Super 4 Iris Smart Cricket League: BRF Battle Govt College In Final


The stage is now set for the final of the Super 4 Iris Smart Technology Club Cricket Committee League, which holds on 22 April at the Tafawa Balewa Cricket Oval.

The final will be a clash of the titans, as the defending champions BRF Cricket Club take on Government College Ibadan Old Boys Cricket Club, GCIOBCC, in a duel that promises to be an exciting war.

In the semi final decided last weekend at the Cricket Oval, GCIOBCC were made to work hard by spirited Federal Government College Warri Old Boys Cricket Club in a three wickets victory.

Having won the toss, GCIOBCC opted to field first, with Left-Hander Salako Azeez discovering his best form to score 80 runs off 67 balls with eight fours and four six (s), while Femi Oduyebo 42, Femi Oguntoke had 37 and Emmanuel Okwudili 26 runs for FGCWOBCC to finish on 230 runs all out in 47.4 overs.

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Kunle Adegbola took 4 wickets, 28 runs, 1 maiden in 7.4 overs and the trio of Wale Adeoye, Sesan Adedeji and Osita Onwuzulike all had two wickets each.

Needing 231 runs to win in the second innings, all rounder Kunle Adegbola once again proved to cricket enthusiasts why he is regarded as Nigeria’s most respected batsman when he notched up an incredible 96 runs not out off 99 balls.

The best batsman for Division one with 340 runs from seven matches in the just concluded 2011/2012 cricket season hit eight fours and one six with support coming from Opening batsman Chimezie Onwuzulike 41,Wale Adeoye and Osita Onwuzulike adding 19 runs respectively.

Kelvin Agbonwanegbe 2 wickets,32 runs,1 maiden in 10 overs and Taiwo Bakare 2-50 proved to be the best bowlers for FGCWOBCC in a match that confirmed the captain Wale Adeoye’s team over their counterparts from Warri.

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