Uphill Calypsos sneak the first 2020 victory

PUBLISHED: 13:22 02 July 2007 | UPDATED: 11:14 24 May 2010

The first match of the new North Gear 2020 Premier League featured Bedminster Bulldogs against Uphill Castle Calypsos in front of an enthusiastic crowd displaying a pace close to 2020 County Level. Both batting, bowling and fielding was produced to perfe

The first match of the new North Gear 2020 Premier League featured Bedminster Bulldogs against Uphill Castle Calypsos in front of an enthusiastic crowd displaying a pace close to 2020 County Level. Both batting, bowling and fielding was produced to perfection by both teams and Bedminster Bulldogs ended their 20 overs on- 201-8. In Uphill's ninth over, at 103-5, the match was stopped due to rain and Uphill won by three runs using the Duckworth-Lewis method.Uphill's captain John Davidson said: "We are delighted to win the first North Gear 2020 match ever and its a great format to be a part of. "Playing in coloured clothing gives the game pace and both teams delivered great 2020 cricket today. As a team we played some of our best cricket and we are looking forward to our next matches in this well-organised tournament."North Gear 2020 Premier League takes 2020 cricket to local communities, building the second 2020 division in the UK played to the first-class format in coloured clothing. The first match proved that premier league clubs can produce some real high quality entertainment and this summer is set to bring many more exciting matches. The grand finals day will be played on September 30 and will be televised by Sky Sports.

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