BSP PNG Barramundis

Isuzu T20 Bash continues

The morning match between the Lewa Legends and the Lewas CPNG Board XI was an enthralling match with the Legends hanging on for an eight run win.

The Legends won the toss and elected to bat first, opening with Sibona Jimmy and Tanya Frank. They combined for a superb opening partnership of 93 before Jimmy was bowled by Mairi Tom.

Barras Bash T20 Launch

The tournament is part of the Barras and Lewas lead up preparations to the upcoming ICCT20 World Cup which will be held Oman in October and November this year.

The tournament launch coincided with the donation of a brand new Isuzu TWD ute to be used as part of the PNG Barras campaign for their historic ICCT20 World Cup appearance this year.

Barras to tackle Afghanistan tomorrow

The Barras have the momentum coming off two wins against Nepal in round two of the World Cricket League Championship.

The Barras beat Nepal by two wickets on Monday and again by three wickets on Wednesday.

The match will start at 9:45am (3:45pm PNG).

Barras beat Nepal by two wickets

They beat Nepal by two wickets yesterday in a thriller at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.

Nepal batted first and were one wicket down after the first ball when opener Anil Mandal was dismissed for a duck by Norman Vanua.

Nepal continued to lose wickets cheaply and at one stage were 4-86 after 22 overs.

But Subash Khakurel (63) and Sharad Vesawkar (78) put up a fight and steadied the Nepal innings.

Nepal finished at 8/232 after 50 overs bowled.

Assad Vala was the best of the Barras bowlers, taking 3/32.

Barras edge out Oman by two wickets

In a rain affected match, Oman posted a mammoth 8/244 with Adnan Ilyas (74) and Jatinder Singh (62) scoring the bulk of the runs.

Norman Vanua was the standout bowler for the Barras, taking 4/35 off his eight overs.

Under the Duckworth and Lewis system, the Barras had to chase 252 for victory in 36 overs.

The Barras got off to a brisk start with Tony Ura (33) and Vani Vagi Morea (38) putting on 48 runs for the first wicket.

Mahuru Dai 47 and Sese Bau 35 fired in with more runs to keep the match in the balance.