Hawks overwhelm Pegs Creek 2 in West Pilbara Cricket Association round five clash

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Muhammad Khan (41) was the top scorer for Hawks.
Camera IconMuhammad Khan (41) was the top scorer for Hawks. Credit: Alexander Scott/Pilbara News

Nickol Hawks overwhelmed Pegs Creek 2 by 58 runs in round five of the West Pilbara Cricket Association 40-over competition.

The round five game at Millars Well Oval on October 29 got off to a strong start for the Hawks, who won the toss and elected to bat.

Openers Rahat Hussain (19) and Muhammad Khan (41) recorded a 56-run partnership before Hussain was dismissed.

Runs continued to flow despite regular wickets, with the batting side finishing on 172 after being all dismissed in the 38th over.

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Khan was the top scorer, while Simon Kot snared three wickets from eight overs.

In response, Pegs struggled to maintain the momentum, with a middle order collapse which saw five wickets fall for just 28 proving costly.

In the end, Pegs Creek 2 were dismissed for 114, giving Hawks a 58-run victory.

Dampier Taverners overpowered the Rec Club at Bulgarra Oval, smashing their way to 9-190 before ripping apart Rec Club’s lower order and dismissing them for 138 to run away with a 52-run win.

A batting and bowling masterclass from Pegs Creek 1 saw the club win by a massive nine wickets after skittling Wickham for just 95.

Nathan Pool bagged four wickets for Pegs Creek as the side ripped through Wickham’s batting order.

In response, Jordan Perkusich smashed 43 from 45 deliveries including four fours to power Pegs to a dominant nine-wicket victory.

Pegs Creek chased down the tally in the 18th over to finish on 1-97.

In the final game of the round, Karratha Kats stunned Dampier Taverners 2 to win by seven wickets.

After dismissing Dampier for 102 inside 30 overs, Kats chased down the required runs thanks to a powerful hitting display by Shane Edwards (67 from 38).

Karratha Kats finished on 3-105, winning by seven wickets.

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