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Cricket: Third consecutive win for Aveley

Aveley CC 1st XI vs Anirban CC. Date: 13th June 2021 

National Cricket League  Emerald Division 2021 

Away match in Roding Valley cricket ground.

WINNING the toss Aveley CC opted in to bat first. Both openers given a good start to Aveley Cricket Club. The pair scored 72 runs in the opening partnership. Bishu scored 43 runs before losing his wicket. The young star Salman played a brilliant knock at no 4. Salman scored his first half century (54) with 7*4 and 6*2. All the middle order batsmen contributed to the total. Tipu, Maddy, Ziad all reached double figures. After 40 overs Aveley CC bagged a total of 256/8

Chasing 257 Anirban CC started well. They scored 50 in first 7 overs losing no wickets. Aveley CC new sensation Kishor and experience Ripon came into attack as change bowlers. Both generated pressure to the opposition. Ripon kept picking up wickets from one side and destroyed opponent top order. Ripon finished his spell with brilliant 5/20 in his 8 overs. Salman and Ziad also picked up 2 wickets each. The match ended on the last ball when Salman picked up the final wicket for Aveley. A massive 92 runs win for Aveley CC 1st XI. 


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