Cobo Tigers top their group in the Channel Islands Cricket League


Cobo Tigers have guaranteed top spot in Group A of the Channel Island Cricket League after crushing reigning champions Old Victorians by 80 runs.

Ben Ferbrache hit 102 as Cobo scored 249-8 in their 50 overs before Gary Rich and Tim Ravenscroft each took three wickets as OV's were bowled out for 169 in reply.

OV's drop to fourth after Farmers beat bottom side Wanderers by six wickets.

Wanderers were out for 175 with Farmers reaching their target in 34.3 overs.

Kane Duffy hit 53 not out while Charles Perchard was 21 not out for the Jersey side.

Odey ORs, who did not play, are a point clear at the top of Group B after second-placed Sporting Club Francais tied with Argyll Investments at Grainville.

Argyll registered 246-8 with Dominic Rigby scoring 80, a score matched by Sporting Club as they were bowled out with two balls to spare.

Jame Brewster scored 96 for SCF while Max Ellis took 3-45 for Argyll, who are level on points with Sporting Club in third place.

The battle of the bottom two in Group B ended with Springfield beating St Ouen by two wickets at the FB Fields.

Martin Ahier scored 95 and Anthony Kay was 36 not out as St Ouen made 206-5, a score Springfield reached for the loss of eight wickets with more than 15 overs to spare.

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