Dragons surprise with dominant performances

Taipei Times
Date: May 03, 2020
By: Grant Dexter / Staff reporter

The Taiwan Dragons’ Adam Hopkins, center, plays a big shot during their Taipei T10 League cricket match against the Hsinchu Titans at the Yingfeng Cricket Ground yesterday.
Photo courtesy of Priya Purswaney

The Taiwan Dragons produced a surprise pair of dominant performances at the Taipei T10 Cricket League yesterday, winning their two games, although the TCA Indians topped Group 1.

The Dragons upset the Hsinchu Titans with some strong hitting after being sent in to bat in the first match on the third day of competition.

Rishi Josula clattered 43 runs with four fours and three sixes in just 22 deliveries to set a batting standard that was not bettered at the Yingeng Cricket Ground yesterday.

He and Adam Hopkins (23) put on 58 for the second wicket after opener Athula Senadeera contributed 16 from 10. The partnership took the Dragons to 112, the highest team total of the super-short-format tournament so far.    [FULL  STORY]

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