to leave the team 6-29 and were eventually all out for 32 from just 13.1 overs.

Ganley finishing with figured of 5-18 from seven overs, as he ripped apart the top order and ensured it was an early finish for both teams.

It was a dominant performance with both the bat and ball from Buangor who are no doubt looking ahead towards the upcoming finals matches.

Buangor will face Aradale in the team’s final match before finals with a top two spot still not out of the question if they can continue the strong form in round 11.

Navarre will travel to Halls Gap to face the Gappers in the final round.