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Hughes strokes 45 to help Derby win over Essex

Chesney Hughes, the teenaged left-hander from Anguilla, played a mature 45 to help set up Derbyshire's victory by 85 runs over Essex in the English County Cricket 40-over tournament. Opening the batting, the tall, strongly-built 19-year-old hit four boundaries and a six off 64 balls as Derbyshire posted a challenging 253-5 five off their 40 overs at Castle Park Cricket Ground.

First round results of St Kitts & Nevis Under 13

Antigua & Barbuda v Nevis at The Elquemedo Willet Park, Nevis: Nevis won the toss and batted. Nevis 242 for 6 in 25 overs (Ras Powell 81,Colin Archibald 30, Saeed Williams 28, Clydre Smithe 23 not out, Delroy Cornlieus 23, Kenrick Scott 2 for 32 and Brian Baggat 2 for 53). Antigua & Barbuda 120 for 9 in 25 overs (Hugan Tongue 19, Ramiz Erskine 13 not out, Saeed Williams 3 for 23, Akeem Harvey 2 for 14, Phillo Wallace 2 for 24). Nevis won By 122 runs.
Most Valuable Player for Antigua & Barbuda - Kenrick Scott

WICB extends sympathies on Gene Butler's passing

St John’s, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board expresses deepest sympathies to the children and relatives of Gene Butler, wife of former West Indies and Trinidad & Tobago cricketer and President of the Leeward Islands Cricket Association Bunny Butler, who passed on Wednesday last.

Gene, who was married to Bunny for over 50 years, was active in the women’s Pokino Group in St John’s and the couple founded the Antigua Hash House Harriers.

Scores: Day 1 of St Kitts Under-13 Festival

Results from the first round of matches in the St Kitts Under-13 Cricket Tournament played on Saturday. Matches are 25-overs-per-side:

At Elquemedo Willett Park, Nevis: Nevis beat Antigua by 122 runs. Nevis 242-6 off 25 overs (Ras Powell 79, Colin Archibald 30, Saeed Williams 29, Clydre Smith 23 not out, Delroy Cornelius 23; Kenrick Scott 2-32, Brian Baggat 2-53). Antigua and Barbuda 120-9 off 25 overs (Hugan Tonge 19; Saeed Williams 3-23, Akeem Harvey 2-14, Philo Wallace 2-24)

WICB contributes to Regional Under 13 Tournament

Basseterre, St Kitts - The annual Under-13 Cricket Festival in St. Kitts and Nevis has received a financial boost this year from the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), as young cricketers prepare to compete in the series of matches starting Friday, August 20.


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