Jason Seng made a good 53 in the Cricket Frenchville Sports Club Capricorn Challenge match against BITS.
Jason Seng made a good 53 in the Cricket Frenchville Sports Club Capricorn Challenge match against BITS. Mike Richards GLA130119CRIK

GALLERY: Skipper wants team's form to continue at pointy end

CRICKET: The Glen have begun 2019 with a bang with big wins against BITS and Rockhampton Brothers on the weekend and are primed for another crack at top side Frenchville.

The Glen have moved to third on the Frenchville Sports Club Capricorn Challenge ladder behind Gracemere.

BITS are still in the top-three finals mix, equal with The Glen on points but behind on percentage.

After a bye this Saturday, The Glen face top teams Frenchville on February 2 and Gracemere a week after and captain David Heymer wants no other than wins.

"We're looking to win the next two games and to go into the semis with some good form," Heymer said.

He said his team's bowlers were disciplined on the weekend.

"It was a good win against both teams and we bowled really well and restricted both teams," he said.

"All the bowlers did a job; Harry (Harry Rideout), Damo (Damien Levitt), Jake (Jake Robertson) and Sengy (Jason Seng) all got handy wickets both days."

The Glen beat BITS at BITS by 69 runs and backed up with a seven-wicket win the next day against Brothers.

All-rounder Seng's 53 and 49 from Zane Robertson helped The Glen to 8-186 off 40 overs, but BITS battled its way to 117 with Ryan Finlay's 48 the sole shining light.

The Glen bowlers shared the wickets as Jake Robertson did the damage with the ball to take 3-17 and Seng completed a great game with 2-18.

Left-arm quick Rideout snared 2-23 and Mick Heymer took 2-12.

Josh Finlay and Nathan Cobb were BITS best bowlers with 3-41 and 3-31 respectively.

An unbeaten 80-run stand between Zane Robertson (43) and Liam Kirk (37) eased The Glen to a seven-wicket win over Brothers.

Seng was among the wickets again with 3-18, and Rideout took 2-17.

Heymer made 26 and said he wanted the top order to step up in the next few weeks.

"My own form hasn't been great so hopefully the next couple of weeks our top four batsmen can score some runs and take some pressure off the middle order which have been doing a good job," he said.

Meanwhile BITS lost to Frenchville and has a home clash against Gracemere on Saturday at 10am.


Frenchville Sports Club Capricorn Challenge - round 11

Frenchville d BITS (no scores provided)

GCI - round 5

BITS Gold 1-106 (M Gough 39, N Smuts 44no, K Moodley 18no) d The Glen Yellow 10-103 (Z Smith 31, A Jeynes 19; C Lethaus 4-21, T Jackson 3-13)

The Glen Black 5-124 d Calliope 9-120 (R Williams 36, T White 13no)


Frenchville Sports Club Capricorn Challenge - round 12

BITS v Gracemere 10am @ BITS Oval


GCI - round 6 @ noon

BITS Green v The Glen Black @ BITS

Calliope v Yaralla Red @ Calliope

Yaralla White v The Glen Gold @ yaralla