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Cassowary Coast Cyclones A-grade cricket team fall short of T20 finals

1/October/2021
Opening A-grade batsman Stirling McAvoy has been a run scoring machine for the Cassowary Coast Cyclones in the T20 competition.

CASSOWARY Coast Cyclones A-grade Senior Men’s team has fallen just shy of a finals berth in the Cricket Far North T20 competition. 

 

Last Saturday’s loss to Barron sealed their fate, however the boys should be extremely proud of their efforts, and, with a full team on the paddock, they will be competitive. 

 

The team now looks ahead to the regular 50-over season, which is scheduled to begin on October 9.

 

Over the course of the T20 competition, Cyclones A-grade opening batsman Stirling McAvoy has played a few crucial innings.

 

A stand-out was McAvoy’s 87 (49), followed up by his super over knock with Clint Ratatagia last Saturday at Loder Park, Atherton.

 

After 20 overs, both teams were tied at 4/166 apiece, and his brother Luke bowled the super over, which went for 17 runs. 

 

This meant the Cyclones needed 18 runs to win from 6 balls to claim their first win over Atherton as a joint venture, which Stirling McAvoy did in style, scoring 13 runs not out off just three balls faced.

 

CFN T20 competition statistics – Stirling McAvoy 

243 runs @ 48.6 (Strike Rate: 148.3)

5 wickets @ 24.8 (Economy Rate: 6.2)

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