PNG Lewas

PNG Lewas cruise over New Caledonia

Opener Konia Oala scored an unbeaten 108 runs.

Her knock included 13 fours and 4 sixes belted all over the park.

Varoi Morea also pitched in with 42 runs to set up a mammoth target of 194 runs after batting out the full 20 overs at the at the loss of 3 wickets.

The New Caledonians struggled to build partnerships and lost their first five wickets for 23 runs.

Middle order batsman Louise Wawine top scored with 15 runs.

PNG’s Bonnie David was outstanding snaring 4/10 followed by all-rounder Tanya Ruma who returned with figures of 3/9.

PNG Lewas beat Vanuatu by 55 runs

The Lewas went in to bat first, setting up a target of 139. They batted out the full 20 overs losing 8 wickets.

Openers Norma Ovasuru (33) and Varoi Morea (21) put on a 54 run partnership to get things going.

Other notable contributions came from Helen Buruka (22) and Tanya Ruma (20). Vanuatu’s Jelany Chilia was the top bowler, finishing with figures of 2/20.

In their response, Vanuatu got off to a bad start by losing their opening four wickets for only 20 runs.