The Army has beaten the Royal Navy in the final Inter-Services T20 match of the day at Lord's Cricket Ground, to seal its fifth consecutive title.

Its cricketers passed the Navy's total of 125-8 in the penultimate ball of their innings after the two sides both beat the RAF earlier in the day.

The Air Force and Navy battled out a thrilling first match which saw them post the same total of 151 runs - but the Navy claimed victory as they had taken more wickets.

The RAF scored 145-5 but had six runs added for the Navy's slow run rate.

Match One: RAF vs RN

A brilliant innings from Navy opener Ben Kohler-Cadmore ended agonisingly with him on 99 not out.

Alvin Pollard was bowled by Ian Sinclair with the last ball of the innings, with the teams tied on 151.

The Army then won the second of the day's fixtures, beating the RAF by 73 runs.

They made 175-3 in their 20 overs and skittled the airmen out for 102. 

Match Two: Army vs RAF

The Army's Tade Carmichael won the man of the tournament for outstanding batting and bowling against the RAF. 

The triangular competition between the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force senior XI sides is fiercely competed and is one of a few tournaments that provides the opportunity to watch three games of high quality Twenty20 cricket in one day.

The Army has won the last four tournaments in a row. 

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First held in 2005 at the Army Cricket Ground at Aldershot, this is the eighth year that the tournament has been hosted by the MCC at Lord’s.

For all the players, the chance to step out on the hallowed turf and represent their service is seen as a great honour.

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