Pinatar Pirates 270 for 7 – Torrevieja 148 for 8
Pinatar proved too strong for a spirited Torrevieja side and recorded a comprehensive victory in the latest ECCL Division Two encounter.
Pinatar batted first and posted a very challenging 270 for 7 for the home side to chase down. R Singh top scored with 73 before being run out and then he was well supported by his counterparts P Singh and G Singh who scored 52 and 40 respectively.
In reply, the home side plugged away game-fully from the first to last ball but they struggled to make of a positive inroad into the required total. They did, however, manage to deny the visitors maximum bowling points as they batted out their overs to record a score of 148 for 8.
C Darwen, the opener, top scored with a fine 64 whilst their were notable contributions from Ciaran Gulchard (18) and Kailash Singh (21) who frustrated the Pinatar bowlers with their dogged resistance. Pinatar finally ended up with 19 points from the game, whilst Torrevieja amassed 5 points.
Pinatar (19 points) beat Torrevieja (5 points) by 122 runs
Pinatar 270 for 7 (R Singh 73, P Singh 52) Torrevieja 148 for 8 (C Darwen 64, Bittu Singh 4 for 23)
Torrevieja,s next home game is 30th July against Levante, 1100 o’clock start.