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Victoria Park Cricket League: TMC Old Boys shade Tufnell Parkians in cup thriller

PUBLISHED: 12:21 27 May 2010 | UPDATED: 16:05 05 October 2010

Sky CC (fielding) vs West Ham CC - Victoria Park Community Cricket League Cup - 19/05/10 - MANDATORY CREDIT: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO - Self billing applies where appropriate - Tel: 0845 094 6026

Sky CC (fielding) vs West Ham CC - Victoria Park Community Cricket League Cup - 19/05/10 - MANDATORY CREDIT: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO - Self billing applies where appropriate - Tel: 0845 094 6026

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There was a thrilling week of cup action last week in the Victoria Park Community Cup with TMC Old Boys and Tufnell Parkians in particular playing out an exciting encounter.

There was a thrilling week of cup action last week in the Victoria Park Community Cup with TMC Old Boys and Tufnell Parkians in particular playing out an exciting encounter.

TMC posted 120-2 from their 15 overs on Tuesday and although Parkians came close to passing the total they finished two runs short.

There was another two-run win when London Tigers had just enough to beat Pacific.

Syful Islam was the standout performer for Tigers as he hit 51 not out and was well backed up by Salman Ahmed (26) and Syful Khan (19), while Al Faisal was the pick of the attack taking two scalps.

Pacific lost a couple of early wickets, but recovered thanks to Rob Allum and were in the hunt, needing only four off the last over.

Panic set in and skipper Rees was run out going for a second off the first ball, while his compatriot Aroon was bowled off the fourth delivery.

Ahmed Farooq's 50 not out led last seasons cup winners Dynamite Ducks into the second round as they beat Wrong'uns by 78 runs.

Ducks made a blistering start as Husnain Abbas hit 35, while Sibet Hussain struck 31 and Zaid Hanif made 33, as they registered 176-3.

Wrong'uns struggled in reply and could only make 98-5 from their 16 overs as Z Hussain took 2-10 from three overs.

A superb 51 not out from Altaf, including four consecutive boundaries in the first over of the innings led East London Community to a 30 run win over Old Fallopians last Tuesday.

Marcus struck 32 in support, while Syed also played a valuable knock of 31 as East London compiled 155-5.

Friseby was the pick of the Old Fallopians bowlers with figures of 2-17, while Tariq also captured up a wicket.

Fallopians struggled in their reply, with Asquith's 33 not out and F Barrass' 22, the only real scores of note as they could only make 125-6.

Stoke Newington were too strong for Chats Palace and were comfortable 62-run victors.

After losing the toss and being put into bat, the north London outfit Stoke Newington would have been fearful of defeat after only making 126-5 from their allotted 16 overs., with Ned Woodman the pick of the Palace bowlers taking 2-24 from four overs.

However in reply Palace crumbled and only made 64-7.

There was a crushing win for London Fields who beat Hackney Downs by 89 runs.

Fields won the toss and batted and it proved to be a good decision as Chris Skinner (30 not out), Ben Sanders (28 not out) and Dave Krohn (19) led their team to an imposing 146-5 from 16 overs, with Roy Pluck the pick of the bowlers with 1-15.

Downs' batting let them down badly and they could only muster 57-7 from 11 overs to slip to a heavy defeat.

Paul Turley took two wickets at the cost of only eight runs from four overs, while Sanders was equally impressive taking three victims from four overs, conceding only seven runs.

New Boys were easy winners over Best Nationals after a solid display with the ball set them up for victory.

Best Nationals won the toss and after choosing to bat made a solid start, but ran out of steam towards the end of their innings, making 94 for the loss of six wickets, with Amin the pick of the bowlers taking 3-11.

In reply, New Boys reached that target after just 9.5 overs, with Shojib (33) and Amin (20) taking their side home to win by six wickets.

Rose & Crown had the Heapy brothers to thank as the pair hit 83 between them to lead their side to a three-run win over London Wanderers.

After chosing to bat, Rose & Crown lost two quick wickets before Dan Heapy struck 51 not out, with sibling Pat making 32 as their side made 133-6.

Damian Finlayson was the pick of the Wanderers attack, taking 2-19 from two overs, while Dean Fisher (2-20) and Rivallon Monsell (2-32) also performed well.

In reply Ralph Hindle (23) and Chris Barlow (22) gave the Wanderers a good start which was continued by Chris Connell (22), but they came up just short.

West Ham were too good for Sky as half centuries from Salauddin Hasnat and Alamgir Kabir led them to a 45 run win.

Both batsman were undefeated as they helped their team rack up 152-5.

In reply Imran Khan batted well for his 31, but three wickets from Rakib Hasan and two from Kabir meant Sky's 107-6 was nowhere near enough.

In the biggest win of the round, Victoria Park Juniors showed their ruthless streak in their 135-run victory over Tower Cavaliers on Thursday.

Suyfur Rahman made 45, while James Panton hit 38 not out as Juniors amassed 156-2.

In reply, Cavaliers finished on 21-7 from eight overs as Forqan took 4-11, while Jubayed registered 3-9.

Junoon were the comfortable victors over Regents on Friday evening, winning by nine wickets.

Batting first, Regents could only make 80-5, with H Dinesan (27 not out) the standout performer with the bat. Junoon reached the target easily with the loss of just wicket, they took 9.5 overs.


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