Oct 21, 2015, 10:02 AM
The Gambia Ports Authority beat Wallidan Cricket Club by 8 runs, in the derby match of the National Cricket League played on Sunday at the 22nd July Square in
Wallidan won the toss and elected to field and were able to stop Gambia Ports Authority at 177 runs for 3 wickets in 20 overs.
In a partnership of 100 with Joseph Badjan, Aniru Conteh scored 77 runs out of 32 balls played with 3 sixes and 7 fours made out of his bat.
Joseph Badjan, second highest scored 29 runs out of 19 balls played. Aniru Conteh bowled and took 2 wickets for 24 runs in 2 overs bowled.
Wallidan were to chase 178 runs to win in the second inning but managed to score 170 runs for 7 wickets in their allotted 20 overs given.
Andreh Jarju batted and scored 39 runs of 11 balls played with 3 sixes and 3 fours made out of his bat.
George Greywoode the second highest scored 33 runs of 14 balls played with 3 sixes and a four made out of his bat.
Muhammed Camara bowled and took 2 wickets for 34 runs in 2 overs bowled. Gambia Ports Authority won by 8 runs and 8 wickets.
The game attracted veteran players like Alh. O.B. Conateh, Manager for Wallidan Cricket Club, Uncle Babou Sowe, Victor Clayton Johnson, other sporting dignitaries, young cricketers and supporters.