2 April 2018
Kumeu Tape Tennis Ball Tournament Report:
Tape Tennis ball cricket is played in South Asia, and seems to be very popular. It is played with Tennis ball with electrical tape wrapped around it. 8 a side, and the game is usually over in 40 minutes and no pads/gloves or helmets required.
Kumeu cricket club organized their first ever Tape Tennis ball tournament on Easter Saturday, 8 teams participated (most of the teams were comprised of players of South Asian origin, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan).
8 Teams were split into two pools, top two teams from each pool made it to the Semi Finals.
First Semi Final was played between Be Indian and Afghan Zalmi , Be Indians were the winners.
2nd Semi Final was played between Sloggers and Epsom Lightening, Epsom Lightening were the winners.
Final was played Between Epsom Lightening and Be Indian, Batting first Be Indian scored 87 runs, Epsom Lightening chased the target with 3 overs to go.
Epsom lightening won the prize money of $500.
We would like to thank all the volunteers who helped us out on the day (with umpiring , scoring and running the bar).