Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Kingsmen in T10 final today*

RIGHT APPROACH: Valleyline Smashers’ Shami Rampersad hits out during a bmobile T10 Community Cricket League round-robin fixture against Chaguanas Challengers at the Pierre Road Recreation Ground in Charlieville, Chaguanas, recently. Rampersad scored 36 before retiring in Valleyline’s losing effort to California Kingsmen on Friday. —Photo: KEVIN LALLA

CALIFORNIA KINGSMEN advanced to the final of the 2017 bmobile T10 Community Cricket League when they pulled off a thrilling three-run victory over Valleyline Smashers in Friday’s first play-off fixture at the Avidesh Samaroo Park in Endeavour, Chaguanas.
Asked to take first strike, Kingsmen’s Ricki Sieuchan and Brandon Jagmohan produced an opening partnership of 49 off 26 balls, before Jagmohan was dismissed by Ramesh Brijlal for 29.
Sieuchan then added 16 with Alvarado Bryce before both were sent back in the seventh over. Sieuchan offered a return catch to Shiva Rambaran after compiling a patient 22 while Bryce, having clouted two huge sixes and a four, was run out by Rambaran for 21.

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