New records and other items of interest after the first 5 rounds – by Lyall Gardner

  • Leading the team in round 1 at 20 years 20 days, Jason Sangha became the club’s youngest 1st Grade captain
  • In the T20 match against UNSW the 1st Grade team smashed a new record score of 5-241cc including 22 fours and 14 sixes (total 172). This overtook the previous best of 4-217 made against North Sydney in 2015-16. The winning margin of 154 runs was also a new record surpassing the win by 70 runs in that same match against North Sydney 
  • The 5th wicket partnership of 118 between 18 year old Luca Lopes and 16 year old Vivek Mahajan against St George in the Poidevin-Gray competition last Sunday was a new record. It passed the old mark of 110 set two years ago by Matthew Calder and Joe Hart
  • The 2nd wicket partnership of 178 between Steve Doheny and Sounil Chhibber in 2nd Grade against Fairfield-Liverpool at Coogee last Saturday was a new record. The previous best was 126 set 15 years ago in 2004-05 by Matthew Taylor and David Mitchell
  • Riley Ayre’s 5-14 in the T20 match against UNSW was the first time any bowler had taken 5 wickets in a T20 match
  • The 1st Grade opening partnership of 149 in round 1 v Wests by Will Affleck and Shaun Eaton contained 10 sixes with each hitting five. Will Affleck’s first boundary shot for his new club was a six
  • The 7-347 scored by 1st Grade to defeat Gordon was the seventh time we have scored more than 300 against that club. It was also the second-best chase to win against that club with the best the 3-357 in 2009-10 to pass their 9-354