Brooks belts 74 not out to set up 28-run win for St. James over Christ Church in UWI Inter-Parish T20
Barbados Cricket Association article.
Bridgetown, Barbados - Skipper Shamarh Brooks belted an unbeaten 74 for St. James Settlers to help set up a 28-run win over Christ Church Dolphins in Match 8 of the 2013 UWI CO Williams Inter-Parish Twenty20 competition at 3Ws Oval on Tuesday night.
National player Brooks' 43-ball innings included six sixes and two fours in a total of 166 for three off 20 overs after St. James Settlers won the toss. His half-century came off 33 balls with five sixes.
Barbados wicket-keeper/batsman Shane Dowrich made 37 off 23 balls including four fours and two sixes as an opener, while former national wicket-keeper/batsman Carlo Morris lashed 21 not out off 12 deliveries with two sixes.
Leg-spinner Nikolai Charles, yet another Barbadian with first-class experience, took two for 30 off four overs.
The Dolphins were restricted to 138 for seven. Roston Chase topscored with 45 off 33 balls, hitting two fours and one six, while fellow Barbados player Kyle Hope contributed 36 off 43 balls with one four and one six.
Ravendra Persaud took three for 17 and fellow left-am spinner Andre Marshall, two for 26 - both off four overs.
On Monday night, rain washed out play in the match between St. Andrew Rhythm and St. Thomas Warriors. It was the only match to date which has resulted in a no-decision with each team picking up one point.
Summarised scores of Tuesday's match:
St. James Settlers 166-3 (20 overs) (Shamarh Brooks 74 not out - 43 balls, 6 sixes, 2 fours; Shane Dowrich 37, Carlo Morris 21 not out, Mario Albert 20; Nikolai Charles 2-30).
Christ Church Dolphins 138-7 (20 overs) (Roston Chase 45, Kyle Hope 36, Shai Hope 16, Carlos Brathwaite 13, Nikolai Charles 10; Ravendra Persaud 3-17, Andre Marshall 2-26).
Toss: St. James Settlers.
Umpires: Jonathan Blades, Sylvan Leacock.
Duckworth/Lewis Manager: Stephen Proverbs.
Scorer: Lee-Ann Johnson.
Christ Church Dolphins - Carlos Brathwaite, Kyle Hope, Shai Hope, Raymond Bynoe, Roston Chase, Nekoli Parris, Jamar Phillips, Nikolai Charles, Aaron Jones, Rey Matthews, Jeshua Ferdinand.
St. James Settlers - Shamarh Brooks, Ryan Wiggins, Shane Dowrich, Ravendra Persaud, Mario Albert, Carlo Morris, Shamar Springer, Adrian Caddle, Chad Clarke-Reifer, Keon Harding, Andre Marshall.
MATCH 9 - Wednesday, November 27
St. Michael Merchants v St. John Crusaders - 7 p.m.