Fiji Time: 11:53 PM on Wednesday 1 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Lautoka clinches cricket gold

Saturday, May 05, 2007

LAUTOKA clinched the gold medal during the Fiji Games cricket competition after beating Suva at Albert Park yesterday.

Led by Herbert Christopher, who was named player of the tournament, the side won by eight wickets.

Suva batted first and was all out for 57 runs. In reply, Lautoka managed 58 runs.

Christopher, who captained the Fiji Under-15 side in 2005, was well assisted by former Indian national Gaurang Patel.

Moce beat Tailevu for the bronze medal play-off. Suva came through unbeaten in the round robin to top the points table.

Lautoka clinched a final berth after beating Moce by five wickets thanks to brilliant batting by Christopher. Meanwhile, national selectors will name a Fiji squad to participate at the East Asia-Pacific world cup qualifiers in Vanuatu.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Australia applauds Fiji
  2. FLP mourns death of party member
  3. Memorial for former teacher
  4. Advice against unhealthy diets
  5. Aussies restore ties
  6. Relief for Westerners as rain falls
  7. Forgiveness and reconciliation to benefit vanua
  8. Police treat death of girl, 13, as murder
  9. Longer dry spell looms
  10. Ministry gets updates

Top Stories this Week

  1. Ro Teimumu is Leader of the Opposition Wednesday (24 Sep)
  2. Mata apologises Wednesday (24 Sep)
  3. Luveni vacates her seat, Tuitubou is now an elected MP Wednesday (24 Sep)
  4. PM designates Cabinet portfolios Thursday (25 Sep)
  5. Our new Speaker Thursday (25 Sep)
  6. Moment of silence Thursday (25 Sep)
  7. Salary budget soon Thursday (25 Sep)
  8. PM's first official trip Wednesday (24 Sep)
  9. PM: Work with me Monday (29 Sep)
  10. Police intervene Friday (26 Sep)