Island Community v Junoon
|Monday 1 August 2011, Victoria Park
Island Community won by 5 wickets
Island Community lost the toss and were put into field
Junoon: 114 for 7 in 15.2 overs
Dheraj Shamoo 4-0-22-2 Jack Stollery 3.2-0-26-2
Island Community: 116 for 2 in 11.1 overs
Joe Tousent 47
Motiur Rahman 44 NO
After being put into field, the Island bowlers bowled beautifully to keep
the Junoon scoring rate low. Led by Jack 'Stollerz', even the old pretender
Dheraj Shamoo-pooch got in on the act with a fine spell, though the legality
of his trainers must surely be looked into by the ICC...it's just not in the
spirit of cricket Dil! And how Tanjeem got a maiden is a mystery to
everyone, including himself.
Set a 115 to win, Island sent in a new, youthful looking opening pair. Joe
is turning into a handsome little player and his cricket's not bad either.
He smashed the ball around the ground with both aggression and class -
leading to all Island's players on the touchline claiming some stake in
Personally I think Motiur's (my) decision to let him open was inspired. End
of. Young Connor played watchfully, showing that Island's future is bright.
Motiur chipped in with a useful 44 not out, playing a beautifully placed
inside edge to win the match. Well done to both teams.
Submitted by Motiur Rahman of Island Community