Match Report – 35th Match – Finals: Cinnamon Pacers vs Nutmeg Warriors
Cinnamon Pacers won the toss and chose to bowl
Nutmeg Warriors produced their best batting effort of the tournament to produce the tournament joint highest score to set up victory in the finals of the tournament.
Nutmeg Warriors sent into bat lost their hero of the past two victories Seandell Regis for 0 in the first offer, Akeem Alexis joined his skipper ad put together a 45 runs partnership. Alexis was dismissed for 6 and was replaced Donald Mc Donald who had a scintillating knock the previous match to lead the warriors into the finals. Mc Donald and Fletcher shared in a 94 runs partnership from 34 balls and was severe on all the bowlers. Fletcher ended not out of 65 from 35 balls, which included 5 fours and 5 sixes. Mc Donald repeated his previous day performance when he smashed 49 from 19 balls which consisted of 3 fours and 5 sixes.
The Pacers in search of a tournament highest score for victory fell behind the rate early and was never able to catch up. The pacers lost their prolific opener and tournament leading runs scorer Alick Athanaze for 9 in the 4th over. The Pacers needing to score quickly where not able to find the boundaries to keep up to the scoring rate and fell 21 runs short of the target. Heron Campbell had one of the top performances with the bat in the tournament when he finished on 78 not out from 34 balls with 9 fours and 5 sixes. Micah Narine contributed 30 from 20 balls. Akeem Alexis picked up the lone wicket to fall in the Pacers innings and had figures of 1 for 7 from his solitary over.
Nutmeg Warriors 143/3 (10 overs)
Cinnamon Pacers 124/1 (10 overs)