Cavaliers & Vikings--2017 Cricket Champs

Javon Liburd, Staff Reporter | 8 Opinions
Published: May 08, 2017 7:48 am AST
Cavaliers and Vikings were named the champions of this year’s 2017 Flow Super-fast LTE 2020 Cricket Tournament, after rounds of captured wickets, quick runs and high flying sixes.

Cavaliers copped the championship title in the Premier Division of the league, while Vikings was named champion of the Division 1 category.

Following the final matches of this year's league, yesterday, May 7, at the Greenland Cricket Field, Vikings won their game against Under The Tree by 11 runs.

Under The Tree made 154 runs, with 8 wickets in 20 overs, while Vikings made 165 runs, with all their batsmen out in 19.3 overs.

Champions of this years 2017 FLOW Superfast LTE 2020 Cricket Tournament. Cavaliers in the Premier League (Left) and Vikings in Division 1 (Right)
Photo Credit: Javon Liburd/ BVI Platinum News
Cavaliers’ winning game was against Royal Knights, who lost the game by 7 runs.

Cavaliers racked up a total of 208 runs, with 8 wickets down in 20 overs. Royal Knights made their best attempt to chase down the figure, but dropped short at 201 runs, with all their batters out in 19 overs.

Last evening also saw the prize giving ceremony of the league, where both individuals and teams were awarded for their various accomplishments throughout the entire season.

In Division 1, Emerald Prince of Under The Tree received awards for most runs (369) and most sixes (26). The awards for most wickets (13) went to Shem Ellis of Under the Tree, while the award for most catches was split between Akeem Hendrickson and Terrance Nanton, both of VG Spartans.

In the Premier Division, the award for most runs (302) went to Jomeul Lafleur of Royal Knights, with his teammate, Yudesh Shirprasad receiving the award for most catches (7). The award for most wickets (15) went to Royston Diggins of the Cavaliers.

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