Arnos Vale, St. Vincent – The national T20 competitions bowled off on the weekend. In the SVGCA Female T20 competition, JG Tigress and sons made light work of CJ MSDA Jules Anthony Northern Girls by ten wickets. CJ MSDA Jules Anthony Northern Girls 43 all out. Isha Williams 3 for 8, Stacy-Ann Adams and Samantha Cain 2 for 4 each while Glendeen Turtin 2 for 12 wrapped up the Northern Girls innings in 16.2 overs. In reply, JG Tigress and sons took 7 overs without the loss of a wicket in reaching 44.
In the National Lotteries Authority Neil Williams T20, Strike Eagles struck gold in their two opening matches on the weekend. Strike Eagles had the better of Dominic Sutherland Lloyd Lewis Memorial cricket team by six wickets. Dominic Sutherland Lloyd Lewis Memorial cricket team scored 110 for 7 in 18 overs. Ricky King led the batting with 32. Keyan Dowers 2 for 16 and Adrian Stapleton 2 for 20 picked up wickets for Strike Eagles who reached 111 for 4 off 14.5 overs. Ozico Williams led the way with 40 while Keyan Dowers added 30 not out.
Strike Eagles then made it two wins in two with a commanding 106 runs thumping of Vee Jays Roof Top and Bar North Windward. Strike Eagles 176 all out in 20 overs. Ozico Williams 63 off 37 balls and Joey Liverpool 36 shared a first-wicket stand of 91. Jemouth Brackin took 3 for 36 for Vee Jays Roof Top and Bar North Windward, who were then bundled out for 70 in 13.1 overs. Devon Charles bagged 5 for 14 to secure the win for Strike Eagles.
Guardian General Saints also dismissed their two challengers with victories in both matches on the weekend. Firstly they battled to a close 2 runs win over Victors One, in a match reduced to 15 overs per innings. Guardian General Saints mustered up 102 for 7 in their allotment with Jeremy Layne 34 and Sunil Anbris 28 their principal scorers. Luke Wilson 3 for 21 and Solomon Bascombe 2 for 17 got amongst the wickets for Victors One, who stopped at 100 for 6 when their overs ran out. Mile Bascombe 40 was not enough to take his team home. Jeremy Layne returned with the ball to take 2 for 14 while Jeremy Haywood took 2 for 19.
Guardian General Saint’s second win was more convincing, a 93 runs win over Police One. Guardian General Saint 171 for 9 in 20 overs, led by Sunil Ambris 54. Gerald Gould picked up 3 for 26 for the lawmen who were never in the hunt, dismissed for 78 in 14 overs. Danson Andrews scored 39. Rayon Williams too 3 for 24 for the Saints Unit.
Recent losing finalist in the NLA First Division, Keegan’s Bequia XI, had an easy win over Victors Two, defeating them by 60 runs. Keegan’s Bequia XI 150 for 8 from 20 overs. Chelson Stowe stroked 66 from 38 balls. Zimron Providence 3 for 32, Kishore Shallow 2 for 21 and Adinol Richards 2 for 28 picked up wickets for Victors Two, who in reply fell short at 90 for 7 in their 20 overs. Romoni Mars made 31. Jenry Ollivierre took 2 for 9 for Keegan’s Bequia XI.
Pollard Investment North Windward held off Flow Radcliffe by 8 runs. Pollard Investment North Windward 124 all out in 20 overs with Shem browne 36 and Razine Browne 27. Othneil Lewis 3 for 18 and Richie Richards 3 for 33 picked up wickets for Flow Radcliffe who were restricted to 116 for 6 when their overs ran out. Razine Browne returned with the ball to take 3 for 17.
Police Two locked away CJ MSDA Jules Anthony Northern Stars by 84 runs. Salvan Browne’s 65 pushed Police Two to 165 for 7 in their allotment of 20 overs. Winston Samuel took 2 for 32 bowling for CJ MSDA Jules Anthony Northern Stars, who only managed 81 in reply from 15.4 overs. Salvan Spencer picked up 3 for 17 with the ball for Police Two.
And Police One came away winners by 19 runs over Vee Jays Roof Top and Bar North Windward. Police One 138 for 9 in their 20 overs of which Gosnel Cupid scored 47. Oneil Thomas’ 3 for 15 were the best figures from a Vee Jays Roof Top and Bar North Windward bowler, who in replied only got to 120 all out in 19.2 overs. Kimali Williams 3 for 22, Vertis Davis 2 for 21 and Gerald Gould 2 for 28 combined to restrict the Vee Jays Roof Top and Bar North Windward batters.
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