Nigeria March 4, 2009

Lagos win Nigerian cricket crown

Lagos have beaten defending champions Gateway by 30 runs to win the Nigerian club title at the superbly named Crocodile Cricket Club.

Lagos have beaten defending champions Gateway by 30 runs to win the Nigerian club title at the superbly named Crocodile Cricket Club.

Lagos won the toss and made 197 for 6 in their allotted 30 overs, with Olayemi Amusa leading the way with 50 from 54 balls. Gateway made a good start, Rotimi Adesanya smashing 61 off 49 balls, but fell away and were bowled out for 167.

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Martin Williamson is executive editor of ESPNcricinfo and managing editor of ESPN Digital Media in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

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