Luxembourg crowned winners of T20 Tri-series at Pierre Werner Oval - Image by Luxembourg Cricket Federation

Luxembourg have been crowned winners of the T20 Tri-series involving themselves as host’s, Czech Republic and Malta after staying undefeated in the double round-robin league tournament held from 06th – 08th Jul, 2018 at Pierre Werner Oval in Walferdange, Luxembourg.

Malta finished 2nd in the tournament after twin victories over Czech Republic after being on the losing side in both the matches against Luxembourg. This was the second International tournament on a trot for Luxembourg and Czech Republic after their participation in the 2018 Central Europe Cup in Prague, were Switzerland were the eventual champions.

Brief Scores:

Match#1: Malta 163/8 in 20 overs (Nowell Khosla 55, Andrew Naudi 42, Bikram Arora 21, Aanand Pandey 2/27, Suhail Sadiq 2/31, Reinhardt Heyns 1/13) lost to Luxembourg 164/4 in 18.5 overs (Vikram Vijh 68 n.o, Tony Whiteman 44, Reinhardt Heyns 23, Amar Sharma 3/27, Matthew Towns 1/25) by 6 wickets

Action from Luxembourg T20 Tournament at Pierre Werner Oval – Image by Luxembourg Cricket Federation

Match#2: Luxembourg 178/7 in 20 overs (James Barker 56, Aanand Pandey 49 n.o, Girish Venkateswaran 33, Reinhardt Heyns 21, Paul Taylor 4/24, Sameera Maduranga 2/36) beat Czech Republic 160/9 in 20 overs (Sudesh Wickramesinghe 62, Hilal Ahmad 27, Reinhardt Heyns 3/14, Pankaj Malav 3/23, Tony Whiteman 2/22) by 18 runs

Action from Luxembourg T20 Tournament at Pierre Werner Oval – Image by Luxembourg Cricket Federation

Match#3: Czech Republic 147/5 in 20 overs (Sudesh Wickramesinghe 52, Sudhir Gladson 29, Matthew Towns 2/24, Waseem Abbas 1/35) lost to Malta 151/5 in 18.5 overs (Nowell Khosla 48, Basil George 39, Niraj Khanna 20, Lukas Fencl 2/22, Arun Ashokan 1/19, Sudesh Wickramesinghe 1/24) by 5 wickets

Action from Luxembourg T20 Tournament at Pierre Werner Oval – Image by Luxembourg Cricket Federation

Match#4: Malta 146/9 in 20 overs (Zohaib Rais 32, Bikram Arora 24, Nowell Khosla 25, Amar Sharma 18, Suhail Sadiq 3/29, Pankaj Malav 2/26, Mohit Dixit 1/25) lost to Luxembourg 150/4 in 15.5 overs (Girish Venkateswaran 50 n.o, Reinhardt Heyns 38, Tony Whiteman 29, Waseem Abbas 1/17, Andrew Naudi 1/32, Amar Sharma 1/32) by 6 wickets

Action from Luxembourg T20 Tournament at Pierre Werner Oval – Image by Luxembourg Cricket Federation

Match#5: Czech Republic 175/7 in 20 overs (Sudesh Wickramasinghe 85, Arun Ashokan 36, Lukas Fencl 22 n.o, Mohit Dixit 3/33, Vikram Vijh 2/38, Suhail Sadiq 1/15) lost to Luxembourg 178/3 in 16.1 overs (Mohit Dixit 77 n.o, Vikram Vijh 37, Girish Venkateswaran 24, Reinhardt Heyns 23, Sudesh Wickramesinghe 1/17) by 7 wickets

Action from Luxembourg T20 Tournament at Pierre Werner Oval – Image by Luxembourg Cricket Federation

Match#6: Czech Republic 127/9 in 20 overs (Naveed Ahmaed 32, Lukas Fencl 25 n.o, Sudesh Wickramesinghe 18, Amar Sharma 3/12, Zohaib Rais 3/19, Haroon Mughal 1/19) lost to Malta 132/4 in 16.2 overs (Basil George 60 n.o, Amar Sharma 24, Michael Nazir 20, Lukas Fencl 1/26, Paul Taylor 1/26) by 6 wickets

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