The Comets got off to go start by giving the Apple Islanders a touch up at manuka Oval yesterday.
tasmania batted first, always a good thing on the low slow deck at Manuka, and posted an excellent 8/267 off their 50 overs.
The Comets stuggled early on until John Rogers and Mark Divin got together for a magnificant partnership to get the Comets over the line.
Rogers finished with 121 and Divin, who was 94 not out with 5 runs to win, moosed one over square leg for six to bring up the victory and his maiden Comets century.
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Watch out for Rogers in years to come. I predict he will following the footsteps of Dawson, McNees, Higgs, Haddin, Smith, Bevan, Rowell, Wayne Andrews, and others into the first class arena.
Article from ACTCA website, which is remarkably up to date, here: