Match Report
Scotch College 1st XI vs  Wesley College
On: Saturday, 16 Mar 2019
Venue: at Home

Another lovely Perth afternoon greeted the boys for this fixture against Wesley College.

Ben Gale lost the toss and Wesley decided to have a bat on a good looking deck.

Wesley started very well and were soon 100 without loss.

Scotch were staring a big Score in the face when a couple of quick wickets left Wesley 4 for 138 overnight.

The first session of Saturday was always going to be very important and Scotch bowled well to bowl Wesley out for 169.

The Scotch response wasn't good and before long we were in a spot of bother at 4 for 23.

It didn't get much better for Scotch being all out for 66.

Wesley enforced the follow on and Scotch put in a better performance scoring 173 in their second innings.Ben Parker and Arun Tibballs showed what can be done when applying themselves and spending time out in the middle.Parker scoring a well played 71 and Tibballs a patient 46.This gave Scotch a 70 run lead with Wesley having to bat for 6 overs.Wesley came out swinging but in the end the outright win didn't materialize.

Wesley won on the first innings.