9 October, 2023

Mareeba down in first home game

MARKING their first weekend in the A-Grade competition, the Mareeba Cricket Club went head-to-head with Barron River over the weekend, going down to the away competitors.

Mareeba down in first home game - feature photo

After winning the toss, Mareeba batted first, and Brendan Falvo top-scored with 41, helping the Bandits post a total of 119. 

English player Faheem Cohan showed his comfort on the Fred Simson Oval at Borzi Park, picking up 2 wickets in his debut game. 

Brendan Payne also chipped in with 1 wicket, and Rowan Foxwell made a remarkable catch as the Bandits fought hard to defend their runs. In the end, Barron emerged victorious. 

A grade Bandits will be traveling to Miniecon Gregory Oval (Walker Road) on Saturday to play against Mulgrave, with the first ball scheduled for 3pm.


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