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Veterans take Over-50s title


WAYNE HOLDER

Veterans take Over-50s title

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Veterans, led by Brian Johnson, are the champions of the inaugural AMAAS Twenty20 Over-50’s Cricket Tournament and are already eager to put their crown on the line come next January when the second edition is expected to begin.

In Sunday’s final at the BNOC Sports Club grounds at Woodbourne, St Philip, the Veterans, who topped the standings in the league phase of the competition, cruised past Owen Birch’s Travellers in the final before a huge and appreciative audience.

Veterans, batting first on winning the toss, surged to 128 for seven after an early wobble that saw them slip to 13 for three at the end of the fifth over.

Player Of The Final Birch produced a brave half-century with three fours and two sixes but received token support from the other batsmen side as the Travellers surrendered at 109 for seven to concede defeat by 19 runs. (WH)

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