Kamloops Cricket Club scores important victory (with slideshow)

The Kamloops Cricket Club batted first in its pivotal match against Abbotsford on Saturday at Rae-More Park in Rayleigh and racked up 182 runs, a total the visitors were unable to catch.

Kamloops (9-2-3) won 182-138 and its bid for promotion to Division 2 from Division 3 in the B.C. Mainland Cricket League remains intact.

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Kamloops has four matches remaining, its next against hometown Abbotsford (4-8-2) this Saturday.

The local cricket club is fourth in league standings and within striking distance of a top-two finish, which would result in promotion.

Kamloops bowler Rajendra Soni was named man of the match on the back of taking four wickets in eight overs and allowing 17 runs.

Simranjit Singh led Kamloops in batting, with 44 runs on 75 bowls.

Chandandeep Singh and Dhaval Admar was Kamloops’ top batting partnership on Saturday, combing for 37 runs on 45 bowls.

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