First grade games hang in the balance

Runs there: Macleay Valley Cricket Association players run between the wickets in a match earlier this season. Photo: Penny Tamblyn.
Runs there: Macleay Valley Cricket Association players run between the wickets in a match earlier this season. Photo: Penny Tamblyn.

The Macleay Valley Cricket Association’s first grade sides were in action on the weekend in the opening day of two-day matches.

Rovers face competition leaders in the most enticing match of the round.

Rovers got off to a strong start and have set Nulla first innings total of 250 to chase down in 50 overs.

Nulla are at the halfway point and sit at 2/149 with the game firmly in the balance and it could go easily go either way.

A win for Nulla would lock up the minor premiership while a Rovers win will help them move into second place.

Meanwhile Frederickton has earned a first innings victory over South West Rocks.

Frederickton were chasing South West Rocks’ first innings total of 135 and they finished the day at 7/147.

The side will look to extend their lead and register an outright victory next week.