Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Tourist Stars with Ball

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Tourist Stars with Ball

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Luis Narvaez

luis.narvaez@dailymercury.com.au

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Magpies 153 (McBride 44, Polzin 19, Millward 18; Muscat 3-24, R. Evetts 2-22.) def. Walkerston 143 (K. Evetts 32, Kennedy 28, Jackson 27; Van Duyker 4-20)

CRICKET: On a cricketing holiday, Ulricht van Duyker is loving his time in Mackay.

A bowling all-rounder, the 25-year-old South African admits he's struggled with the bat in cane country but his exploits with the ball ensured his Magpies side went two-from-two in the Mackay Cricket Association first grade one-day competition.

The left-arm off spinner took 4-20 from his 10 overs against Walkerston.

"We have a good group of guys at Magpies," van Duyker said. "I like it here in Mackay. A lot of good people have made my time enjoyable."

Coming from the metropolises of Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth, van Duyker has settled nicely in to the laid-back lifestyle in the tropics.

"I've been fishing and up to Eungella. …

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