A commanding century by Steve Gordon saw Prison win comfortably by 6 wickets against Police in a Money Express Division One game. Gordon, who opened the innings, featured in an unbroken 5th wicket partnership of 112 with Christopher Williams who was undefeated on 50.
When Kevin Basil edged Cleve Hunte to the ‘keeper’ to make the score 88-4, chasing 200, a match was on. But Gordon, who eventually ended on 103 not out, and Williams asserted themselves, took no chances and properly utilized the pluperfect track to escort Prison home safely.
Earlier Police were sent on the back foot by Prison’s opening bowler Oscar Owen’s spell of 3-11. Police’s recovery effort was led by a belligerent 90 by Pearson Best. They eventually rallied to 199-8. With Steve Gordon in such ominous touch, it proved not to be enough.
The other Division One match between Environmental All Stars and Esso, which promised so much intrigue, was rained out in the 17th over of Environmental’s innings.
The highlight was two searing drives by Walton Gooding from the bowling of ‘Ankles’ Williams. Environment had reached 73-3 when the rains came. Both teams get 2 points.
Brac secured an easy 116 run victory over Caledonian Bank when they played in the Brac on Saturday. Brac batted first, and amassed a healthy 294-7 in the allotted 40 overs.
Ian Morris top scored with 64, Ashton Ferguson made 51 n.o., and Sahadeo Sohan got 45. In reply Caledonian Bank was in debit by 111 runs, ending at 188-9.
Milton Corey was the main run getter, with 40. He was assisted by Chris Smith who made 36. Best bowlers for the Brac were David Lotin, 2-25, and Robert Levy, 2-35.
In the other match on home soil at Smith Road, Cayman Youth had a comfortable victory over Greenies 2. Greenies batted first and made 185-9. Tom Stephens 41 and Cameron Smith -37 were the main contributors towards Greenies’ innings. Youngsters Mark Chin, 2-31, and Gregory Smith, 2-41, had useful spells for schools. The youthful pair of Ricardo Roach, (40), and Roman Sealy, (33), along with 20 n.o. by Master Andy Myles, took Schools home.