|Simulation Cricket Authority: Saintsational.com vs Webhostingtalk.com - WC Game 9
|Saintsational.com vs Webhostingtalk.com
WC Game 9
Saintsational.com have only a slim chance of reaching the semi-finals now, after an embarrassing defeat today.
Forced to bowl first, Saintsational.com's bowlers, who have been so reliable this World Cup, failed. The first partnership for Webhostingtalk.com lasted a massive 29 overs, and 153 runs. cabalstudios was the first wicket to fall, for 74.
Equentity - Jamie kept batting away at the other end though, and went on to score 114, his second ODI century.
Despite no other batsmen providing real support, with joomlaguy.com scoring just 21 and wicket keeper chrisranjana scoring 11 not out, the damage had already been done by the openers, and Webhostingtalk.com made 263 runs after the end of their 50th over.
n1ck, who is still the leading wicket taker for the World Cup, with 14 wickets, proved the most expensive bowler, and didn't pick up any wickets for his 64 runs from 10 overs. HSVKing, once considered the world's best ODI bowler, also was wicketless, but economical, with 0/46 from 10 overs.
saint66au was the pick of the bowlers, with 3/42, while saint patrick, with 2/7, and the ever improving Halo-9, took 2/63. saint_mite took 1/29 from her 4 overs, while Dal_Santos_Gal picked up the wicket of Cifra-Jay, and ended with figures of 1/3 from her only over.
Chasing a large total, wickets fell quickly and regularly for Saintsational.com, with saint_mite, Dal_Santos_Gal and mightysainters scoring 6 runs each. Only two batsmen reached double figures. james_rose, who made 16, and SkilledSaint, who had to work hard for his unbeaten 27.
In an embarrasing batting display, Saintsational.com were all out for 75 after only 15 overs. Webhostingtalk.com won by 188 runs, by far the biggest win of the tournament.
Equentity - Jamie won the man of the match award for his magnificent century.