Three in a row for Roar

Paul Webber scored a century on the weekend. (Ivan Kemp) 323431_01

Sunbury’s hot form has continued with a third straight win in the Victorian Turf Cricket Association McNamara Shield.

After not having a win before Christmas, the Roar has now put three wins in a row together and taken another step to avoiding relegation.

Facing Keilor Park, the Roar set the win up on Saturday on day one of the clash, locking up first innings points.

The Roar bowled the Devils out for just 67 in 34.2 overs. Sohan Boralessa was the pick of the bowlers, taking 5-24.

While chasing a small target, the Roar did have some nervous moments in the run chase, losing 5-4 in the middle order after a positive start.

After being in trouble at 7-71 for the Roar was able to get things going.

Paul Webber and Boralessa turned the innings around and got the Roar to a strong lead at the end of day one.

Sunbury went on to make 8-239 from 57 overs, declaring after Paul Webber made his century.

Webber finished 101 not out.

The Roar sent Keilor Park back in on the hunt for an outright win.

The Devis batters stuck to the task at hand and were able to stick the day out. The Devils finished 3-98.

It was all single wicket takers for the Roar.

The win puts the Roar two wins ahead of the Devis, who sit in bottom space. The Roar is also now equal points with ninth placed Royal Park Brunswick.

The Roar now face Williamstown CYMS in a two-dayer starting on Saturday.