Marsa C.C. beats SGS Holland C.C.

Monday, October 3, 2011, 15:14

On Saturday the Marsa team took on SGS Holland C.C and not Quick C.C as stated previously.

The Marsa team won the toss and elected to bat. Cousins Sunny Krishna and Adam Krishna opened the innings. Sunny, who is developing into one of the most exciting batsman to watch scored a quick fire twenty runs which included three fours from twenty one balls faced, before being LBW. In cam Malcolm Crabbe and also wanted to prove that he can get a run a ball with a magnificent innings of ninety two runs from ninety balls (highest individual score against a touring team, this year). He scored ten fours along the way. The partnership between Crabbe and Krishna of 125 was also the highest for this year. Interestingly enough Crabbe was also involved in the previous highest partnership of 101 with Joy Ghoseroy. Javed Shah scored ten runs and John Grima fourteen runs.  Adam Krishna was not out in the forty overs. Krishna played a supportive role to the other batsmen and made his first fifty along the way and ended with fifty nine runs. The Marsa team totalled 209 runs. For the Dutch team , A.Tomlinson, J. Vriezen u B De Gary Fortman were the wicket takers. Vriezen took the important wicket of Crabbe denying him of a century.

The Dutch team had an early collapse losing their top three wickets, W.Heaklots, R.Kennyshoqs and H.V.D Horst for three runs. The batting then picked up with,  R.V.D.B.V.S making twenty seven runs including two fours, J.Vriezen thirty two runs, S.A .Mohamd top scoring with fifty runs which included three fours and T Straule who made thirty seven runs which also included two fours. The Dutch gave it their all but only managed to make 184 runs. For Marsa Kevin Krishna was the main wicket taker with three, while Gordon Hewitt, Andy Naudi and Malcolm Crabbe took one each.

On Sunday there was a change in programme and the Dutch team play Elmdom C.C.

On Monday Marsa will play Elmdom C.C at 3:30pm. Then on Wednesday will play the Dutch team at 1:00pm and on the weekend play returning team Saracens C.C in a two game series.Both games to start at 10:30.

On Saturday the academy/nursery will be from 9:00am till 10:30am.

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  1. TONY C CUTAJAR says:

    I’m writing the history of San Gwann in English and I would like to include the history of the Nursery. Can you send me an attachment plus a photo or two, please.


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