Anthony Sams hits maiden first grade ton for Randy Petes - 19/10/14

Anthony SamsANTHONY SAMS notched up his maiden Sydney first-grade century for Randy Petes this weekend.


The CricX star was 105 not out when the skippers called it a day giving Randwick Petersham a first-innings victory over Hawkesbury.

Coming in at number 8, Sams rescued the Randy Petes’ ship from 127-6 chasing the Hawks’ 252, sharing a 183-run 6th wicket partnership with younger brother Daniel (82). His maiden first grade century for the club was scored from 113 balls including 10 fours and 2 sixes.

Randy Petes are now two from two in the Sydney first grade competition with first innings wins over Campbelltown-Camden and Hawkesbury. They’re also undefeated in the Kingsgrove Sports Twenty20 Cup with wins over Eastern Suburbs, St George, Illawarra and Sutherland.

Sams’ century now takes him to 1,583 runs at 21.99 in all first-grade competitions for Randy Pete’s since 2010/11. He has clearly profited from his prolific winter abroad playing for Cannock in the Staffordshire Club Cricket Championship.

Sams belted four centuries, including a magnificent 261* from only 118 balls - his third ton on the bounce. During a two-month period in June and July, Sams scored 889 of his runs averaging an incredible 148.17. All up, Sams racked up a chart topping 1,360 runs at 111.33. He finished 379 runs ahead of the next highest scorer in the Staff’s Premier Division.


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