Ziggy notches up 400-game record

CHRIS Ziehfreund (‘Ziggy’) from the Old Beach Cricket Club reached an outstanding milestone in round 11 of the roster.  Chris became only the second player in the history of the Old Beach Cricket Club to Jim Cleary, to play 400 games.

Old Beach Cricket Club second grade team – Chris Ziehfreund seated front and centre with his bat.

The team celebrated in style with a great win over Molesworth.  Since making his debut for the club in 1985 Chris has scored almost 9000 runs including four centuries and 42 half centuries.  Also rolling the arm over Chris has taken 135 wickets with his medium pacers and he has played in four winning premierships for the club aiming for number five this season.  The Old Beach Bushrangers congratulates Chris once again for his fantastic service to the club and the great spirit in which he has always played.  Chris is admired and respected by all his team mates and fellow club members.

Congratulations to the Old Beach under 13s side who recently won the regional cricket competition, which was run by Cricket Tasmania using the T20 format of the game.  There were teams from the Huon, Channel, East Coast, Derwent Valley, Tasman and Old Beach represented the Southern Midlands.  Old Beach played Channel in the Grand Final winning 97 to 76.