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All-rounder Norway stars for Overcomers
Christian Norway was in fine form with both bat and ball to lead Overcomers to a comfortable six-wicket win over Law Breakers in the 45 and Over Division of the Tyro Sports Club 12-over cricket competition on May 20.
Bowling first, Norway’s superb spell restricted Law Breakers to a mediocre 71 all out. Norway finished with figures of five wickets for 20 runs in three overs. Alonzo McLeod was also among the wickets, taking two wickets for only three runs. Ronald Griffith top-scored with 14 for Law Breakers.
In reply, Overcomers rushed to 73/4 in 8.2 overs behind Norway’s unbeaten 50. Ryan Griffith was the pick of the bowlers, grabbing 3/16 in the losing effort.
In the Ladies Division, Jovanka Simon also had a brilliant all-round performance to guide Ball Players to a 33-run win over Brooklyn. Simon made 32, as Ball Players posted 119/6 in their 12 overs. National player Britney Cooper contributed 20, while Gail David made an unbeaten 18. Sherene Ramkissoon was the pick of the bowlers, snatching 3/19.
Chasing 120 for victory, Brooklyn could only muster 86/6. Simon took two wickets and also dried up the runs, conceding only 13 runs in three overs. Ria Mangroo was a bit expensive, grabbing 3/30 in three overs. Another national player, Shenelle Lord, made 15 for Brooklyn.
45 & Over Division
Law Breakers 71 (Ronald Griffith 14, Christian Norway 5/20, Alonzo McLeod 2/3) vs Overcomers 73/4 (8.2 overs) (Christian Norway 50 n.o., Ryan Griffith 3/16). Overcomers won by 6 wickets.
Big Man 68/8 (Newlin Paul 12, Richard Morang 11 n.o., Perry Jaggan 3/19, Elvis Braithwaite 2/8) vs Tyro 46/7 (Stephen Reyes 14, Perry Lezama 2/7). Big Man won by 22 runs.
Sunrise Youths vs United Progressors (A) - Sunrise Youths won by default
Blood Brothers 93/8 (Narindra Taylor 27, Roshan Ramcharan 13, Oboi Ferreira 6/11) vs Petit Bourg Progressors 67/9 (Rasheed Ali 13, Kendell Charles 4/8). Blood Brothers won by 26 runs.
Head Gone vs More Fire - Head Gone won by default
Club House 107/3 (Shawn De Silva 38, Andre Western 34 n.o., Sheldon Thomas 21, Bertram Percival 3/14) vs Rebels 108/5 (Percival 42, Derrick Woods 28). Rebels won by 5 wickets.
Ball Players 119/6 (Jovanka Simon 32, Britney Cooper 20, Gail David 18 n.o., Sherene Ramkissoon 3/19) vs Brooklyn 86/6 (Shenelle Lord 15, Ramkissoon 13, Simon 2/13, Ria Mangroo 3/30). Ball Players won by 33 runs.
Cricket Lovers 64/7 (Natalie Ninah 16, Amy Holder 15 n.o., Yvette Samuel 5/10) vs Tamana Utd 65/1 (7.2 overs) (Lucy Bolah 20 n.o., Sylvia Bolah 23 n.o.). Tamana Utd won by 9 wickets.
All Fours Competition
Blood Bath 13 bullseyes vs San Juan San Juan 7 bullseyes
Puncheon More Fire 11 vs Back Street 10
One Love 12 vs Saw Mill Warriors 8
Limers 18 vs Avengers 2
Back Street 13 vs Who’s Next 7
San Juan San Juan 12 vs Law Breakers 8
Who’s Next 19 vs Puncheon More Fire 10
Back Street 19 vs Hang Dem High 8
Blood Bath 19 vs Limers 18 - Knockout game
San Juan San Juan 19 vs Saw Mill Warriors 12 - Knockout game