|Simulation Cricket Authority: Sitepoint.com vs Zcultfm.com - 1st ODI
|Sitepoint.com vs Zcultfm.com
Sitepoint.com won the toss and batted first. They got off to a dream start, with SlitheryImp and DigitaL putting on a 127 run partnership.
SlitheryImp made 65 at better than run a ball, while DigitaL went on to make 91 before being stumped.
Before DigitaL fell, Nicky stuck around and eventually made 19. It went downhill for the team from here. Heman maximus didn't trouble the scorers, while the teams most experienced batsman, iTechno, made just 7 runs.
Mike Empuria made a run a ball 9, before being caught leg before by KingTigerII. HAWK managed to make 11, the last batsman to get to double figures.
The lower order batsman didn't cause too many problems, making just 8 runs between them. bcr was stranded on 3, as Sitepoint.com crashed to 210, a score unimaginable at 0/127.
No one bowler really stood out, although KingScott should be happy with 2/10 from his over.
Zcultfm.com got off to a cautious start, but requiring less than 5 an over, the required run rate of 4.07 at the 5 over mark did not worry the batsmen. jake4974 got the breakthrough, trapping dangerman Finnie for 25.
Veteran fast bowler bcr, struck next, with Beef falling at 2/46. KingScott fell for 6, with Serj becoming the 4th LBW victim not long later. At 4/74, it looked as if Sitepoint.com could pull off an unimaginable upset.
But it was Chameleongirl, who has been dismissed just once in her three innings, and jakeolsen, who steadied the ship.
Both went on to make scores into the sixties, but it was jakeolsen who closed the 116 run partnership, with the team at 5/190 after 44.4 overs.
Zog saw the team home, scoring the winning runs.
DigitaL won the man of the match award for his 91.