A super over resulted in Bundoora Park taking home the win in the first round of the Northern Region T20 competition on Tuesday night.
The reigning champions faced Bundoora in the pool two match, with a super over needed after the sides came away with tied scores.
Bundoora Park made 3-148, while Bundoora made in 5-148 in reply.
Tarwan Rennie made 57 for Bundoora Park, with Bundoora taking three individual wickets.
Shupinder Taggar put in Bundoora’s strongest performance with the bat, making 51.
Rubal Singh-Dhillon bowled well for Bundoora Park, taking 2-22.
Bundoora Park then won after the bowl-off.
Old Paradians dominated Rivergum in pool two.
Udara Ranasingha was the star for Old Paradians, making 70 not out as his side finished with 4-131. He then backed it up with the ball, taking 5-12 as Rivergum were bowled out for 99 with 15 balls remaining.
Bundoora United won its pool three match against Heidelberg West.
Batting first, Heidelberg West made 6-196.
Bundoora United’s Ikroop Dhanoa took 3-28.
Joel Thompson and Scott Barnett made 69 and 55 respectively for the Bulldogs, with the team finishing with 8-197, and getting the win.
Epping put in a powerful performance against Mernda in the pool five match.
Mernda elected to bat and was bowled out for 117 with three balls remaining.
Pingers’ Todd Hughes bowled well, taking 5-20.
Mernda were unable to get Shanyn Kearney and Josh Henkel out, and the Pingers finished with 1-118.
Lalor Stars beat Whittlesea
Whittlesea made 8-162 from its overs.
Stars’ David Worthington put in a solid performance at bat, making 90 runs, to help his side reach 2-163.
Mill Park had a slow start against Keon Park in the pool seven match.
Keon Park elected to bat, with Mill Park struggling to contain them.
Keon Park finished with 5-187.
Mill Park had a fierce turn at bat, with Adam McLaughlin making 90.
The Tigers finished 3-190, hitting the winning runs with 10 balls remaining.
In other matches, South Morang were defeated by Donath, while Thomastown United saw a victory against Fairfield.
Banyule, Heidelberg, Riverside, Research Eltham Collegians, Eltham, Lower Eltham, Donath, Cameron, and Preston Baseballers also recorded wins.