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John Grima named best fielder at Over 60s Cricket World Cup in India

John Grima has just concluded his participation at the Over 60s Cricket World Cup held in Chennai, India.

The Mellieħa resident, aged 65, was chosen to represent the Rest of the World XI during the prestigious tournament and he put on a great display as he was named as the best fielder of the competition.

The tournament was won by Australia who finished ahead of England, Canada and hosts India.

Grima, who initially played for Malta starting in 1992 and participated in the European Championships, later became a member of the Marsa Cricket Club, engaging in various competitions such as the European Cricket Series.

His last international match for Malta occurred in 2023 against Romania.

Beyond his playing career, Grima has also officiated international cricket matches, including Gibraltar vs Bulgaria and Malta vs Switzerland.

Currently serving as the official scorer for both the Malta men’s and women’s national cricket teams, Grima’s involvement in the cricketing community extends to various capacities.

John Grima (left) in action for the Rest of the World Selection at the Over 60s Cricket World Cup.

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