|Simulation Cricket Authority: Hawkheadquarters.com vs Sitepoint.com - 1st ODI
|Hawkheadquarters.com vs Sitepoint.com
The 3 match one day series between Hawkheadquarters.com and Sitepoint.com kicked off today with a bang.
After winnings the toss and electing to bat first, Hawkheadquarters.com looked ready to build a big score, with gob79 and greatbar running 3 off the first ball.
Just 3 balls later though, HAWK took a spectacular diving catch, to dismiss gob79 for 3. greatbar went on to make 31, before being stumped by the bowling of HAWK.
The middle order did well, but no-one was able to make the big score that the team desperately needed. Buddy38 made 46, while wicket keeper DynamoUltra scored an unbeaten 45.
Bowlers Glen Nugent and Dixie Flatline made ducks, while mjedw1 pushed the score upwards with a handy 15. They finally made 220 after 37.1 overs, with Sitepoint.com bowler, bcr, causing the most damage with a man of the match winning 5/37.
When debutant Sitepoint.com openers went to the middle, nobody was sure of what to expect. But SlitheryImp put any doubts to rest, with a fine half century (55 off 91).
DigitaL couldn't get past 4, but Nicky, the number 3, combined with SlitheryImp to build the score. In the 32nd, Nicky's fantastic display came to an end, just 4 runs short of a century.
It was Heman maximus who guided the team home to a 5 wicket victory, with an unbeaten 44. Sitepoint veteran iTechno made only 7, while Mike Empuria, the team captain made 10.
silentcollision was the other not out batsman, with 5.
Hawkheadquarters.com's only multiple wicket taker, was Bettsie, with 2/50.
The 2nd ODI is on Wednesday.