Prison Cricket Club began the
latest round of Division 1 matches with a convincing win against Greenies 1 at
the Smith Road Oval.
Batting first Greenies 1 were
limited to 183 runs with Craig Scott 38, Ian Rotsey 31 and the consistent
Michael Reid 31. Bowling for the first time for Prison, Francis Christian
played the attacking role and took 3 wickets while older brother Gerard was
very economical bowling 10 overs for 24 runs.
Steve Gordon stroked 3 sixes and 4
fours in making 76no, and was assisted by captain Mohamed 38, Charles Greaves
24 and Ryan Ebanks 20. Prison won by 5 wickets.
Over at the Jimmy Powell Oval, LIME
Schools shortage of batting form was evident as Police bowled the youngsters
out for just 63 runs. Niguel Strough had excellent figures of 6 wickets for 15.
Police won by 10 wickets.
There was real tension at Jimmy
Powell Oval when UCCI/West Bay played Paramount DTA. UCCI/West Bay continued
their successful season with Zitroy Robertson scoring an exciting 80.
He was assisted by Stedman Gray
29n.o and Perry George 24. Paul Rampersaud took 3 wickets for Paramount DTA.
Not to be out done Paramount DTA top order lead by Adrian Wright 49 and supported
by Leon Watson, Lawrence McIntoch
and Robert Moore took up the challenge but ran out of stream and fell short by
31 runs. Everard Gardiner took 4 wickets.
JJ”S C.C. has thrown out the
challenge that they have the answer for Division 2 this year making short work
of Wellys/Cayman Doors and winning by 9 wickets. Garth Bryan took 6 wickets
with only resistance coming from Kirkpatrick Clarke 65. At their turn JJ”S
Devon Williams 66n.o, Keniel Coley 43n.o and Tristan Campbell 36 made short
work as victory came only 17 overs.
In the women’s league, Stingrays
sponsored by Island Heritage and sporting new uniforms lit up the John A Cumber
Primary school ground with an outstanding display.
Stingrays’ bowlers held their line
and limited Greenies to 123 runs for 7 wickets. Rosemarie Wilson fell just one
short of a deserving half century having played some glorious strokes.
Stingrays won by 8 wickets.
All cricket matches are suspended
for the Easter weekend as the cricket fraternity supports the athletic association
hosting of the CARIFTA Games.