A clinical bowling performance has seen Old Boys secure their third straight Twenty20 victory over North Tamworth on Saturday.
Winning the toss and batting first, North Tamworth was restricted by the accurate bowling of Jack Richards (4-7), Troy Sands (3-20) and James Austin (1-9).
The tight bowling meant Norths could not get their innings going, eventually posting 9-84 from their 20 overs.
In reply, Old Boys made short work of the run chase with a quick-fire 25 from Daniel Bryant helping secure victory inside of 10 overs.
Old Boys captain Ben Middlebrook said he was pleased with his side’s “complete performance”.
“I think our bowling was pretty solid across the board,” Middlebrook said.
“We may have given them a few extras but by and large we bowled pretty tight which was pleasing.”
Saturday’s victory now see’s Old Boys sit atop the Tamworth District Cricket Association T20 ladder with three wins from three games.
“It’s pretty pleasing to be three from three in this format,” Middlebrook said.
“Our bowling has been pretty good so far, I don’t think we have had to chase more than 100 in an innings which is pleasing.
“Our batting has been pretty solid and despite a few errors here and there our fielding has been good too.
“There is still a long way to go, but it’s pretty good to start so well for sure.”
Old Boys will now look to recharge over the Christmas break before returning for their next T20 clash with Bective-East on January 5.