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Cricket: Saints end on a win, after missing final by three runs

by Barbara George St Helena beat Morocco on the final morning of their tournament in South Africa – the team they lost to a day earlier. They have come fifth in the league but as Damien O’Bey put it, with … Continue reading

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So close… Saints lose to champions by a single run

Rwanda 114 runs – St Helena 113 If you balanced runs against wickets taken, then St Helena had the best of a tantalising game against defending champions Rwanda. But only the runs count, and the Saints were one short. The … Continue reading

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Cricket: now island winners must face champions Rwanda

St Helena’s cricketers still have one of the big challenges to face in their debut tournament this week in South Africa. They can take confidence from their three victories and one exquisitely close defeat so far, but today (Saturday) they … Continue reading

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Cricket: father and son give St Helena third win, by George!

St Helena 140 – Gambia 129 St Helena’s national cricket team has notched up its third victory in South Africa – thanks to high-scoring by Jamestown B players David and Gavin George. The father-and-son duo scored 48 runs each against … Continue reading

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Dax outruns Mali’s entire team – but Seychelles sneak win

St Helena 170 runs – Mali 52 Seychelles 138 – St Helena 135 Dax Richards scored more runs than the entire Mali national cricket team in the third match for St Helena in their tournament in South Africa. His score … Continue reading

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No pressure on island cricketers… but Zambia wants to win

St Helena’s national cricket team will be facing an opponent under pressure in its first-ever venture into an overseas tournament. The head of the Zambian Cricket Union says┬áhis own team “must” win the championship in South Africa if it is … Continue reading

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