Search

In-form Sky shine bright to tame Bansko Bears in latest Victoria Park League action

PUBLISHED: 16:00 05 July 2018

Sanj Gunewardene celebrates scoring a century in the Victoria Park League

Sanj Gunewardene celebrates scoring a century in the Victoria Park League

Archant

Sky shone bright in the latest round of Division One matches in the Victoria Park League.

The unbeaten runners-up smashed 248-4 against Bansko Bears and at one point looked on course to reach the 300 mark.

Dominant hitting from openers Ali (50) and Gurfran Hassan (53) led the way, with Andrew Tate (34) top scoring as Bears came up well short on 135-4.

Rose & Crown eased past Old Fallopians, who could only muster 135-5 with leading scores from Jack Wright (32) and Mohammed Junaid (26).

The defending champions kept their unbeaten record as they reached their target inside 13 overs, with Nat Mangalagiri retiring out on 50.

Unbeaten Millwall made a formidable 200-4 the following day against Mile Tailenders, led by Muzzammal Salman (52) and Ahmed (50).

But opening batsman Sanj Gunewardene proved the batting hero of the day for Mile Tailenders, retiring out on 50 and returning to the create to score a rare century.

Dropped on the boundary on 99, he was eventually run out for 103 as Tailenders closed on 182-7.

Paul Teasdale (46) led London Fields to a comfortable win over Regents, who made only 109, while London Tigers eased past Best National’s 96 for the loss of just one wicket.

In Division Two, Victoria Lounge proved too strong for Old Fallopians seconds, making a daunting 174.

Rob Tatton-Brown, Stefan Phillipson and Rob Morgan all retired out, before off-spinner Tim Garrett (3-13) held OF to 94-4.

Camel Lights enjoyed a high-scoring battle with Crossrail, as captain Tom Proter (50) and Dave Sendall (46) impressed in a 30-run triumph.

Sports Interactive made their best score of 134-1 thanks to openers Duncan Greenwood (43) and Keith Flannery (44), but Sports Interactive eased home in 12 overs as Len Hutchinson hit another half-century.

Pacific piled up 209-4 against Ex Pats in the only match played on Thursday – with many watching England take on Belgium at the World Cup in Russia – as veteran Riz Saddique led the way with an impressive 68.

But Ex Pats found gaps in the field to race to victory in 13 overs without losing a wicket, thanks to unbeaten efforts of Dom Fanning, Will Daly and James Burton.

Latest East London Sports News

Yesterday, 18:00

The Essex Eagles head to Taunton to face Somerset in the Royal London One-Day Cup on Friday and will be looking to get back to winning ways in the competition.

Yesterday, 17:00

The Ammies lost 1-0 at home to AFC Fylde on Monday, but will still believe they can beat Leyton Orient to the title on Saturday

Which Hammers have made our Premier League team of the Year?

Yesterday, 13:00

Leyton Orient have been well supported home and away this season and should give the E10 faithful something to celebrate on Saturday

Yesterday, 12:00

Former Romford Golf Club captain John Fuller presented a cheque for £16,235 to the Dylan Tombides Foundation on Saturday.

Yesterday, 11:00

London Lions will have two chances to clinch the British Basketball League title this weekend after missing out on Easter Monday.

Yesterday, 09:00

Great Britain’s women suffered defeat away to Germany in a rain-affected match in Moenchengladbach on Wednesday night.

Wed, 17:30

The O’s are on the cusp of promotion and head coach Justin Edinburgh hailed people like Alex Lawless and James Alabi

PROMOTED CONTENT

All Points East will be returning to Victoria Park next month with two weekends of diverse music and a free community festival.

It’s the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald’s restaurant?

Are you a landlord looking for a fixed rental income, paid whether the property is empty or not? Steve Westley, general manager at estate agents Elliot Leigh, explains their Guaranteed Rent Scheme and how it takes the stress out of letting your property.

Live

Yesterday, 18:00

The Essex Eagles head to Taunton to face Somerset in the Royal London One-Day Cup on Friday and will be looking to get back to winning ways in the competition.

View Live

Breaking news

Yesterday, 18:00

The Essex Eagles head to Taunton to face Somerset in the Royal London One-Day Cup on Friday and will be looking to get back to winning ways in the competition.

Read more

Newsletter Sign Up

East London Advertiser twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read sport

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Docklands and East London Advertiser
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now

Most Read

Latest from the East London Advertiser

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists