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Edo State Male U-15 team brushes aside Oyo, FCT and Kaduna State to win Gold in NYG 2018




Edo State VS Kaduna State (12/9/18).

Edo won the toss and elected to bat scoring a total of 123 runs all out in 19.4 overs

In the second innings, Kaduna put in a spirited performance especially the opening pair, but fell short of the required total with 90 runs all out in 19.3 overs

Edo State won by 33 runs to win Gold


1 EDO 3 3 0 0 +3.32 6
2 OYO 3 2 0 1 +1.34 4
3 KADUNA 3 1 0 2 +1.47 2
4 FCT 3 0 0 3 -7.77 0


DAY 1  

Game 1 Edo State vs Oyo State

Edo State won the toss and elected to bat first scoring a total of 55 runs all out in 14.5 overs

In the second innings, Edo state put up a decent fight, strength for strength and mettle for mettle to defend the score restricting Oyo State to a total of 54 runs all out in …overs

Ogbemudia Eweka took 5 wickets in 3.4 overs to clinch man of the match award.

Edo state won by 1 run


Edo State vs FCT

FCT arrived match venue late and lost the right to toss thereby seeding to Edo State the decision to bat or bowl first. Edo scored a total of 200 runs for the loss of 2 wickets in 20 overs

Selim Salau was exceptional with the bat scoring a total of 79 runs not out strongly supported by David Ogbimi (35) runs and Solomon Chilemanya (26) runs.


In the second innings, Edo State sent FCT to the cleaners after restricting them to a meager score of 34 runs all out in 5.4 overs

Ogbemudia Eweka continued his impressive bowling display with another 3 wicket haul supported by Godsfavour Okoro with 3 wickets as well.

Edo State won by 165 runs and secures a medal position.



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