Crusaders School Game 30/10 vs Trinity Grammar School
Crusaders batted first on a batsman's paradise and this was utilised early by the opening pair of Morris 39ret, Hussain 32ret and Crusaders Stalwart/Trinity Alumni Brent Hutchinson 34ret. Middle-lower order bats Hillas 30ret and Tommy Hall 23not out contributed to a strong total of 224 after 40 overs.
In reply, Trinity fell 16 runs short in a tight contest between bat and ball, headlined by a strong innings from Brown 85 and Wood 38. The pick of the Crusaders bowlers was Katarey 3/40 and Richardson 2/25.
Overall it was one of the closest school games in recent history and was without a doubt a strong, even contest.
A big thank you to everyone who made the day possible, James Bett from Trinity Grammar School, Wayne Ross scoring, Schoey, Swan, umpires John MacKinnon/Trevor Finlayson , groundsman and all the players who gave up their day to play.
Crusaders School Game 13/11 vs Melbourne High School
Crusaders batting first on cool day for cricket with a soft pitch off 40 overs Crusaders got off to a slow start under the tricky conditions with Rizio 22ret, Polkinghorne 53ret and Quareshi 35ret leading to a total of 5/198.
In reply, Melbourne High School fell 45 runs short in a tough chase totalling all out for 153 just under 40 overs. Top run scores for MHS were King 32, Sircar 26 and Heitlinger 25. Pick of the Crusaders bowlers were Arora 2/11 and Hussain 2/12.
A big thank you to everyone who made the day possible, especially Fitzy, Swan, Jeff Costello for scoring, umpires and all the players who gave up their day to play.
Crusaders School Game 20/11 vs Caulfield Grammar School.
Crusaders batted first and got off to a shaky start. No.3 bat Tom Polkinghorne 28 and Nainhabo 20 developed a positive partnership with some strong boundary hitting before the Caufield pick of the bowler, Athiththan 3/27 dismissed the pair. The Crusaders tail wagged with Coomaraswany 48 and De Silva 38 building the Crusaders total to 9/204cc.
In reply, Caulfield got all out for 146. Most of the Caulfield bats made strong start before departing, headlined by MacKenzie's 32. The pick of the Crusaders bowlers was Arora's 3/12.
A big thank you to everyone who made the day possible, Cricket department from CGS, Rob Greenaway scoring, Swan, umpires John Collins and Mal Hewington, CGS groundsmen and all the players who gave up their day to play.
vs Ivanhoe Grammar Monday 2/12
vs St.Kevins Wednesday 4/12
vs Melbourne GS Monday 9/12 @ Domain Road
vs Media XI 15/1/20 @ Melbourne High
vs Brighton Grammar 22/1/20
vs Scotch College 16/2/20
Crusaders/CV Colts GAMES
vs State XI @ Greenvale Reserve 27-30/1/2020
vs Cricket Victoria Academy @ Trinity Grammar Playing Fields 17-19/12/19
vs VSDCA U21's @ Walter Galt Reserve Parkdale 3-5/1/2020
vs CA Staff XI @ Scotch College 6/3/20
vs Caulfield GS 2/2/20
vs Melbourne 29's TBC