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Bowled: Towns’ Nathan Podmore removes the bails and stump of Wanderers’ Quinn Letch to make him the first casualty of the day.
RICHARD ROSSITER Bowled: Towns’ Nathan Podmore removes the bails and stump of Wanderers’ Quinn Letch to make him the first casualty of the day.

Bruce Gillingham made history in Wanderers’ 69-run win over Towns in A-grade cricket on Saturday.

Gillingham peeled off his third successive ton — a unique feat in the association’s 50-year history.

Not surprisingly, given it was against the reigning premiers, he rated it as among the best of his 28 hundreds.

When finally dismissed, caught at square leg by stand-in Towns captain Gerard Marquis off Murray Gardiner (2-60) for 112, it was his first out for an amazing 361 runs.

He struck 15 fours and reached his 50 in 44 balls and his century in 108. A master class.

Full story in today's print edition.