Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Norths Win Thrilling Cup Final; Six in Final over Ends Walkerston's Run

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Norths Win Thrilling Cup Final; Six in Final over Ends Walkerston's Run

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Charlie Payne

charlie.payne@dailymercury.com.au

CRICKET: Mackay cricket left its best until last when Norths won a thrilling final of the Poole Cup over Walkerston at Harrup Park on Saturday night.

Norths bowler Kellen Powell won the match in dramatic fashion, after it went down to the last over with the minor premiers needing two runs to win.

With the field in, Powell connected with a big swing and hit a six for his team to overhaul Walkerston's target of 170, finishing 8-175.

aThat was the best game of cricket I've ever been involved in,a Norths captain Brant Attard said.

aIt was a credit to the ground staff that we got on at all.a

Earlier the game had been in doubt after heavy rain last week, which would have given Norths their second title of the season after they won the Daily Mercury T20 Shootout last month in a washout over Souths.

Walkerston captain Dave Garner said he was proud of the way his team fought back to reach the final and give Norths a fright. …

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