EAP’s first match (that was reduced to 5 overs due to rain) was against New South Wales at Hollymount Park East.
New South Wales batted first and finished at 3/37. Kaine Harmsworth (19) top scored.
The PNG boys in Aleai Nao (1/10) and Pipi Raho (27) were the wicket takers for EAP.
The run chase for was completed with one ball to spare, giving EAP a six wicket win. Andrew Mansale was the key figure in the win, hitting 19 runs.
In the second T20 match of the day at Keira Oval , EAP went down to Queensland Country by 31 runs.
EAP’s outstanding player was Kipling Doriga from PNG, who smashed 64 off 51.