Posted 11 June 2013 13:08

By Martin Cheruiyot,

11th June 2013

The second Batch of matches  in the ongoing Nairobi Metropolitan
softball league took place at the United States International
University (USIU )  grounds on Saturday 08th 2013.

photo: USIU Base player tackling The Ryderz Runner (kelvin Njenga)

The matches saw The Newly formed The Ryderz Softball club battle with
league newcomers USIU in the first match .Ryders proved very Strong
for The States men by thrashing them 31 runs to 11. The Ryderz boasting a
very experienced side dominated all the for three innings played
snatching an average of ten runs in each .The states boys playing their first Match
played very well holding ryderz at bay in the first inning ,According
to their captain the team was satisfied with their performance and is
confident of an improvement in the coming matches .

In The second Match MMU Stormers played JKUAT Main’s “Team wisdom” in
a fierce match which saw  the Rongai based “Stormers” awarded a win by
the field umpire after some of Team wisdom players disagreed  in the middle of the third inning.The dispute was however settled after the game .

The last match of the day saw reigning women’s league champions Team
phoenixes face  former champs” team crusaders “.The phoenixes
humiliated the crusaders by thrashing them 15 runs to nil after
capitalizing on the poor pitching by the crusader’s to emerge  the
victors in the match .