Exciting wins for USA and Singapore

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The United States of America (USA) trounced Kenya, while Singapore got the better of Denmark at the ICC World Cricket League Division 3 played at the Amerat turf grounds on Monday.

Kenya won the toss and invited team USA to bat first accepting the invitation USA were all out for 254 in their stipulated 50 overs, with major contribution coming from Taylor who scored a quickfire 41 from 35 balls, Aaron Jones chipping in with a steady 69 from 118 balls which included 2 hits to the fence and 3 huge over boundaries, H R Walsh then joined the party when he score 48 from 70 balls including 4 boundaries and 2 hits to the stands to take the score past the 250 mark.

NN Odhiambo was the main wicket-taker with figures off 4 for 50 from 8 overs, while the other bowler to strike was NN Odhiambo who finidhed with a match haul off 3 for 51 from 7 overs.

Facing a mammoth of a total Kenya in reply were all out for 96 runs in 26 overs with no major contribution from any of the batsmen, Ali Khan who was declared the man of the match finished his quota of 8 overs taking 3 wickets for 36 runs, EH Hutchinson took 3 for 17 from 6 overs and SN Neteavalkar 2 for 10 from 6 overs, the other wickets to fall went to HR Walsh and TK Patel who claimed a wicket a piece to see their team home. United States of America won the match by 158 runs.