Home-ground no advantage

GOOD START: West Gambier co-captain Niall Easterbrook started the ball rolling for the Roos’ batmsmen, with 16 runs before he was bowled out in his team’s solid Barber Shield victory over South Gambier on Saturday. Picture: JAMES MURPHY

THE home-ground advantage was not enough for South Gambier when it faced West Gambier in Round 1 of Barber Shield cricket on Saturday.

Played at Blue Lake Sports Park, the Demons won the toss and batted first, where they struggled with the intensity of the Roos’ bowling.

South finished with a total of 80 runs from 35 overs, before West came in to bat and reached a credible 164 to take home the honours for the one-day clash.

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