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Ahmad Raihan’s fiver helps Yadavas Tigers kick off title defense in style

  • Suresh Subramanian

    Contributor

Jakarta   /   Tue, January 14 2020   /  02:05 am

After a long break for the holidays, the cricketing action in Jakarta kicked off with the start of the Advanced Offshore JCA league this weekend. Current title holders the Yadavas Chairos Tigers began their title defense in style winning both their games this Sunday.The threatened wet weather stayed off long enough to ensure all three games of this weekend finished without any interruptions at the Cibubur cricket ground. The Yadavas Chairos Tigers took on the Jakarta Barbarians in the first game of the season, a 40-over game, played on Saturday.The Barbarians chose to bat first and would soon regret that decision as Gede Darma Arta with support from his other bowlers swung the pink ball well enough to have the Jakarta Barbarians in all sorts of trouble at 21 for three. Eki Antaria fought valiantly at one end but did not get support from anyone else as Fernandes Nato and Gamantika kept up...