Kinglake cricketer Ken Aitken formally retired last night following a stellar Kinglake cricket career of over 30 years, first beginning in the 1970s. Club president, Jason Gaffee, thanked Ken for his lifetime contribution to the Kinglake Cricket Club and wider Kinglake Ranges community.
Last Saturday saw the Kinglake Cricket Club travel to Hayes Park East in Thornbury for the last day of the North Metro Cricket Association’s E Grade ‘Sault Shield’ home and away fixture against Holy Trinity’s Third XI.
On Saturday, March 3 Holy Trinity’s Third XI completed their outright defeat of Kinglake’s First XI in the North Metro Cricket Association’s E Grade ‘Sault Shield’ as the Lakers followed on. The match is Kinglake’s last cricket match for summer 2017-18 with Kinglake not winning a match all season, only securing a draw and three
Holy Trinity 3rd XI won the toss and elected to bat first in Kinglake’s last match of season 2017-18 in the North Metro Cricket Association (NMCA) E Grade Sault Shield.
Round 13 of the North Metro Cricket Association (NMCA) was played over Saturday February 10 and 17. The Sault Shield game was contested between Kinglake’s First XI and Bundoora Park’’s Third XI at Kinglake Memorial Oval.
James Edwards was Kinglake’s best bowler taking two wickets with James Gibbs, Eddie O’Hara and Tim Stonehouse taking a wicket each.
Strathewen’s Second XI won the toss and sent Kinglake in to bat first last weekend (November 18) with Strathewen winning outright by an innings and 32 runs.
Rounds 5 and 6 for Kinglake Cricket Club’s First XI in the North Metro Cricket Association’s E – Grade Sault Sheild were played at Kinglake Memorial Oval over the weekend of November 11 and 12, 2017, with the Lakers losing both matches, one match by 12 runs.
North Brunswick/Rosebank 4th XI won the toss and elected to bat first making 262 from 35 overs before compulsory closure (cc). Kinglake were all out for 89.