Tobago champs Sport Elite in winners’ row
 

Trinidad Guardian article.

Scarborough, Tobago - Defending champions of the Tobago Cricket Association Two day league championship Sport Elite began their title defence with an empathic win against Avengers in the opening round of the matches over the weekend.

The THA sponsored Elite’ team were victorious by an innings and 92 runs. Right handed opener Anthony Providence smashed his way to 138 as Elite piled up 323 for 5 declared to which Avengers replied with scores of 169 and 85. 

Elsewhere, Roxborough Ball Players on their return to the TCA League dusted off their rust with victory by and innings and 121 runs against Speyside, who are also returning to the league. Leon Davidson fell five runs short of a hundred as Roxborough declared their innings at 316 for 7 then dismissed Speyside for 98 and 101. 

There were also wins for former champions C&B United and Club Crusoe over Expendables and Airports Authority respectively. The Scarborough versus Charlotteville game was postponed due to the playing field at Charlotteville being unsuitable for play.

Summarised Scores:

Expendables 68 all out (kwani Thomas 17, Donavan Roberts 16; Raj Singh 3 for 11, Jaime Boyce 3 for 14 & Marcus Daniel 2 for 20) C&B United 214 all out (joel Boyce 67, Elton Cruikshank 46, Raj Singh 30; Kwani Thomas 7 for 64 & Donavan Roberts 2 for 36) Expendables 54 all out (richard Murray 14; Raj Singh 5 for 16 & Jaime Boyce 3 for 17) C&B United won by an innings and 92 runs. 

Roxborough Ball Players 314 for 8 declared (leon Davidson 97, Clinton Brooks 80, Anthony Kent 2 for 42) Speyside 94 all out (ako George 56; Leon Davidson 5 for 17) Speyside 101 all out (anthony Kent 23, Ako George 23, Ronnie Mc Kenna 20; Daverel Mc Pherson 4 for 19, Rod Sheppard 3 for 33)  Roxborough Playboys won by an innings and 121 runs

Avengers 169 all out (Anthony Clarke 59, Arnel Jones 39, Daveon Roberts 29; John Pollard 5 for 38 

Sport Elite 323 for 5 declared (Anthony Providence 138, Nolan Orr  91, Kelon Kynch 34, Shaquille Duncan 27; Micheal Alexander 2 for 19) Avengers 85 all out (desron Jack 35, Edson Marcelle 14, Micheal Alexander 16; John Pollard 3 for 13) Sports Elite won by an innings and 69 runs

Club Crusoe 239 all out (Zard Clarke 53, Jason Persaud 41; Gilbert Lezama 3 for 56 & Kelvin Roberts 3 for 57) Airports Authority 67 all out (kelvin Roberts 12, Allister Phillips 12; Vikash Rampersad 4 for 15; Zard Clarke 3 for 4 & Navin Stewart 2 for 19) Club Crusoe 202 for 5 declared (Rachad forde 61, Leron Lezama 44, Selvin Duncan 43 Not Out; Clifton Jordan 2 for 44) Airports Authority 101 all out ( Allister Phillips 19, Gilbert Lezama 16; Rachad forde 6 for 15) Club Crusoe won by 273 runs 

Charlotteville Vs Mason Hall Postponed 

Points Table:

Teams    Mts    Pts

Club Crusoe    1    28

Sport Elite    1    28

Roxbororough Ball Players    1    28

C&b United    1    26

Airports Authority    1    5

Expendables    1    4

Avengers    1    2

Speyside    1    2

Scarborough    1    2​

Fixtures:

JANUARY 25 & 26

1. Speyside Vs Club Crusoe at Settlement

2. C&B United Vs Charlotteville at Canaan

3. Expendables Vs Airports Authority at Goodwood

4. Sport Elite Vs Georgia at Black Rock

5. Scarborough Vs Avengers at Mt Pleasant 

6. Roxborough Ball Players (bye)

First Published In The Trinidad Guardian.

Date: 
Tue, 01/21/2014 - 03:24