Geneva Sri Lanka Cricket Club (GESL) dominated both Pickwick T20 ‘s played on Sunday 21May at Bout du Monde beating Geneva Cricket club (GECC) by two wickets, and Geneva International Cricket Club (GICC) by 6 wickets.
Geneva CC 229-9 (20.0 overs) lost to Geneva Sri Lankan CC 230-8 (20.0 overs) by 2 wkts
The toss was won by the GESLCC and chose to field first. GCC scored a massive 229 for 7 wickets in allocated 20 overs. Idrees was the top scorer scoring 64 runs. While chasing the target score,
GESLCC lost their first wicket at 6 runs and later Majuran (98), vice-captain of the team had an excellent batting partnership with Krishantha (50) and registered a match winning partnership of
165 runs. However when they both were quickly out, the match looked like slipping but the team battled on till the last ball when the drama unfolded.
With one ball left and six runs to score, what do you do? Well we have the answer, please ask Mounir Barone and he will tell you how to do it!! Mounir (26*) smashed the yorker length ball out of the ground sparking celebrations in GESLCC camp. A massive victory and excellent start to the campaign.
Geneva International CC 95-9 (30.0 overs) lost to Geneva Sri Lankan CC 98-4 (14.1overs) by 6 wkts
The second Match start at 4 PM and GESLCC won the toss and choose to field first. GICC scored 95 runs within 20 overs with a loss of 8 wickets. The highest scorers Sikandar 24, Balaji 22, Richard 14. GESLCC chased the targeted score very comfortably with a loss of only 4 wickets and within 14.1 overs. Sanjeewa was 35 not out, Krishanta 28 runs, Mounir not out 12 runs Majuran 12, and Wadood 3, and Kifyata 4.
These match reports were initially published on the GESLCC website.