The match between Ft. Lauderdale Lions and Orlando Galaxy was played at the Broward State Stadium as part of the Minor League Cricket Minor League Cricket Atlantic Conference Twenty20 tournament. Ft. Lauderdale Lions won a hard-fought game with a 9-run victory over the Adi Orlando Galaxy.
Tagenarine Chanderpaul was awarded the “Man of the Match” award for his brilliant innings of 77 runs.
Ft. Lauderdale Lions got off to a strong start with Tagenarine Chanderpaul leading the way. Chandrapaul’s explosive innings of 77 off 49 balls, which included 4 fours and 4 sixes, set the tone for the Lions’ batting.
Omari Williams (16 runs) and Zachary Sattur (28 runs) also contributed to the total. Despite a strong effort, the Lions lost wickets at regular intervals and their innings ended for 160 runs in 20 overs. Hardik Desai and Sumit Sehrawat took 3 and 2 wickets respectively for Orlando Galaxy.
Chasing a target of 161 runs, Orlando Galaxy had to face a strong challenge from Foote. Lauderdale Lions bowling. Dimitri Adams (12 runs), Meetul Patel (42 runs) and Praveen Bora (38 runs) were the top scorers in the Orlando Galaxy innings.
Lauderdale Lions claimed 4 crucial wickets with Herlando Johnson, Isaiah Rajah, Bryan Gayle and Ryan Persaud also picking up wickets. Despite Orlando Galaxy ended their innings with 151 runs for the loss of 8 wickets.