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Two unbeaten teams remain in local T20 competition

Cavaliers Cricket Club remain unbeaten in the Ralph O’Neal T20 Cricket Competition after a comprehensive 39-run victory against Vikings CC last Sunday, April 28.

Playing the final game of the double-header at the Greenland Recreation Ground, Cavaliers were sent into bat and posted a mammoth 236 for nine from their full 20 overs.
Tajram Nankisore top scored for Cavaliers blasting 80 runs from only 26 deliveries, including eight 4s and seven 6s.

Despite receiving a thumping in the bowling department, Deko Khemraj shone for Vikings ending with two wickets for 40 runs from his four overs.

In reply, Vikings, chasing a record total, managed only 197 all-out in 19.5 overs thanks to a brilliant bowling effort from Cavaliers’ player of the match, Avishkar Sewkarran.

Sewkarran ended with best bowling figures of four for 14 from 2.5 overs.
For Vikings, wicketkeeper/batsman Shakeem Charles was the main contributor in the batting department ending with 39.
Meanwhile in the earlier fixture, Royal Knights also kept a clean sheet in the tournament after beating VG United by five wickets.

Choosing to bat first, VG United posted 186 for seven from their 20 overs with player of the match Kazim Haywood missing out on a milestone century. He ended on 98 from 53 deliveries inclusive of thirteen 4s and six 6s.

For Royals, Anthony Slowley ended with two wickets for 29 runs from his four overs bowled.

In reply Royals eased to victory, finishing on 187 for five from 13.3 overs.

Richard Fredricks led in the batting department with 74 from 24 balls including eight 4s and six 6s while Slowley completed an all-round performance with a blistering unbeaten 50 from 16 delivers with four 4s and five 6s.

After both games Cavaliers and Royal Knights each have 12 points, but Cavaliers lead the table standings by a better net run-rate of +4.125 to Knights’ +2.199.
The two fixtures for Sunday May 5 will see Cavaliers taking on Police at 9 am while Royal Knights will face Vikings in the 1:30 pm game.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Need any more evidence than this that cricket is not a popular sport in the BVI?

    There has not been one comment since this posting has been up over a week and more.

    The death of one colonial vestage is quite apparent, isn’t it?

    And thank God so.

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