|Simulation Cricket Authority: CricketMX.com vs Saintsational.com - 1st Test
|CricketMX.com vs Saintsational.com
Winter isn't the ideal time for cricket, especially at the WACA in Perth, Western Australia. Despite the forecast of rain, the 1st Test between CricketMX.com and Saintsational.com went ahead, but both teams found it trying to get runs on the board.
CricketMX.com won the toss and elected to field first, a move which paid off for the team.
BONGOMAN, tunebud and Freezmizer ripped through the Saintsational.com attack in just 66 overs. The Saintsational.com batsmen didn't have much to brag about, with only Dal_Santos_Gal and herni the second making reasonable contributions (36 and 34). tunebud was the pick of the bowlers, with 5/35.
CricketMX.com's first innings was nothing special either, it should be noted, losing all of their wickets for 188 runs, in only 57 overs. Had it not been for the docs mum, who is fast becoming a Test superstar, that score would have been significantly less. the docs mum made an unbeaten 109, her second Test century in as many matches. BONGOMAN provided good support down the order, with a hard earned 38.
It was saint66au and n1ck, who just celebrated his 21st birthday, who did the most damage, with 4/42 and 3/38 respectively.
Saintsational.com were slightly better in their second attempt, this time conjuring up 204 from 68 overs. saint_mite made a useful 28 as opener, but it was herni the second who lifted the team, with 61. Even tailender Halo-9 chipped in, with 37. This time it was BONGOMAN who gave the batsmen a hard time, with 4/38. tunebud didn't miss out either, with 3/71.
Requiring 179 to win, the Test looked evenly matched. An early breakthrough was needed, but was never found, with both CricketMX.com openers making half centuries. the docs mum made 57, while garmabeaneth found some form, and made an unbeaten 80. Rat only made 11, while battye completed the job with garmabeaneth, scoring the winning runs with a 6. He ended on 36 not out.
HSVKing and saint66au took 1 wicket each, in what ended up being 2/184 after 63.3 overs.
CricketMX.com won the first Test by 8 wickets, but Saintsational.com will be looking for revenge in a few days time when the 2nd Test commences.
the docs mum was named man of the match.