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Vanuatu beats Fiji by 37 runs

August 28, 2018 12:09 am

Cricket Fiji’s dream of qualifying to the ICC East Asia T20 Regional finals have been dealt with a major blow after the side lost against Vanuatu this morning.

Vanuatu thrashed the Fijian side with 37 runs in the qualifiers at Albert Park in Suva.

The visitors won the toss plus opted to bat first and scored 158 runs in 20 overs.

In reply, Fiji only managed to score 121 runs.

The results now means that Papua New Guinea has qualified to regional finals after getting its fourth straight win defeating Samoa by five runs.

Fiji and Vanuatu will now fight for the second place in-order to qualify to the finals alongside PNG.

Fiji now faces PNG in its next match later today.