Arnos Vale, St. Vincent – Police secured full points. In one of two matches in the Premier Division, Police Two flexed their muscles and authority as they humbled Victors One by 10 wickets at the Arnos Vale Playing Field. Victors One were dismissed for 181 in their first innings with Keron Cottoy getting 38 and Urnel Thomas 30. Kevin Abraham picked up 4 for 49 and Dillon Douglas 3 for 10 bowling for Police Two, who replied with 255 for 8 declared, behind a well played 108 not out by Salvon Browne. Solomon Bascombe 3 for 63 and Keron Cottoy 3 for 82 go amongst the wickets for Victors One, who were shot out for 83 in their second turn at the crease. Only Keron Cottoy with 32 got any significant score to note.   Darius Martin grabbed 5 for 30 for Police Two, who took eleven deliveries to get to their victory target of 10, without the loss of a wicket.

Then the youthful Flow Radcliffe dominated their senior counterparts of Flow Rivals, to stay on top of the Premier division standings, when they took first inning honors in a drawn match at the Sion Hill Playing field.  Flow Radcliffe needed the services of just two bowlers; Othneil Lewis who took 5 for 53 and  Asif Hooper 4 for 50, to wrap up the Flow Rivals first innings in 23.4 overs for a total of 106. Only Javed Williams with 29 got any score of note for Flow Rivals.  In reply, Half centuries from Tijorn Pope 71, Gidron Pope 57 and Shamon Hooper 51, propelled Flow Radcliffe to 251 for 5 when the match was called off. Hyron Shallow was the best bowler for Flow Rivals with 2 for 66.

In the National Lotteries fifty over First Division, Smashers handed Police One their second defeat in as many matched by 56 runs at Buccament. Buoyed by a blistering forty five ball 94 from Ronald Scott, that was decorated by nine sixes and eight fours, Smashers totaled 245 all out in 28.5 overs. Gosnel Cupid picked up 4 for 41 with the ball for Police One, who replied with 189 all out in 37.1 overs. Gosnel Cupid came back with the bat to be unbeaten on 53 while Winston Samuel made 32. Javid Harry 4 for 30 and Kesworth Lewis 3 for 34 secured the victory for Smashers.

Strike Eagles were flying high as they abased the French Verandah SVG Community College by nine runs at Stubbs. Strike Eagles squandered a pleasing start to be dismissed for 125, after being 115 for 2 at one stage.  Keroy Roberts 43 and Kevin Peters 31 were their main scorers. Jerden Jacobs 5 for 15 and Azar Williams 5 for 31 shared the wicket for the college unit. Strike Eagles then initiated a similar batting demise of the French Verandah SVG Community College, as they crashed from 92 for 3 to 116 all out. Derron Matthews stroked 42. Kenroy Roberts came back with the ball to take 4 for 10 while Chris Humphrey 4 for 38 did the damage for Strike Eagles.

At Arnos Vale Two, Coreas Distribution Belfongo had the better of Victors Two by 81 runs. Coreas Distribution Belfongo got up to 233 all out in 31.4 overs. They were led by Andre Hunt who was left not out on 68 while Vincent Cupid added 38. Kishore Shallow picked up his second five wicket hall in as many matches, 5 for 83, to be Victors Two most successful bowler. In reply, Victors Two fell short at 152 all out in 26.4 overs, with Marcus McCoy scoring 35. Andre Hunt completed an excellent all-round performance as he returned with the ball to bag 5 for 40 for Belfongo.

Prepared by,

Roxell John
Media Liason (Local Competitions)
SVG Cricket Association Inc.


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