London Tigers roar to Victoria Park Cricket Cup success

London Tigers 164-4 beat Tower Hamlets 139-7 by 25 runs

London Tigers clinched the Victoria Park Community Cricket League Cup last week thanks to a dramatic victory against Tower Hamlets.

Tigers won the toss and elected to bat first, with the highlight of their innings a 72-run second-wicket partnership from Tamim (50 retired) and Miron (28).

In the end, Tigers reached 164-4 from their 16 overs, setting up a tense second half to the match, as Soyfur Rahman (2-42) was the pick of the bowlers for Tower Hamlets.

In reply, Tower Hamlets started strongly, with Mehdi’s 64 leading the way.

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He was well supported by Mahbubul (38) but three run-outs in the space of two overs turned the momentum towards the Tigers.

Tower Hamlets stayed in touch until two wickets from Radfi (2-44) in his last over almost finished the team off.

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Mehdi later returned, but could not save the day as Hamlets were bowled out in the 13th over, leaving Tigers the clear winners by 25 runs.

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