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.