THE national cricket side continued its winning run in the ICC East Asia Pacific T20 Cricket Senior men's tournament in Auckland, New Zealand.
Fiji beat Indonesia by 10 wickets on Sunday and then yesterday, they made it three for three when they beat Japan and Cook Islands respectively.
Fiji beat Japan by nine wickets and Cook Islands by 78 runs. In their morning match yesterday, Japan batted first and it was superb bowling from Fiji which dismissed all Japanese batsmen for only 38 runs.
Man of the match, Tukana Tavo took three wickets in the innings while Viliame Yabaki and Vuiyasawa Mateiwaqa took two each.
In reply Fiji lost only one wicket as they chased down the target in only 8.3 overs to finish at 40 runs.
Collin Rika and Greg Browne were not out for 19 and four respectively while second batsmen Sekove Ravoka was caught out at 15 runs. The afternoon match saw Fiji bat first and they were 176 for the loss of six wickets with Ravoka top scoring with 59 runs.
In the second innings, Fiji bowlers were on fire as the Cook Islands batsmen were all out for 100 runs.
Mateiwaqa took three wickets, Samuela Draunivudi, Iniasi Cakacaka and Eric Browne took two wickets each and Tavo took one.
Team manager Sonny Henderson told Times Sport from New Zealand the players stepped up the challenge.
"Our bowlers and batsmen were really tested today (yesterday) and they gave it their best in our two wins," Henderson said.
"It was a really strong performance from our boys during bowling and batting and we are absolutely delighted with the result," he said.
Fiji plays their next match against Papua New Guinea tomorrow.