Replays: Watch action from day 2 of state cricket titles

 

ABOVE: Flash and Embers clash on day two of the Queensland Under-16 Cricket Boys Championship.

Twenty20 action took centre stage on day two of the Queensland Under-16 Cricket Boys Championship with Flares and Sparks and Flash and Embers contesting the day's two fixtures.

If you missed the livestreams, you can replay all the drama from the Flash and Embers on the video player above, or scroll below for match reports and the Flares and Sparks game.

 

REPLAYS and MATCH REPORTS

EMBERS vs FLASH

UPDATE: 4.30pm: Flash suffered a rough start in reply, sitting at 3/6 after four overs, but managed to make a comeback via Christian Payne who hit 33.

Despite his efforts, Flash fell just short by eight runs, 10/80.

"It was really disappointing after our efforts with the ball and in the field," Flash coach Adrian Bidgood said.

"Our boys were really excellent and had a poor start (with the bat) but to finish the way we did I couldn't be any more prouder of them."

UPDATE: 2.30pm: Embers posted 8/87 in a tough opening innings against Flash on Tuesday.

Ashton Gumm top scored for his side with 21 with Paavan Singh next highest on 17.

While it was a low total, Embers have come out hard with the ball to have Flash 4/10 after only six overs in the chase.

UPDATE: 1.30pm: Embers will bat first in the second T20 of the day as they take on Flash.

Both teams lost on the opening day of competition and will be looking to notch up their first win.

You can watch this game in the video player above.

Scroll below to watch the replay and read a match report from the Flares vs Sparks clash.

 

FLARES vs SPARKS

UPDATE 12.30pm: Sparks have held on to take out their T20 clash over Flares to remain undefeated so far at the state U16 championships.

A strong bowling display by Sparks managed to make runs hard to come by for Flares, as they struggled to gain any real traction.

Their best batter was Hugh Weibgen who managed to hit 21 from 22 balls.

Next best were Joshua Martin and John Isoardi who each hit 19.

Despite it being slow going, Flares still had their chance to take the win, but fell seven runs shy at 8/111 

UPDATE 10.45am: Sparks were first to test their batting ranks in the Twenty20 format as they took on Flares on Tuesday.

A solid effort from openers Ashton Muir and Toby Weston kicked off their innings, with Muir reaching 29 and Weston 42.

Weston belted four boundaries and one six while facing 49 balls.

Sam Bell was next best, contributing 21 to the Sparks eventual 5/117 total.

Flares will now hit the pitch for the run chase.

 

 

EARLIER: Watch action from day 2 of state cricket titles

After a big opening day of cricket, the state's rising stars are back at it again today as they hit the pitch for Twenty20 fixtures in the Queensland under 16 cricket boys finals.

Flares and Sparks will face off in the first match from 9.30am. You can watch the livestream of that game in the video player above.

Flash vs Embers will contest the second match which will also be livestreamed here at 1.30pm.

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News Corp is livestreaming the three-day championships being held at Caloundra Cricket Club, with all games on Field 1 to be broadcast.

Kids from the Gold Coast, Brisbane, southeast Queensland and up to Cairns are involved this week, with talent spread across four teams called Embers, Sparks, Flares and Flash.

Sparks and Flares got off to winning starts on the opening day, taking down Embers and Flash in the one-day 50-over format.

In what is sure to be a big hitting day of cricket, winning sides Sparks and Flares will face off in a T20 match from 9.30am.

Meanwhile, Flash and Embers will hit the pitch for their T20 clash at 1.30pm.

Both games are being livestreamed.

 

THE SCHEDULE

Wednesday

9:30am EMBERS v FLARES (Caloundra Field 1)

9:30am: SPARKS v FLASH (Caloundra Field 2).



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