Madrid United continued their charge for the Madrid Regional Title with a convincing victory over Triskell Taverners. The “Tavs” batted first and scored 121 all out. Top scorer was the opener Joe Churchin who managed to hit 44 whilst wickets were tumbling all around him. Madrid United’s skipper Ittifaq Ahmed took three wickets for the cost of 31 runs for his team.
United had little trouble in overtaking the Triskell total, making 124 for the loss of just five wickets. Opener Amer top scored with 55, while Tasawar chipped in with a fine 44. Churnin confirmed he was the standout player for Triskell on the day for taking two wickets for just 12 runs.
With recent defaults from Sonseca the title can go one of two ways, either for Madrid United or Madrid II CC. The Madrid second XI take on Sonseca tomorrow as the league reaches its closing stages.
Madrid United (20 points) beat Triskell Taverners (4 points) by 5 wickets.