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Spartans rake in double wins

Spartans rake in double wins

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The News Spartans notched up back to back wins last weekend as the National Lotteries Authority Neil Williams T/20 Cricket Competition resumed.{{more}}

Playing on home turf at the Stubbs Playing Field, they defeated Victors Two and Combined Youths.

Against Victors Two, Spartans compiled 118 for 8 in their 20 overs. Kissinger Mc Lean led the way with 41, and Nixon Mc Lean made 30. Kevin Abraham took 2 for 18 and Ray Jordan, 2 for 23.

Victors Two, in reply, got to 115 for 9 from their 20 overs, to lose by a mere three runs.

Spartans then recorded a ten run win over Combined Youths. Again, Spartans took first strike and reached 106 in 18.1 overs. Kissinger and Nixon Mc Lean again were in the limelight with 22 each, as Romario Bibby took 3 for 7, Oneil Endeavour, 2 for 15, and Desron Maloney, 2 for 33, bowling for Combined Youths.

In response, Combined Youths limped to 96 for 8 from their 20 overs. Nicos Davis topscored with 28 not out, Desron Maloney, 21. Krishna Da Silva took 2 for 15 and Teran Simon, 2 for 21, bowling for Spartans.

Victors Two also lost to the defending champions Rivals.

Rivals made 143 for 9 from their allotted 20 overs. Casmond Walters hit 35, Nicholas Baptiste, 30. Ray Jordan snared 3 for 14, Gerald Gould, 3 for 30, and Jenry Ollivierre, 2 for 21.

Victors Two’s response halted at 88 for 9 from their 20 overs. Ray Jordan, 20 not out. Deighton Butler and Casmond Walters both took 2 for 9, to set up a 55 run triumph.

Victors Two, though, had rebounded to beat the Neil Williams Academy by four wickets

The Academy got to 66 from 19.5 overs. Javon Samuel, 3 for 10, and Gerald Gould, 2 for 3, bowling for Victors Two, which replied with 68 for 6. Gerald Gould, 26 not out. Ray Charles took 3 for 12, and Ian Allen, 2 for 7.

The Academy also suffered a three wicket loss to Moses Douglas Radcliffe Two.

Batting first, the Academy made 76 all out. Kareem Peters bagged 3 for 19, and Romano Warner, 3 for 24.

Radcliffe Two surpassed that total, but not without a struggle, as they made 78 for 7. Gabriel Kirby had 2 for 13, and Triston Browne, 2 for 20.

And, Eat Rite Saints inflicted a 33 run win on Radcliffe Two.

Saints made 109 for 9. Devane Warner struck 32. Renrick Peters captured 2 for 17, and Michael St. Hillaire, 2 for 21.

Radcliffe Two responded with 74. Romano Warner 25. Kentish Jacobs took 3 for 18, Kenroy Peters, 2 for 10, and Amreal Bobb, 2 for 13.

The competition hits the quarter final stage this weekend. (RT)