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Samoans down Fijians in under-19 cricket clash

Pravin Narain
Sunday, August 13, 2017

FIJI Cricket under-19 team lost their second match in the International Cricket Council (ICC) East Asia-Pacific Under-19 World Cup Qualifier in Apia, Samoa yesterday.

Fiji lost to hosts Samoa by 30 runs in their second match of the competition.

The Josefa Rika-coached team won the toss and opted to field first while Samoa made 110 runs. Fiji tried to come back strongly in the match after the side made 80 runs.

The match was played at Faleata Oval No.2 in Apia, Samoa. Fiji lost to Papua New Guinea in their first match by four wickets where the Fijian U19 side made a total of 88 runs while Papua New Guinea replied with 89 runs.

Fiji plays Vanuatu in their last match today.

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