8 Nov 2010

Vanuatu rout Bhutan in Cricket League opener

11:28 am on 8 November 2010

Vanuatu thrashed Bhutan by 282 runs in their opening match of the ICC World Cricket League Division 8 tournament in Kuwait on Saturday.

Captain Andrew Mansale led the way with 87 off 81 balls, adding 154 alongside Johnathan Dunn.

Patrick Matautaava closed the innings by slogging 79 from just 43 deliveries as Vanuatu posted a mammoth score of 337 for 9.

Matautaava then assured himself the man of the match award with 4 for 11 in Bhutan's reply - an innings that lasted just 23.1 overs.