By Aaron Kirby
Kwinana has announced their teams ahead of an action-packed round of Semi-Finals.
Kurt Verdonk will lead Kwinana’s 2nd Grade side at home against Armadale.
They look set to open the batting with Josh Atkinson and Matt Rose with Verdonk at first drop.
A middle order featuring 2nd grade MVP Matthew Parnham, Thomas Moore, and Wicket Keeper Aiden McCartan will look to control the innings alongside the inform Brett Kearney.
Andrew Gibbs and Daniel Bell have taken 35 wickets between them and will lead the bowling attack alongside Dylan Hinchliffe and leg spinner Bevan Kearney.
Kwinana will take confidence from their score of 9-212 against Armadale in the rain affected draw last week.
After thumping Jandakot at home in the last game of the regular season 4th grade, led by Bart Pratt, will be looking to ride the confidence wave as they travel to Jandakot.
The batting line-up will consist of Paul Schlinger, Darcy Middleton, Vishal Patel, 4th grade MVP Jon Cribbs, Luke Ward, and Pratt as the keeper.
Luke Ward will be looking to repeat his boundary-laden 60 from last week.
All-rounder Marshall Clarke will hope his form continues to improve.
Bowlers Mark James and Rob Taylor return to the side to assist young destroyer, Connor Kilgallon.
Qaisar Mewati will provide the spin option.
One-Day Gs have been given a reprieve after the SMCA ruled Perth Tamil ineligible for finals.
Kwinana will now play the minor premiers, Piara Waters.
Captain Peter Geere will likely open alongside David Stewart who has returned to form in recent weeks making scores of 80 and 60n.o.
Youngsters Blake Newton and Josh Elphick will spearhead the middle order with Stephen Moore, Zac Woollons, and Jarrad “Pigeon” Dwyer.
Adrian Woollons, Kody Geere, and Richard Bell provide the bowling options with an eleventh player to be named.
Rhys Carr will be 12th man for 2nd Grade, while Cody Bingham will be 4th Grades 12th man.
David Langlands will be 12th man for One-Day Gs.