Sitepoint.com win World Cup
- Feb 10
Sitepoint.com comfortably won the title of World Cup champions today at the WACA ground in Perth, with a huge 7 wicket victory over CricketMX.com.
When sent in to bat, CricketMX.com lost openers wanabe and garmabeaneth for scores in the mid-teens. However, dr sad and battye came together to put on an important 43 run partnership. dr sad departed for 29, while grinch2171 managed only 4 before the Sitepoint.com captain trapped him leg before wicket (lbw).
After a fighting 34, veteran Sitepoint.com bowler bcr, proved his worth, taking the wicket of battye, also lbw.
moongirl, the CricketMX.com skipper, put up a stand of 21 runs, but again, bcr proved the difference. The tail wagged, and Red XIII added 13, while squirrel_king finished with 14 not out from 8 balls.
khuldun, with 4/41 was the leading wicket taker, while bcr closely followed with 3/44.
CricketMX.com were all out for 157 after nearly 31 overs.
In reply, Red XIII struck early, with the wicket of DigitaL for 3. But a 64 run partnership between star batsman Young Twig, and Heman maximus, all but signalled the end of CricketMX.com's World Cup hopes. Heman maximus was clean bowled by Red XIII with Sitepoint.com at 2/72.
iTechno looked out of sorts, falling to p2p-sharing-rules for 9, while Nicky and Young Twig stuck around to see the winning runs were scored.
Young Twig ended with a career high score of 79*, and boosted his one day average to 59.10 in the process. Nicky, who ended with an unbeaten 30, scored the winning runs.
Young Twig was man of the match, and ended the World Cup with a tournament average of 65.20. Today was his 3rd straight half-century, 4th of the tournament, and 7th in ODI's.