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R/S Cricket League 2012 Ends on Glorious Note

The much talked about Rivers State cricket league 2012 has come and gone on a glorious note, producing winners with good records amongst the four clubs that participated, namely, Benvic cricket club, K-eleven club, Panthers club and Yorkers club. All played 6 matches.
Benvic cricket club emerged winner with 12 points, followed by K-eleven cricket club with 8 points while Panthers cricket club maintained third position with 6 points. Yorkers cricket club did not score any point.
Best star players that emerged from the competition are Idika Nnamdi scoring 290 runs in 6 matches to become the best batman. Idika Nnamdi is of K-eleven cricket club, Rivers State. Tonye Timinadi became second best batsman with 166 runs. Tonye Timinadi of Benvic cricket club. Adegbola Adebiyi became third best batsman with 165 runs and he is from Panthers cricket club, Rivers State. Henry Oko-Jaja contested as a star player with Benvic cricket club, and Izulu George of Yorkers is also in reckoning as a star player that contested in the colours of Yorkers cricket club.
Tonye Timinadi of Benvic cricket club came top best bowler with 19 wickets, Henry Oko-Jaja became second best bowler with 10 wickets while Izulu George came third best bowler with 9 wickets in the league.
According to the release given to our sports desk, the final play-off is pending, subject to funding. The moment fund is realized the final play-off matches will kick-off. All matches were played at Borikiri, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The idea of the league is to prepare the best out of the best cricket players in the Rivers State cricket association, to defend the gold medals the state won at the 17th National Sports Festival here in Port Harcourt, at the Lagos state 18th National Sports Festival that is coming up in November this year.
Amongst the sporting association in Rivers State, cricket association seem to be the only association that is up and doing, as the association had been involved in organizing competitions amongst its members. This might bring good result to the state, come November, 2012 at Lagos. ###
Allanso Jonathan Allanso

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