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Moce dominates day 1 of Crompton Cup

Moce were among three sides to get wins on day one of play in the 2014 Easter Tournament at Albert Park today.

In their match against the Suva Crusaders, the Suva side won the toss and elected to bat, and in the end, were bowled out for 154 in 43.3 overs. Iniasi Cakacaka top-scored for the locals with 34 runs, closely followed by Crusaders captain, Colin Rika, with 27. Best bowling for Moce in the first innings came from Australian-based Maciu Gauna, who too four wickets for 58 runs off ten overs. He was also strongly supported by Kolinio Tawalokuci (2-4 off 2.3 overs) and Moce Under-23 representative, Manase Tabu (1-9 off four overs).

It was a much closer affair over on ground one, when the Suva Warriors won the toss and sent themselves in to bat against Lakeba. Kitione Tavo top scored for the innings with 79 runs, with opener, Gavin Pereira, also supporting with 34 runs. However Lakeba continued their excellent bowling form from the qualifiers, with Jone Wesele (3-48 off ten overs), Vueta Vueyasawa (3.43 off ten), and Josefa Gauna (1-12 off 2.1) all noteworthy contributors. In the end the Warriors were bowled out for 218 off 44.1 overs. Continue reading

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The 2005 Ashes – The Greatest Ashes Match Up Of All Time

The world of cricket has seen some epic matchups. Many cricket experts feels that the 2005 Ashes maybe the greatest matchup of all time. The English team made their way to Australia to confront the Aussies on their own turf. At that time – the Australian squad was the best in the world and including stars like Ricky Ponting. Ricky Ponting was the closest thing the Australians had to a sporting god so everyone thought there was little to no chance that they would be beaten by the Brits. The Brits ignored the pundits and proceeded to surprise the cricket world by coming out on top. The cricketers from the UK led by Kevin Pietersen gave the performance of their lifetime and the result was an Ashes for the ages. Enjoy the clip guys and please remember to follow us on Twitter @ Getrealcricket.

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Paul Williams of the Oneata team.

Moce Continues Winning Streak

Moce continue their winning streak putting them at the top of the points table of the Easter Qualifiers after defeating Lakeba I earlier today.

Lakeba I had won the toss, electing to bat first and were all out for 117 runs off 45.4 overs. Moce played chase, winning the game with 3 for 118 runs off 26 overs.

In the second match Ono-i-Lau secured their second win defeating Oneata. Ono had won the toss, electing to bat first and were all out for 168 runs off 37 overs. Oneata fell short. They were all out for 83 runs off 23.2 overs. Continue reading