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Rebels cruise to eight-wicket win over Tyro
Derek Woods hit 39 while Bertram Percival took three for 14 as Rebels cruised to an eight-wicket win over Tyro as action continued in the BG T&T-sponsored Tyro Sports Club Windball League in Santa Cruz this week. Percival’s bowling effort kept Tyro limited to 78 for eight, batting first, as only Keith Jeffrey (14) and Michael Bayne (10) reached double figures. In reply, Rebels had no trouble getting to their target with Woods taking them home comfortably.
In other matches, Bertram James (36 no) and Jerome Duberry (25) rallied to give Jaggan United a nine-wicket win over Fire Service. Batting First, the firemen tallied a respectable 85 for five with Crayson Balkaran (27), Jeremy Carter (15) and Giovanni Sylvester (17) each making useful contributions. However, their efforts proved in vain as James and Durberry set up an easy win.
Tyro 78-8 (Keith Jeffrey 14, Michael Bayne 10, Bertram Percival 2-0-14-3) vs Rebels 83-2 (Derek Woods 39). Rebels won by eight wickets.
Fire Service 85-5 (12) (Crayson Balkaran 27, Jeremy Carter 15, Giovanni Sylvester 17) vs Jaggan United 88-1 (9.4)(Bertram James 36 no, Jerome Duberry 25). Jaggan United won by nine wickets.
Playmakers 83-5 (12) (Brandon Barath 20, Ramchard Ramcharan 3-0-12-4) vs Blood Brothers 83-7 (12)(Narindra Taylor 27, Shawn Joseph 19, Dwayne Jones 13, Ryan Bissoon 3-0-14-2). Blood Brothers won Super over 19-8
Combine Forces 80-6 (Falina Jack 18, Gillian Mason 10) vs Ball Players 68-9 (Gina Gonzales 9, Gail David 8, Natasha Trotman 3-0-16-2). Combine Forces won by 12 runs.
Combine Forces 90-3 (Tricia Marquis 38, Stechelle Jordan 22) vs Tamana United 67-5 (Lucy Bolah 13, Sylvia Bolah 19, Stacy Bolah 12 no). Combine Forces won by 23 runs.
United Progressors B 70-7 (Isaac Kennedy 12, Willis Mahadeo 14 no) vs Lawbreakers 71-4 (10.1) (Ronald Griffith 25 no, Kiran Bruce 3-0-17-3). Lawbreakers won by six wickets.
Tamana United 52 all out (12) (Kathleen Jacobs 10, Roxanne King 3-0-17-2, Shenelle Lord 3-0-11-3) vs Brooklyn Ladies 56-4 (12)(Monica Rajoo 15). Brooklyn won by six wickets.