Arnos Vale, St. Vincent – June 6, 2017 – Police Two encounters some strong opposition while Victors One just surrendered without a fight when the National Lotteries Authority SVG Cricket Association Inc. 2017 Premier Division continued on June 3rd and 4th.
National Lotteries Authority Premier Division 

After dominating their opponents in their last three encounters, Police Two had to recruit reinforcements to prevent further damage, when they took on Guardian General Saints at the Arnos Vale Playing Field. Police Two batted first and were dismissed for 176. Desron Maloney led the way with 80 while Salvan Browne added 27. Ray Charles bagged 5 for 31 bowling for Guardian General Saints. Saints then took first innings honors as they totalled 234 all out. Brothers Romel Currency and Sunil Ambris scored 64 and 53 respectively, while Travis Cumberbatch 38 not out and Ray Charles 25, made valuable contributions at the back end of the innings. Darius Martin 4 for 58 and Kenneth Dember 4 for 99 picked up the wickets for the Lawmen.

At the Sion Hill playing field, Flow Radcliffe had an easy win by default over Victors One.

The weekend of June 10th and 11th will see two premier division matches down for decision. Team Rivals will take on Carl Joseph Law Chambers ASCO at Park Hill while Flow Radcliffe and Guardian General Saints go head to head at the Sion Hill playing field.

National Lotteries Authority 50 Overs Sunday League

The Quarter Finalists in the NLA 50 overs Sunday League have been decided, following the games played on Sunday June 4th.

At the Buccament playing field, St. Vincent Coorperative Bank Glamorgan had an eight runs win over Edward Conliffe Belfongo. Glamorgan scored 168 all out in 29.1. Cassius Welcome scored 26. Bowling for Belfongo, Oswald Soleyn 4 for 44 and Vertil Davis 3 for 24 were the main wicket takers. Belfongo in reply fell just short and ended on 160 all out in 28 overs. Travis Cumberbatch 31 and Nicos Davis 26 led the way with the bat. Godfrey Brewster 3 for 28, Pat Warner 3 for 49 and Adolphus Campbell 3 for 52 combined their bowling efforts to secure the win for Glamorgan.

At Arnos Vale Two, Defending Champions Smashers had a narrow 13 runs win over Victors Two. Smashers were dismissed for 113 in 21.2 overs with Carlton Woodly 23 and Ronald Scott 22. Shemick  Roberts 5 for 50 and Leon Quashie 3 for 30 picked up the wickets for Victors Two. In reply, Victors Two were restricted to 100 all out in 20.1 overs. Marvin Harry 6 for 34, Anthony Charles 2 for 27 and Javid Harry 2 for 38 did the damage for Smashers.

At the Stubbs playing field, Combined Youths had the biggest win of the weekend in the Sunday League, when they defeated Ruddy’s Electrical Unique Warriors by 76 runs. Combined Youths totalled 183 all out in 49.5 overs. Jordon Samuel 55 and Geron Wyllie 43 led the batting for the Youths. Reginald Jeffery and Parnel Browne picked up 3 for 29 and 3 for 37 respectively. Unique Warriors in reply were dismissed for 107 in 19.3 overs. Ansil Hooper showed the only resistance with 23. Geron Wyllie took 2 for 23 while five wickets went via the run out route.

With one preliminary game yet to be played and the final positions yet to be sorted, defending champions Smashers, Providence Electronic Solutions North Leeward, Radcliffe Too and Victors Two have qualified to the quarterfinals from Group A. The quarter finalists from Group B in the order they finished  include French Verandah SVG Community College, Ruddy’s Electrical Unique Warriors, Combined Youths and Edwards Conliffe Belfongo.

One quarter final game will be played this weekend. Defending champions Smashers will square off with Edward Conliffe Belfongo at Stubbs on Sunday June 11th.

Prepared by

Roxell John

Media Release

This is an official media release of the St. Vincent & the Grenadines Cricket Association Inc.