NEEDING to keep pace with Leagues a win is all the more important for Coro this weekend.
The Cougars are attempting to defend their one-day title but find themselves two points behind second-placed Leagues.
After two losses to start the one day season, the side has turned it around and have secured five wins in the last six games including three bonus point wins.
The side has been successful because of the batting from captain Haydn Pascoe who has been consistent this year scoring 296 runs at an average of 49.33 including two fifties.
Tom Valeri has been a good partner for Pascoe scoring 217 runs at an average of 26.56 with two fifties.
For Coro’s bowling Alex Flood has led the way taking 26 wickets at an average of 10.27.
Rand has been a good partner for Flood taking 24 wickets at an average of 8.54 with both bowlers taking a five-wicket haul.
Coro will be taking on Hanwood who are fighting with Yenda for the bottom place on the table so will be looking to avoid defeat.
Hanwood have only managed to secure one win so far in the one-day format and are only in front of Yenda based on two bonus points losses.
Brendan Hicken has been the standout for Hanwood with the bat thus far scoring 178 runs at an average 25.43.
Michael Crosato is next in line for the side with an average of 14.44 after scoring 130 runs across nine innings.
The strike force of Charlie Cunial and Dean Wynne has led the way for Hanwood and they led the way in their match against Exies.
So far this year Cunial has taken 18 wickets at an average of 13.28 while Wynne has an average of 13.28 after also taking 18 wickets.
The last time the two sides in the met in the one-day format, it was a high scoring affair with Coro securing a 58-run victory.
With two rounds left in the one-day competition, the two sides will go head-to-head at West End Oval on January 28 starting at 1pm.
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