UWI make BDFSP pay
Barbados Nation article.
BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS - Champions Sagicor UWI survived a minor scare before bravely fighting back to roll over Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme (BDFSP) by 63 runs in the second round of matches in the Sagicor General Twenty20 competition yesterday.
On a day of mainly low-scoring and one-sided games, UWI were given a scare after they were restricted to 99 in 16.4 overs at Paragon, but bounced back to send BDFSP tumbling for a modest 36 in 14.5 overs.
Fast bowling all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite, who is making a comeback after a near four-month layoff because of an ankle injury, followed his half-century of the previous day with a handy all-round performance, scoring an unbeaten 16 and grabbing two wickets.
Two other teams were dismissed for totals of fewer than 100 and lost easily.
Hosts Carlton managed only 69 in 15.5 overs at the Desmond Haynes Oval where YMPC cruised home for the loss of only two wickets in just 8.5 overs.
Dwayne Smith, just back home after helping Mumbai Indians lift the Indian Premier League championship, claimed two cheap wickets and followed up with an unbeaten 30.
Banks Wildey’s 68 in 19.4 overs against BRC BCL was the second lowest total of the day and the home team took 13.4 overs to complete a seven-wicket win at Blenheim “A”.
The day’s highest total was posted by ICBL Empire, who scored 179 for four against LIME at Wildey and went on to win comfortably by 25 runs after limiting their opponents to 154 for eight.
Roston Chase, fresh from a century against St Catherine in the LIME Elite Division competition on Saturday, sustained his impressive form by smashing 70 off 36 balls that included seven sixes.
He and Jason Haynes, who made 53 off 37 balls, lifted Empire to a total that was beyond LIME in spite of captain Ashley Nurse’s enterprising 66 off 46 balls.
Two matches within close proximity were decided in the final over.
At Queen’s Park, visitors CGI Maple beat Super Centre Spartan by four wickets with five balls to spare after chasing down a target of 130.
Several batsmen, led by captain Renaldo Parris (36), contributed to the effort after Spartan mounted a competitive score that was dominated by skipper Shamarh Brooks’ 55 a few days after returning from a seven-week stint in Dubai.
At the neighbouring Weymouth “A” ground, Premix and Precast Yorkshire defeated Police by three wickets off the penultimate ball thanks mainly to Ryan Layne’s 52.
Yorkshire were set 128 to win after Richard Greaves (35) and Larry Babb (33) helped Police to a useful total.
The other two matches resulted in comfortable victories for the team batting second.
ESA Field Pickwick beat CounterPoint Wanderers by nine wickets at Dayrells Road.
Unbeaten knocks of 57 by Kyle Hope and Jamal Phillips helped the visitors to overhaul a target of 130 for the loss of one wicket in 17 overs.
At Cane Garden, Guardian General Barbados Youth beat Ince Transport MTW by eight wickets, comfortably overhauling 119 in 17.4 overs. Roshon Primus led the way with 55. (HG)
At Desmond Haynes Oval: Carlton 69 in 15.5 overs (K. Gibson 15, K. Hurdle 13, C. Morris 11; F. Hurley 3-19, D. Smith 2-11, K. Pantophlet 2-11). YMPC 70-2 in 8.2 overs (D. Smith 30 n.o., N. Stanford 17 n.o.). YMPC won by eight wickets.
At Blenheim “A”: Banks Wildey 68 in 19.4 overs (K. Hurdle 30, G. Alleyne 12; R. Marshall 3-12, K. Small 3-14). BRC BCL 69-3 in 13.4 overs (K. Wiltshire 23 n.o., D. Clarke 15 n.o., J. Yarde 11, D. Hoyte 10; N. King 2-15). BCL won by seven wickets.
At Paragon: Sagicor UWI 99 in 16.4 overs (K. Corbin 22, A. Alleyne 18, C. Brathwaite 16 n.o., F. Reifer 15; J. Nicholls 2-18, K. Smith 2-20). BDFSP 36 in 14.5 overs (M. Miller 2-0, C. Brathwaite 2-5, S. Jacobs 2-6). UWI won by 63 runs.
At Cane Garden: Ince Transport MTW 118 in 19.4 overs (A. Headley 33, R. Kellman 19, A. Forde 13, J. Kirton 13, J. Holder 11; A. Jordan 3-23, J. Stuart 2-13, C. Williams 2-25). Guardian General Barbados Youth 119-2 in 17.4 overs (Roshon Primus 55, J. Drakes 35, T. Walcott 15, J. Stuart 11 n.o.). Barbados Youth won by eight wickets.
At Queen’s Park: Super Centre Spartan 129-7 in 20 overs (Shamarh Brooks 55, S. Benn 25, M. Bend 22, R. Bucher 14; R. Greaves 3-41, J. Yearwood 2-7). CGI Maple 131-6 in 19.1 overs (R. Parris 36, N. Grazette 23, K. Springer 22 n.o., P. Agard 19, S. Parris 19; S. Benn 2-16, A. Gill 2-20, C. Holder 2-20). Maple won by four wickets.
At Dayrells Road: CounterPoint Wanderers 129 in 20 overs (D. Stuart 43, S. Armstrong 31, J. Greene 18; R. Small 3-24, C. Layne 2-24). ESA Field Pickwick 130-1 in 17.0 overs (Kyle Hope 57 n.o., Jamal Phillips 57 n.o., J. Padmore 13). Pickwick won by nine wickets.
At Wildey: ICBL Empire 179-4 in 20 overs (Roston Chase 70, Jason Haynes 53, K. Stoute 23, K. Phillips 18). LIME 154-8 in 20 overs (Ashley Nurse 66, J. Brathwaite 31, J. Searles 15, R. Yearwood 14; R. Chase 2-18, T. Roach 2-20, L. Mascoll 2-36). Empire won by 25 runs.
At Weymouth: Police 127-8 in 20 overs (R. Greaves 35, L. Babb 33, R. Williams 13; T. Legall 3-17, K. Wilkinson 2-22). Premix and Precast Yorkshire 128-7 in 19.5 overs (Ryan Layne 52, A. Nero 17, W. Worrell 12, M. Austin 10, G. Dash 10; D. Yearwood 2-27, R. Webb 2-27). Yorkshire won by three wickets.