On the 25th of February, 2023, the Isle of Man cricket team faced off against the Spanish national cricket team in a T20I match in La Manga, Spain. The result of the match was a shock to the cricketing world, as the Isle of Man were bowled out for a mere 10 runs, with Spain winning by 10 wickets.
It was an absolute disaster for the Isle of Man side, who were unable to deal with the exceptional bowling from the Spanish side. Atif Mehmood and Kamran both took four wickets each, with Mehmood only conceding six runs in his four overs. Lorne Burns also made an impact, taking two wickets in just four balls, as the Spanish side made light work of the Isle of Man’s batting lineup.
It was a crushing defeat for the Isle of Man side, who were unable to score any significant runs against the Spanish bowling attack. The Spanish side showed their dominance, with a clinical performance that saw them bowl out their opponents in just 8.4 overs. The match was over in a flash, as Spain chased down their target of 11 runs in just 0.2 overs.