Deep Patel, Avengers captain accepts champions trophy from Cricket NL president Dave Liverman

The Avengers won the fall league, despite losing their unbeaten record in a final round loss.
The Sharks needed a win against NSK to keep their chance of the title alive, but fell short. NSK made 77 from their 8 overs, led by 33 from Adeel Ilyas, supported by 14 from Talha Riaz and 13 from Neelav Diwan. Abishek took 2 wickets in his first over to put the Sharks on the back foot, and they never recovered, making 34 from their 8 overs. The win allowed NSK to move into second place over the Sharks, tied on points but just ahead on net run rate.
In the second match, the Knight riders made 67 from overs, thanks to 27 from Messam, and the Royal Challengers fell just short in a close match.
The final match of the tournament saw Avalon CC upset the Avengers. An excellent bowling performace from ACC, led by Arif’s 3 overs for 9 runs and 2 wickets retricted the Avengers to just 43. The Avengers fought hard but ACC won in the final over, led by 19 from Nadeem Saqlain.


Final table

  Games Won Lost Tied/NR Net RR Points
Avengers 6 5 1 0 3.85 10
Sharks 6 4 2 0 0.92 8
NSK 6 4 2 0 1.26 8
Avalon CC 6 3 3 0 0.8 6
Knight Riders 6 2 4 0 -0.4 4
Royal Challengers 6 1 4 1 -1.7 3
PSA 6 1 3 1 -4.62 3
NSK, ACC and supporters
Talha, NSK skipper, with runner’s up trophy

We thank Manvir for his hard work in organizing a fine tournament.