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August 12, 2020
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Team Oro Wins Islands Region Cricket Title

Team Oro has wonthe finals for the Islands Regional cricket tournament played inthe Oro Province.

Beththe men and women’s team defeated Team Alotau to claimthe title.


Alotau men’s werethe first to hitthe ground running on day one of matches on Saturday against Oro Gold. Their batsmen delivered a massive 112 atthe final over.


Oro Gold sent intheir top order batsman Peter Koviro and Veari Kala, but Koviro was gone afterthe first over.


The fall of wickets kept coming afterthe fifth over with brilliant balling from Alotau, asthey closed day one on a high note.


Onthe final day, Alotau men registered 114 runs in 20 overs. Bet Oro Gold retaliated winningthe match inthe 8th overs with 115 runs. While Oro womentheir match 3 for 127 defeating Alotau all out for 67.


Tournament Director Copeland Gewa commended palyers for displaying true sportsmanship throughoutthe tournament.


A select side will representthe Islands Region atthe national championship.


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