Barbados made sure of victory against India to stay in the race for a semi-final position in the Challenge Trophy tournament played at the Smith Road Oval on Saturday. Barbados scored 169 for 7 lead by a blistering 47 from Kirkpatrick Clarke and cameos from Ryan Bovell 27 and Pearson Best 21.
There is a new spirit in the India team and they fought to the end. India premier batsman Rocky kept the scoreboard ticking but Barbados was able to restrict India to 135 for 6. Barbados won by 34 runs. Cayman Islands Cricket Association held its Memorial Day on Sunday.
It was a day of remembrance where cricket friends and families got together and celebrated the lives of its dearly departed.
The day opened with the cricket association president Courtney Myles leading the gathering in prayer. One minute of silence was observed for all those mentioned and others in particular, Derek Wight who passed away the previous day. A number of people spoke bringing back memories and experiences of happy times.
Special t-hirts were distributed with names Daniel Morris, Andre Blackwood, Jacob Williams, Alex Horner, Roy Archer, Winston Skinner, Arthur Ebanks, Robert McDermont and Roderick McLean.
Lunch was served and the fun part began with dominoes and a T/20 match. Sharing the day was the family of Daniel Morris his mother Annie, sister Donna and nephews. Technical director Theo Cuffy said: “It was most pleasing to see former cricketers Teacher Miller and Bernie Bush showing off their talents.”