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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 Gambia, according to official figures.

St Helena batted first and set a target of 140 to beat. That was 11 runs more than the West African nation could deliver.

St Helena play Morocco and Rwanda at Benoni today (Saturday).

OFFICIAL RESULTS:

Venue: Willowmoore Park
Result: St. Helena scored 139 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs
Best Batting Figures St. Helena: D. George 48 of 44; G. George 48 of 37
Gambia scored 129 runs for the loss of 9 wickets
Best Batting Figures Gambia: A. Yadav 26 of 31; M. Williams 29 of 24
Best Bowling figures St. Helena: S. Crowie 4 for 17
ST. HELENA WON BY 1 WICKET

SEE ALSO:
Now winning islanders must face champions Rwanda
Dax outruns Mali’s entire team – but Seychelles sneak win
St Helena cricketers beat Cameroon, then fall to Zambia

LINKS:
Tournament website
Saint FM – Facebook

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