Suva cricket on the roll

Wicket...Metuisela Veitaki of Police bowled by Komo batsman during the Suva cricket competition at Albert Park yesterday. Picture: RAMA

The Suva Cricket Association (SCA) India-Fiji T20 Cricket Tournament Trophy Rolling completed its round-robin matches at Albert Park yesterday.

The tournament, which is in conjunction with the Indian High Commission and the Swami Vivekananda College Cultural Centre, features 12 teams from the Suva association.

Association president Sumanta Rout said the aim was to improve grassroots cricket for the betterment of the sport in the country.

“This is the first of this kind tournament and we hope the teams will find it as an opportunity to test themselves and improve their cricket.

“This will eventually improve the standard of cricket in Fiji,” Rout said.

He acknowledged the support of stakeholders holding the event.

“The Indian High Commission and the Swami Vivekananda College Cultural Centre have been really supportive and we thank them for coming on board and we are hoping to have more events as such in the future.”

Super league match results:

  • ¬†Pool A: Komo won by 39 runs over Police, Army beat CF Women’s by 108 runs, IFFF won by 9 wickets over VICC
  • Pool B: Ono won by 29 runs over Panjabi Tigers, Nasaqalau beat Academy by 40 runs, Moce won from BSP by 47 runs
  • Quarter-final: Ono beat Komo by 5 wickets, Police beat Nasaqalau by 8 wickets.

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