Tassie over 60s on target to defend title

TASMANIA is well placed to defend its national division 1 title after the first two days of play at the seventh national over 60s cricket championships.

The side recorded strong wins against South Australia and Victoria in Adelaide. The titles end tomorrow.

RESULTS: DAY 1 - Division 1: South Australia 9-136 (K. Miller 30, I. Ravenscroft 27, T. Stephens 2-19, K. Last 2-22, A. Jordan 1-9, D. Worth 1-16, R. Edmunds 1-23, G. Clow 1-30) lt Tassie Tigers 3-139 (T. Stephens 38r, M. O'Connor 36r, G. Clow 30*, I. Fraser 12, R. Headlam 10, M. Farmer 3-9) by 7 wickets.

Division 2: NSW 8-157 (G. Andrews 38r, B. Sadler 26, R. Sadler 23, J. Cordell 2-15, J. Button 1-9, R. Ashman 1-17, B. Pooley 1-19, M. Gandy 1-22) lt Tassie Devils 6-161 (M. Walsh 38r, D. Wright 35r, P. Rodwell 17*, F. Maxwell 17, J. Button 12*, R. Ashman 10, P. Barnes 2-23) by 4 wickets.

Division 3: Tassie Foresters 9-105 (J. Burton 27, W. Friend 20, W Boyles 15*, B. Webster 2-15, G. Perkins 2-16) lt NSW 3-107 (R. Matthews 36r, D. Woodward 1-7, C. Diixon 1-22) by 7 wickets

Division 4 (Over 70s): Tas Islanders 4-114 (R. Dickson 38r, R. Cotgrove 35r, R. Reid 13, B. Whish-Wilson 10*, W Allsop 3-10) lt Victoria 6-119 (I. Sharp 32*, B. Whish-Wilson 2-7, R. Addison 2-23, R. Cotgrove 1-12, R. Dickson 1-11) by 4 wickets.

DAY 2 - Division 1: Victoria 7-130 9 G. Johnson 35r, R. Agg 25, S Pascoe 20, D. Worth 2-15, T. Stephens 2-24, A. Jordan 1-16, G. Clow 1-20) lt Tassie Tigers 5-133 (R. Headlam 36r, T. Stephens 34, G. Clow 18, R. Edmunds 17*, I. Marks 2-18) by 5 wickets.

Division 2: Victoria 7-145 d Tassie Devils (73 (F. Maxwell 18, R. Ashman 12*, M. Walsh 10, I. Pritchard 4-5, D. Green 2-16) by 72 runs.

Division 3: Tas Forsters 8-106 lt Victoria 1-107.

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