Top four given a shake

first_imgThe previously unbeaten PAG Roosters in the Laurabada Pool (Mixed) had their first loss at the hands of the second placed PIH by only three runs.ANZ then added more salt to the wound, beating PIH in the next match as they scored 115 runs in reply to the Roosters’ 69 runs.Despite their two losses, Roosters still held onto first place, closely followed by PIH (2nd), PNG Ports (3rd) and SCAL, who round off the top four.Avurigo Pool (Mixed) leaders and reigning champions, AVIS, continued their unbeaten run with a comfortable 74 run victory over National Parliament.The match of the round for the Avurigo Pool belonged to the Digicel Reds and Credit Corporation.  The Reds’ outstanding fielding and bowling was enough to hold off a fast-finishing Credit Corporation to defend their score of 81 runs and win by nine runs.That win has shot the Reds into the top four with Water PNG surrendering their fourth spot with a big loss to third placed Rent a Tent.Meanwhile, the Men’s division reigning champions and Avala Pool leaders, Puma Energy, were given a scare by National Parliament.At the end of play, both teams were locked on 130 runs apiece to showcase what is to come during the final playoffs.In the other pool matches, BSP flexed their muscles with a mammoth win over IBS. The men in green amassed 245 runs and restricted IBS to -13 runs to keep their hunt on for the top spot. A second team surrendered their unbeaten tag in the competition with Lahara Pool (Men’s) pace setters, PIH, falling short by 27 runs against the fourth placed Tent Manufacturers. In another nail biter, third placed PAG Roosters held off a determined Moni Plus to win by a solitary run and hold onto third spot in the top four.Rigo Office kept up their pursuit of the top spot with victories over ANZ and Carpenters Shipping. Bmobile-Vodafone and Kina Bank also recorded victories.The points ladder:last_img read more