Craig's Investment Partners Bay of Plenty Development team warmed up for their remaining ND Development assignments, with an eight wicket win over their Hawkes Bay counterparts on Sunday (11 January 2020).
Hawkes Bay won the toss and elected to bat at Owen Delany Park in Taupo, setting Bay of Plenty a solid target when they were dismissed for 236, with two balls to spare in their innings.
Rohan Fendall top scored for Hawkes Bay with 59 runs. Josh Earle did plenty of damage with the ball taking four wickets for 41 runs, with Jacob Logan also in good touch returning figures of three wickets at a cost of 34 runs.
An opening 116 run partnership, between Taylor Bettleheim and Jacob Logan, put Bay of Plenty in the box seat. When Jacob Logan was removed for 59, Taylor Bettleheim continued on to post an unbeaten 100 from 135 balls, in an innings that contained eleven 4's.
Daniel Price continued the momentum with a quick fire 60 not out, with the Bay of Plenty eight wicket victory coming in the 44th over.
Bay of Plenty Development Coach Russell Williams said “It was great to build two solid partnerships that controlled our reply. Some great ball striking from Dan Price,quickly put us back on the front foot and a fantastic 100 runs from Taylor Bettleheim, was a pleasure to watch”.
“We now have three tough games in the ND Development title race, so we need to build on the moment and keep working hard”.
The Bay of Plenty second XI, will now endeavour to win back to back ND Development titles, in the three remaining games in their Basil McBurney Trophy campaign.
On the 1st February 2020, the Bay side square off with Counties Manukau in the heart of Counties territory, before home matches to round out the season, with longtime rivals Hamilton and Waikato Valley.
Inter-Provincial Development match @ Owen Delany Park, Taupo 12 January 2020
Hawkes Bay 236. (RF Fendall 57; Josh Earle 4/41, Jacob Logan 3/34) lost to Bay of Plenty 239/2 (Taylor Bettleheim 100no, Daniel Price 60no, Jacob Logan 59)
2020 ND Development Schedule
1 February v Counties Manukau @ Karaka Sports Park
16 February v Hamilton @ Bay Oval Mount Maunganui
1 March v Waikato Valley @ Tauranga Domain
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