Today we host Highlands Intermediate in a knock out game of cricket for the Milo Shield Auroa Primary School had a combined team with players from St Joseph Opunake and St Joseph Hawera. We won the toss and choose to bat.
We got off to a great start with Ambrose and Ben opening, unfortunately Ambrose got bowled for 2 runs. Coming in at 3 was Fletcher, Ben got out for 26 and he got the team of to a great start. Then Jack came in and Fletcher and Jack made a awesome partnership with Fletcher making 63 not out, and Jack making 33 not out, our final score was 144 with 2 wickets down.
Ambrose got us of to a great start with opening the bowling with Jack also, meanwhile Ambrose and Jack taking wickets, and Fletcher comes on to bowl with Nial grabbing a couple of wickets.
The next wicket was a run out by Riley P this left the pressure on Highlands Intermediate with a 5 more overs to go Riley P and Riley M taking two great catches.
Shaun was bowling the last over of the game but not taking a wicket with the last ball bowled the Auroa team have taking the big team down with one game left to go with is the big final of the competition, against Francis Douglas MC if Auroa win we go to nationals in Auckland.
This slideshow about the days game was created by Luke from Room One.