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Charles guides La Familia to 10-wicket win
Devon Charles hit an unbeaten 47 as La Familia de Cricket surged to a 10-wicket win over Fire Service as action continued in the BG T&T/Councillor TYRO Sports Club Day/Night Windball Cricket League in Santa Cruz last week. Batting first, Fire Services were limited to 58 all out with Jeremy Carter topscoring with 25. La Familia cruised to 59 without loss as Charles made merry against some wayward bowling.
In other matches, Imran Hosein contributed with both bat and ball to guide the unbeaten Head Gone to a comfortable, eight-wicket win over Blood Brothers. Hosein had impressive figures of 2-0-2-3 to restrict Blood Brothers to 58 for nine with Jai Teemal (2-0-9-2) and Pernell Joseph (3-0-19-2) also proving hard to get away. He then chipped in with an unbeaten 11 as his side eased to 60 for two for the win.
Blood Brothers 58-9 (Imran Hosein 2-0-2-3, Jai Teemal 2-0-9-2, Pernell Joseph 3-0-19-2) vs Head Gone 60-2 (7) ( Afriz Khan 21, Imran Hosein 11 n.o.). Head Gone won by eight wickets.
Fire Service 58 all out (Jeremy Carter 25) vs La Familia de Cricket 59-0 (Devon Charles 47 n.o.). La Familia won by 10 wickets.
Drifters 88-7 (Sherwin Raymond 41, Andy Ruiz 16, Dilip Ramlogan 2-0-13-2) vs Lawbreakers 53 all out (Rohan Parson 10, Riaz Ali 16, Kent Britto 3-0-11-4). Drifters won by 35 runs.
United Progressors 116-8 (Denzil Joseph 22, Dillon Mahadeo 15, Dexter Chaitlal 2-0-19-3) vs Overcomers 64-5 (Ravi Shivnanan 15). Progressors won by 52 runs.
45 & over
Drifters 101-6 (Brent Durity 45, Anthony Guevara 3-0-22-3) vs TYRO 95-5 (Earl Edwards 22 n.o., Sheldon Belcon 2-0-9-2). Drifters won by six runs.
Officials 88-8 (Dexter Ramdhanie 36, Joe Quashie 19, Anderson Nesbitt 3-0-9-2, Kirt Francis 2-0-19-2) vs Rebels 71-7 (Frankie Paul 25, Marlon Oliver 12 n.o., Kenneth Joseph 3-0-6-3). Officials won by 17 runs.
Big Men 74-7 (Keith Ramrasray 32, Michael Solozabno 2-0-8-2) vs Drifters 78-3 (Sherwin Raymond 31 n.o., Ricardo Rajnauth 2-0-12-2). Drifters won by seven wickets.
Combine Forces 84-6 (Shane De Silva 25 n.o.) vs Talk Nah 70-7 (Marisha Nickie 14 n.o., Vanessa Watts 10, Monique McClatchie 11, Lysta Hernandez 11, Natasha Troothman 3-0-13-2). Combine Forces won by 14 runs.
Tamana United 92-8 (Christine Bolah 24, Sylvia Bolah 17, Vanessa Watts 3-1-12-3) vs Talk Nah 82-6 (Antoinette Modeste 10 n.o., Ulman Morang 13, Monique McLathie 10, LeeAnn Kirby 2-0-5-2). Tamana won by 10 runs.