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Sharks too strong for the Diamonds- Hebou Shield Day 7 Wrap

Cricket Papua New Guinea, Tue Jun 20, 2017 5:05PM

The Sharks remain undefeated after recording a comfortable victory over the Diamonds in the Hebou Shield Women’s 40 Over Competition at Amini Park #2 Ground (Bisini) today.

                                                                      

After winning the toss and batting first, the Diamonds were bowled out for 186 in the 40th over. Kopi John continued her great form scoring an impressive 70 runs batting at the top of the order. John was ably supported by Natasha Ambo (26) and captain Pauke Siaka (24) who made valuable contributions in the middle order. Geua Tom (3/27) was the pick of the Sharks’ bowlers while four (4) other bowlers picked up a wicket each.

 

In reply, the Sharks coasted to victory in 34 overs thanks to unbeaten half centuries from Brenda Tau (68*) and Konio Oala (50*). Sibona Jimmy also made a handy 31 in the middle order, while Siaka was the best out of the Diamonds bowlers picking up 3/30 off her eight (8) overs.  

 

The Piranas take on the Sharks in the final round robin match of the Hebou Shield Women’s 40 Over Competition tomorrow, before the Grand Final on Thursday 22nd June, 2017.

The HEBOU Shield- Cricket PNG’s Premier First Class Competition. The HEBOU Shield Men’s Competition is divided into two (2) divisions- 3 Day and 50 Over Competitions, while the Women’s Division is divided into two (2) divisions- 40 Over and T20 Competitions. All Hebou Shield matches will take place at Amini Park in June and July.

 2017 HEBOU Shield Scores (Week 3)

Women’s 40 Over Division

Diamonds 10/186 (39.1) Kopi John 70, Natasha Ambo 26, Pauke Siaka 24, Geua Tom 3/27 (7.1), Konio Oala 1/14 (3), Valo Lega 1/17 (4), Margaret Kole 1/23 (4), Tueni Vala 1/26 (5), Sibona Jimmy 1/30 (8) defeated by Sharks 5/189 (34) Brenda Tau 68*, Konio Oala 50*, Sibona Jimmy 31, Pauke Siaka 3/30 (8), Isabel Kari 1/33 (6) by five (5) wickets with 36 balls remaining. 

 2017 HEBOU Shield Points Table

Women’s 40 Over Division (After 5 matches)

 

Matches

Won

Lost

Draw

Points

Sharks

3

3

0

0

6

Piranas

3

1

2

0

2

Diamonds

4

1

3

0

2

2017 HEBOU Shield Fixtures

Men’s 3 Day Division     

Match 1            6-8th June, 2017             Hammers vs Diggers                 Amini Park

Match 2            13-15th June, 2017          Hammers vs Diggers                 Amini Park

Match 3            27-29th June, 2017          Hammers vs Diggers                 Amini Park

 

Women’s 40 Over Division

 

Round 1            6th June, 2017                Diamonds vs Piranas                Amini Park #2

                        8th June, 2017                Diamonds vs Sharks                 Amini Park #2

                        13th June, 2017              Piranas vs Sharks                     Amini Park #2

Last updated: Tuesday June 20, 2017 5:36PM