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1st Test

The inaugural Test match begun with electing to bat first, at Perth's WACA ground. Both openers, garmabeaneth and nesman, made respectable scores in the 20's, before falling to HunterMp3 and Hmmm. Rat made just 1, while battye and grinch2171 stuck around to give the team a chance of a decent score.

battye fell for 27, while grinch2171 top scored with 37. moongirl made 25 on her internation recall, while StorbinC and the lower order failed to conjure up more than 44. were all out for 182, thanks to 3 wickets each to HunterMp3 and Hmmm, 2 wickets to part-timer TheMadHeffer420, and single wickets to Jupiter Aknowledge and MickeyBen. managed to bat for a few overs on the remainder of day 1, and went on to declare at 5/283. An unbeaten 69 to Hand_of_God, in addition to a sound 65 from TheMadHeffer420, giving a solid lead of 100 going into the second innings.

BONGOMAN was the only multiple wicket taker, with 2/97. There were single wickets to garmabeaneth, Burian and tunebud.

The second innings for was quite an improvement on the first, with half centuries to Rat (70) and moongirl (60). battye scored a composed 47, while StorbinC and garmabeaneth both made scores in the 20's. Like in the first innings, the lower order were unable to build any decent scores, with the last 3 wickets falling for 22.

Hmmm's 5/42 sealed the man of the match award. Jupiter Aknowledge was the other multiple wicket taker with 2/41.

Requiring a little under 170 for victory, were under pressure when M3ta7h3ad, Leon, TheMadHeffer420 made 3, 14 and 8 respectively. It was Imagine_If who took it upon himself to get the innings back on track, with a slow and steady 62. It was Hand_of_God in the lower middle order who finished the job, with and unbeaten 48.

BONGOMAN's 3/56 gave some hope, but he didn't have enough support from the other bowlers, and went on to lose by 5 wickets, with cruising to 5/170 after 72.6 overs. take the series to 1-0, and win 2 points from the game.
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