Sunbury United, Rupertswood winners in rain interrupted round

Another century for Dilan Chandima on Saturday. (Shawn Smits) 203257_01

Tara Murray

Sunbury United was the big winner in the Gisborne and District Cricket Association McIntyre Cup on Saturday in a rain affected round.

Of the three matches, only the United and East Sunbury game got a result, with the two other matches finishing in draws.

Dilan Chandima continued his red hot form for United as he made 152 not out as the side made 5-249.

It’s his second century in three matches.

It was all single wicket takers for the Thunder.

The Thunder lost two quick wickets before they settled through Liam Sherlock and Jack Dillon who put on more than 100 runs for the third wicket partnership.

The Thunder put together a solid innings, but it wasn’t enough, falling well short, making 7-175.

Sherlock top scored with 88.

James Hughes took two wickets for United.

Gisborne was on track for victory against Diggers Rest Bulla when rain hit.

The Burras were bowled out for 129 with Jordan McDonald top scoring with 28 at the top of the order.

Daniel Martin took 3-24 for the Dragons.

The Dragons were cruising at 1-93 off 14 overs when the game was abandoned. Mick Allen was unbeaten on 48, having hit seven fours and one six.

In the other match, Romsey was 6-115 against Bacchus Marsh. Chris Burkett was 32 not out.

Jared Taylor had 4-32 off his eight overs.

The results have United sitting on top with 18 points, with the next three teams Gisborne, Romsey and Bacchus Marsh all on 15 points, with all four teams without a loss after three rounds.

In the Johnstone Shield, only one match got a result with Rupertswood beating the Sunbury Kangaroos.

Rupo made 7-172 with skipper Andrew Pizaro top scoring with 44.

He backed it up with the ball taking 6-27 to help bowl the Kangaroos out for 152.

Jas King top scored for the Kangaroos with 68.

Rupo sits top after three rounds with three victories.

Wallan was closing in on victory against St Anthonys when the game was abandoned.

The Magpies were 6-174 in reply to the Saints 192.

Bacchus Marsh had Sunbury United on the ropes in their match. United was 7-83 in reply to 4-166.

Gisborne was 1-83 against Riddell.