The Sierra Leone Cricket Association (SLCA) executive has organized a 20 overs cricket match which started last Saturday at the Kingtom oval.
This match was organized to keep the players fit after the national league season as Sierra Leone is presently engaged in international competitions in three different categories.
In the first match RSLAF defeated Old Edwardians by 6 wickets. Old Edwardians took the crease and they made 124 runs all out in 19.1 overs with Bami Williams making the highest score of 27 runs. Olu Compagnie Coker made 25 runs, Mohamed Alie Bangura made 13 runs and Osman Koroma made 12 runs.
Bowling for the RSLAF was Ibrahim Koroma who took 2 wickets for 16 runs, followed by George Kpundeh who took 2 wickets for 21 runs. Alhaji Mansaray also took 2 wickets for 31 runs, Abubakarr Kamara took 1 wicket for 14 runs and Ibrahim Kabia also took 1 wicket for 30 runs.
When RSLAF took the crease they replied with 125 runs for 4 wickets with Ibrahim Kamara making the highest runs of 62 not out. George Kpundeh made 19 runs, and Ibrahim Mansaray also made 19 runs not out.
Bowling for Old Edwardians was Mohamed Alie Bangura who took 2 wickets for 18 runs, and Osman Koroma who took 1 wicket for 26 runs.
In the other match Police also defeated Mid-West by 6 wickets. Mid-West started the batting and made 85 runs all out in 13.3 overs with Emmanuel Pessima making the highest runs of 47 while Balowa Mansaray made 11 runs.
Bowling for Police, Sheka Kamara took 5 wickets for 27 runs, while Edward Marrah took 1 wicket for 14 runs and Ibrahim Sesay also took 1 wicket for 17 runs.
When the Sierra Leone Police took the crease they made 86 runs for 4 wickets in 13.1 overs with Mustapha Kallon making the highest runs of 28, followed by Ibrahim Sesay who made 24 runs while Desmond Coker made 18 runs.
Bowling for Mid-West was Alfred Charley who took 2 wickets for 29 runs.
The competition will continue this Saturday at the same venue.