Parramatta Cricket Club coach Alex Murphy is happy with the improvement in his club's batting approach this year.
The Parramatta Wildcasts lost to a less-fancied opponent in the Ultimate Basketball League.
The Wanderers secured a 2-1 victory over their cross-town rivals, Sydney FC at Sydney United Sports Centre.
The Wanderers grabbed the ascendancy in their match up with Al Hilal after a 1-0 victory against Al Hilal.
Kate Hanna is a national champion at just 17, in her second year with the state team she played a bigger role.
Parramatta didn't play but this weekend showed they'll have to defend their championship-contender status against another side this year.