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PRESS RELEASE DAY 5- Delta shocks Rivers,Ogun escapes hard fighting Kaduna | (2012-12-01 )
Action continued on day 5 of the cricket event at the ongoing 18th National Sports Festival.In a Group 1 second round match played at the TBS, on Saturday,December 1, Delta defeated Rivers by 53 runs. Delta won the toss and decided to bat. Delta scored 85 runs for 10 wickets in 31.1 overs.Rivers scored 32 runs for 10 wickets in 13.3 overs. Amanokai clement(Delta) scored 16 runs in 33 balls. Onikoyi.S and Oguntoke.F(Rivers) both took 3 wickets for 11 runs. Mene-ejegi.A(Delta) took 5 wickets for 8 runs in 4.3 overs, Agbiboa.M(Delta) took 3 wickets for 16 runs in 7 overs.
In the Group 2 second round of matches played at the Unilag cricket pitch, Ogun defeated Kaduna in a very close encounter by 1 wicket. Kaduna scored 94 runs all out in 36.4 overs. Sesan Adedeji took 3 wickets for 22 runs. Ogun clinched victory by scoring 95 runs for 9 in 28.2 overs. Sesan Adedeji of Ogun scored 39 runs.Ohurugwu Obina of Kaduna took3 wickets for 18 runs.