After a five-wicket defeat at the hands of the mighty If Panthers in the first match, Efira Shark made a strong comeback defeating MT Bulls and won the second match of the Vanuatu Trophy League 2020 played on Saturday at Vanuatu Cricket Stadium in their Hybrid Oval . Defeated by four wickets. In the league's third match, Efira Shark won the toss and chose the first fielding.
MT Bulls had a poor start to the innings, losing three crucial wickets - Patrick Matawe (0), Clement Tommy (5), Andrew Mansley (0) - within five runs. Subsequently, Phillip Zion and Eddie Mansley played crucial innings of 20 and 23 runs to take the team to 61 for six in the stipulated 10 overs. Obed Yosef bowled brilliantly for the Ifira Sharks, taking two wickets for two runs. Stephen Sandy, Vince Vira, Apollinaire Stephen and Nalin Nipico all took one wicket each.
In response, opener Nalin Nipiko played an unbeaten and fast innings of 33 not out from 24 balls and led the Ifra Sharks to victory against Mark in just 8.5 overs. Patrick Mattaw and Eddie Mansley took two wickets each for MT Bulls, while Andrew Mansley and Godfrey Mangau took one wicket each.
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