Brazil July 14, 2008

Candangos the champions of Brazil

Candangos cricket club are the Distrito Federal Champions after having to use a run rate count to determine the winners

Candangos cricket club are the Distrito Federal Champions after having to use a run rate count to determine the winners. Ian Webster of the Candangos managed to clinch the championship with 40 not out in four-and-a-half overs, helping to bump up the run rate to win by 0.2 runs - a very exciting finish to a championship.

The 7th Ambassador’s XI game was played on June 21 and Great Britain won by 130 runs. Matt Featherstone, the Brazil captain, played his first Ambassador’s game and struck 78. Michael Dobson (GB) was Man of the Match with an unbeaten 52 not out and four wickets.

With this win, the results stand Australia 4 Great Britain 3.

Will Luke is assistant editor of ESPNcricinfo

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  • Courtney Waddell on October 3, 2008, 22:55 GMT

    It's great to read that cricket is still being played in Brasilia. Does the Club have its own ground or are games still being played in the park? Greetings to John Landers, Steve DeCastro and the other members.

  • Courtney Waddell on October 3, 2008, 22:55 GMT

    It's great to read that cricket is still being played in Brasilia. Does the Club have its own ground or are games still being played in the park? Greetings to John Landers, Steve DeCastro and the other members.

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  • Courtney Waddell on October 3, 2008, 22:55 GMT

    It's great to read that cricket is still being played in Brasilia. Does the Club have its own ground or are games still being played in the park? Greetings to John Landers, Steve DeCastro and the other members.