Manx cricketers win their first game at ICC Europe Division Two Championship
Isle of Man beat Cyprus by 19 runs in tournament opener in Corfu
THE Isle of Man’s senior cricket side began their ICC Europe Division Two Championship campaign with a 19-run victory over Cyprus in Corfu this morning.
Batting first the Manx finished on 166-3 from their 20 overs, Gareth Morris and Max Stokoe top scoring with 43 and 42 runs respectively.
Gareth Dawson’s charges then restricted the Cypriots to 147-8 in reply to wrap up the victory.
The Manx play their second group match of the week-long tournament this afternoon, when they tackle Sweden in temperatures expected to reach more than 30c.
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