Mexico wins Americas Division 4 Championship

Tue, Jun 22, 2010 1:34 PM


Mexico wins Americas Division 4 Championship
Man of the Match Deepak Khurana's half-century helped Mexico clinch the ICC Americas Division 4 title by beating Costa Rica by 76 runs in the final game of the event played at Reforma Club, Mexico on Friday.

Put onto bat first, the hosts compiled 168-8 powered by Khurana's 56 in 35 balls with good support from Tarun Sharma (30). Sam Arthur (3-25) and David Crisp (3-43) were the pick of the bowlers for Costa Rica.

In reply, Costa Rica got off to a good start with skipper Julian Olivier smashing 39 runs as opening batsman. However, the team then crumbled under tight bowling pressure led by Rishi Taneja (3-20) to be dismissed for 92 all out in 17.3 overs.

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