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Lamma CC hot at Cricket Sixes scorcher



KARON: Lamma CC from Hong Kong are hot favorites to win the Montpelier Phuket International Cricket Sixes 2007 after beating 2005 champions and pre-tournament favorites Corner Tigers from Pakistan in the first day of play yesterday at the recently returfed Karon Stadium.

Round 2 of the tourney was played today under a scorching Phuket sun, with both Lamma CC and Corner Tigers through to the Cup and Plate playoffs tomorrow.

Other teams through to the Cup and Plate playoffs are CBB Postels (Aus), Leeming Spartan CC (Aus), Joondalup Kinross Wolves (Aus), Kudu Bar Cavalry Cricket Team (Malaysia), Pocari (Bahrain), Phuket’s own Island Cricketers and the Singapore Ailines team.

Laguna Phuket Cricket Team are leading the charge in the Bowl competition, joined by Bounty Buccaneers Cricket Team (Malaysia and Phuket), Guwahati Town CC (India), local side Karon Seasanders, Shanghai Devilrays and Sunshine Cricket Club (India).

The Wild Men from Borneo squad top the league in the Spoon competition, followed by Applecross Postels (Aus), Green Man Gunnas (Phuket) and Perth Postels.

The playoffs for the finals tomorrow will start with first ball at 9 am as local side Green Man Gunnas take on last year’s champions Perth Postels.

Tonight under floodlights will be a charity match with a team led by former Former Australian Test player Trevor Chappell up against a side skippered by South African Kenny Jackson.

Proceeds raised from the match will go to local charity Child Watch.


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