Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

Dolphins Produce Unlikely Win

Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

Dolphins Produce Unlikely Win

Article excerpt

GOLD Coast Dolphins performed a aHoudini acta to upstage Sandgate-Redcliffe in their Queensland Premier Grade cricket game at Albury Oval on Saturday.

On day one the previous week, the Dolphins conceded first innings points after being bundled out for 93 when chasing their hosts' miserable 124 a a target that the Dolphins believed was there for the taking.

However, the Dolphins headed back up north Saturday confident of making a real game of it second time around. And that they did.

Medium-pacers Dave Heavyside (4-24), Corey McMahon (3-28) and classy leg-spinner Daniel Doran (3-14), combined to dismiss Sandgate for 68.

Their impressive efforts with the ball ensured there was still plenty of time on the clock for the Dolphin batsmen to score the 100 runs required to win the match.

The Dolphins reeled in the target but not before some heart flutters with six wickets falling before the chase was complete.

Greg Moller (28) and Stuart McBride (12) gave the Dolphins a good start, piling on 42 quick runs before McBride was dismissed. …

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