LEVANTE TRAVELLED to Albir for a double header against SACC 1st X1.
123 for 8 (20 overs)
Sporting Alfas CC 1st XI
125 for 3 (15.4 overs)
SACC won by 7 wickets.
Saturday’s match saw Levante asked to bat first, which is where the afternoon started to go wrong for them.
Although 18 runs came from the first over, wickets started to fall as Mohib found his range and removed Pickford and Fareed in the same over.
At 35 for 2, the introduction of Crompton brought about another double wicket over as A Abbas was bowled, then Eaton nicked one to Ward behind to leave the score 57-4, which became 66 – 5 when Morgan picked out Muñoz from the same bowler.
Q Abbas a couple off long handle shots before B, Ali came on and dismissed him and Crisp followed misreading one that clean bowled him from Ali. again taking credit. Then to round off a good day Ali ran out Ceaser off the final ball.
Sporting Alfas would not be troubled by the below average 123 total. Fletcher reaching 34 before the Levante players realised the plot and placed Pickford in the strike zone.
Crompton gave his wicket away with Sampelo taking the catch, so Alger returned to the middle, a position he is definitely enjoying, but Q Abbas surprised him with a shorter one that had him caught.
Muddaser and Muñoz closed out the win with Muñoz top scoring with 38 and Muddaser placing the ball into gaps to give his Captain the strike.
Sporting Alfas 1st XI
205 for 6 (20 overs)
156 for 7 (20 overs)
SACC won by 49 runs
BATTING first in the second match of the day SACC, Crompton was on the charge and reached 27 in two and a bit overs before giving Fareed a catch.
J Perman gave his wicket away to Reece , Alger returned to the middle and with Muddaser took the score to 82 before Muddaser went, caught Ceaser offEaton.
Fletcher came and went showing non of the resolve in his first knock.
Muñoz and Alger tokk the score to 168 before Muñoz went to a Pickford full toss, then with 3 overs left and needing less than 10 to reach his ton, Alger was shocked by a straight one from Jay Singh and bowled on 92.
Bash Ali joined Laundon and the game fizzled out on 205-6.
In response, a brisk opening spell from Mohib and Fletcher left Levante well behind the run rate on 121-5 after 16 overs.
Bash Ali and Perman took over and the game ended with the visitors requiring a further 50 runs, Credit to Pickford who reached 48 before running himself out.
A Abbas also looked good spanking 23 in quick time and Ceaser with a skilful late sweep helping him reach 21 not out.