Sunday, August 17, 2008

Osman Shakil's 5 wickets haul sealed an easy win for Bengals' against Vaasa

Bengal Tigers got a comprehensive win of 8 wickets against Vaasa cc on their second last match of the Finnish 40 overs championship. Wet and overcasted weather was the only threat for the Tigers on sunday but spirited Bengals finished the match very fast to get the full 8 points. Batting first Vaasa was all out by 67, thanks to midium pacer Shakil Sr who picked the season's first 5 wickets haul for the tigers. Other bowlers also bowled committted overs to keep the oposition under pressure. Specially Jamil bowled a very tight spell of 3 for 10 in 8 overs.

Man of the match Shakil Sr in action (file photo)

To chase the easy target of 68, Bengals never looked worried even though 2 wickets cost them only some extra time on the match. With 1 match remaining, Bengals now leading the point table. Last match for the Tigers will be against Tampere CC ,to be played at the home ground Espoo on 30th August. No fear,, Tigers looking forward for the final claws...Stay tuned for the final action.Till then, goodluck.

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