A MASTER class batting performance by veteran batsman Peter Louttit has guided the Cootamundra ExServices Magpies to a conformable win over the Temora Ex-Services Renegades.
The Dunk Insurance Cup round nine clash at Albert Park saw the Renegades make 9-141, the Magpies replied with 4-144, securing victory with just under five overs to spare.
However, the day belonged to Peter Louttit.
The rising 49-year-old put in a classy batting display as he guided his team to victory.
Coming to the wicket with his team in trouble at 2-8, Louttit showed his class as a batsman playing shots all-round the wicket to finish with 77 not out from 106 balls with his knock including nine fours.
Louttit and Scott Roberts who finished 27 not out added 71 runs for the fourth wicket.
Earlier, the Renegades made the competitive score of 141 with Jamie Bell top scoring with 34.
Bowling for the Magpies, Ryan Breese captured 2-21, Aaron Basham 2-29, while Scotty Roberts mopped up the tail with his leg spinners capturing 3-16 from four overs.
The match was played in good spirits and both sides appreciated having an umpire for the first time this season.
Meanwhile, Stockinbingal received a forfeit from the S&C Club Saints.
The Criterion Hotel Gunners from Young suffered their first defeat of the season going to the Burrangong Cricket Club by 49 runs.
- Criterion Gunners 55 (2.10)
- Stockinbingal 55 (1.28)
- Burrangong Cricket Club 51
- Cootamundra Ex-Services Club Magpies 49
- Shamrock Hotel Leprechauns 45
- Temora Ex-Services Renegades 43
- Temora Bowling Club Tigers 32
- S&C Club Saints 21
IN THE Delta Agribusiness Cup day night match at Nixon Park, Mimosa has recorded their first win of the season on the field defeating the Coyotes by 37 runs.
Batting first Mimosa made 9-170, and Coyotes replied with 133.
The win by Mimosa sees them move into second place over the Coyotes.
On Saturday, the Crusaders host the Coyotes at Albert Park.