West Coast Warriors thump Vipers CC in first Commonwealth League clash

The West Coast Warriors were perfect in their opening clash.

THE West Coast Warriors, made up of local and US-based players defeated the Vipers Cricket Club by 10 wickets when action bowled off on Sunday in the Commonwealth 30-Overs League, at the Flushing Meadows in Queens.

The side, which includes several Zeeburg Sports Club cricketers, were led by their coach/player Avi Dhanpaul. Dhanpaul spun his way to 3-21 to help bowl out the Vipers for 53 in 13.3 overs. Support came from medium pacer Rajin Rahaman. The skipper finished with 2-9. In reply, the West Coast Warriors raced to 54 without losing a wicket in 3.3 overs.

Balbinder Shivpersaud exploded for 24, while Chandrapaul belted 20 runs.
Twenty-four teams in the league will play round-robin games until August.
This is the West Coast Warriors’ first season and they are currently sponsored by Bronx business Sanjays Plallet.