|Simulation Cricket Authority: Saintsational.com vs Webhostingtalk.com - 1st ODI
|Saintsational.com vs Webhostingtalk.com
Saintsational.com are back on the winners list, after winning the long awaited one-dayer between Saintsational.com and SCA newcomer, Webhostingtalk.com, played tonight under the roof of the Telstra Dome.
Going into the game as favourites, Webhostingtalk.com didn't disappoint in their opening overs.
Equentity - Jamie, the captain and star from their huge Test win last week, got the ball rolling with a quick 22, before being caught by james_rose off the bowling of n1ck.
cabalstudios also made a start, with a determined 27.
Joseph_M was the only other player to reach the 20's, while Oonth and chrisranjana made 19 and 15 respectively.
The tail order crashed, with arkin, PixelManual and JazzFinder all scoring first-ball ducks, in what turned out to be a team hat-trick for Saintsational.com.
Halo-9 and saint66au were the leading wicket takers, with 4 wickets apiece. HSVKing and n1ck each got 1. herni the second bowled just the one over, but was not brought back into the attack after being slammed for 3 and 4 off his final deliveries.
Chasing the modest target of 111, saint_mite and james_rose built a strong partnership. To be in with a chance, Webhostingtalk.com needed early wickets, but this was not to be, as the first wicket to fall was saint_mite, when the team was on 59.
herni the second missed out on a handy average boost, being trapped lbw on 23. Instead, Dal_Santos_Gal scored 8 runs, raising her average to 37.67. james_rose was the other not out batsman. He made 58 runs, enough to secure him the man of the match award.
The next ODI is to be played tomorrow at the same venue.