Ardent & Steadfast
Walt H. Rambaransingh | Date 03/26/17
On an overcast & cool late March day, the Palm Beach Titans continued their 2017 South Florida Premiere League 40 over campaign. Game 7 of the 2017 SFPL 40 over regular season would be played against Royals SC. Palm Beach Titans won the toss and elected to bowl first.
Krishna & Anglin opened the bowling. Krishna was a bit expensive in his first 2 overs while Anglin was his normal proficient self in his first spell. Anglin removed the first batsman with the 4th ball of his 3rd over (6th overall). Tanmay & Nathan were the first change bowlers. Tanmay took his first wicket with the 5th ball of his 2nd over (9th overall) which happened to be a maiden wicket over, as well. At the 15 over break, the opposition had 57 runs on the board with 4 wickets lost. After that break, 1st change bowler Nathan and 2nd change bowler Atif alternated the next 10 overs. Atif took his first wicket with the 2nd ball of his 1st over by removing the opening on-strike batsman. Anglin & Tanmay also made a return in the 2nd 15 over spell. At the 30 over break, the opposition had 101 runs on the scorecard with 8 wickets lost. The last 2 wickets fell within 4 overs after the 2nd break. At the end of the 1st inning, Royals SC had scored 119 runs all out in 34.3 overs. Fielding highlights included 3 wicketkeeper catches by Tiki Singh and a diving catch by Nathan. Bowling highlights included 3 wickets hauls by Krishna & Anglin along with a 2 wicket haul by Atif. Palm Beach Titans CC Bowling details of the day are below:
Krishna – 6 overs, 0 maidens, 35 runs, 3 wickets.
Anglin – 8 overs, 1 maiden, 26 runs, 3 wickets.
Tanmay- 8 overs, 1 maiden, 21 runs, 1 wicket.
Nathan- 6.3 overs 0 maidens, 17 runs, 1 wicket.
Atif– 6 overs, 0 maidens, 17 runs, 2 wickets.
Chucky & Tiki opened the batting. The 2 opening batsmen batted efficiently and ran well between the wickets to begin the run chase. After a staunch 12.4 over, 92 run opening partnership, Chucky lost his wicket after scoring 54 runs. New Titan, Amir replaced Chucky at the batting crease and established a game ending 3.4 over 28 run partnership with Tiki. The Palm Beach Titans chase down the 120 runs needed for victory in 16.2 overs. Batting highlights included Chucky’s half century (54 runs), Tiki’s 27 runs (not out) and Amir’s 18 runs (not out). Titans win by 9 wickets.
The Palm Beach Titans continued their 2017 South Florida Premiere League 40 over season with a resolute victory over Royals SC. Batting highlights included Chucky’s half century (54 runs), Tiki’s 27 runs (not out) and Amir’s 18 runs (not out). Fielding highlights included 3 wicketkeeper catches by Tiki Singh and a diving catch by Nathan. Bowling highlights included 3 wickets hauls by Krishna & Anglin along with a 2 wicket haul by Atif. The progression of the team’s bowling contingent continued as no opposing batting partnership was allowed to exceed 22 runs. The team’s batting contingent continued to gain confidence with a 92 run opening partnership between Chucky & Tiki. With 2 games remaining in the season’s 9 game regular season, the Palm Beach Titans CC have 5 wins and 2 losses. The team continues to strive to be proficient in all aspects to attain success going into the end of the regular season and post season play.