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South, Tigers wrap up early

THE Portland and District Cricket Association’s under-16 competition began round four on Tuesday and at Cavalier Park, the match between South Portland and Portland Tigers came to an early conclusion.

Portland Tigers won the toss and decided to bat first, however the under-manned team would last just 19.4 overs before their innings came to an end at just 62 runs.

Rhys Cambridge top scored for Tigers with nine runs, while Tighe Warburton (2-4) and Chad Finck (2-7) were both damaging for South Portland.

With plenty of time remaining in the evening, South Portland not only began their innings but reached the required total too, reaching 8-71 after 23 overs.

Ty Matters (18) and Tighe Warburton (13) opened the batting together and put on 42 runs before the loss of a wicket.

Axel Cambridge was the best of the bowlers for Tigers with 2-5 from his four overs.

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