Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Wells Is Full of Runs Again; Central Highlands Falls to Rockhampton's Prolific Captain

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Wells Is Full of Runs Again; Central Highlands Falls to Rockhampton's Prolific Captain

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Byline: Alan Kennedy alan.kennedy@capnews.com.au

CRICKET: When it comes to big games you can normally rely on Todd Wells to stand up and be counted.

Rockhampton was expected to be too strong for the Central Highlands team in the open age match at Rockhampton Cricket Ground on Sunday and looked to be totally in control when it dismissed the visitor for a paltry 135 runs in the 40th over.

However Rockhampton began the race poorly with opener Richie Perhouse and first down batsman Scott Kenny going cheaply.

At the other end Wells was gathering runs and remained at the wicket until Rockhampton was within nine runs of its target.

After the disappointment of missing out in his club match against Norths Tigers, the Frenchville opener overwhelmed the Central Highlands attack to score 77 runs from just 89 balls.

Wells was in commanding form hitting 10 boundaries and a couple of sixes during his 105 minute stay at the crease.

Teenage batting sensation Michael Simmers celebrated his whirlwind rise through the ranks by scoring an unbeaten 15 while Greg Sorrensen put in a cameo performance to end the game, scoring 12 off just four balls including a towering six which took Rockhampton past the Central Highlands total to finish at 4-140. …

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