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Joseph still throttling

Joseph still throttling


Former St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Windwards and West Indies A team opening batsman Dawnley Joseph showed that he has not lost much of his batting skill when he hit 108 last weekend at the Arnos Vale Two Playing Field.{{more}}

Joseph’s innings led the News Spartans to 222 versus Eat Rite Saints in the RBTT/NLA Premier Division.

Nixon Mc Lean made 38 and Kissinger Mc Lean contributed 31.

Kenroy Peters was Saints’ best bowler, with 5 for 28, Zane Edwards took 2 for 26, and Amreal Bobb, 2 for 29.

Saints responded with 187, with Kenroy Peters showing his all round ability hitting 65, and Zane Edwards made 30.

Nixon Mc Lean, Krishna Da Silva and Kevron Cozier all grabbed 2 for 23, and Micah Joseph, 3 for 37. Batting a second time, Spartans was 40 without loss.

NLA First Division

Three matches were contested in the NLA First Division.

Smashers beat Pastures Youths by an innings and 29 runs at the North Union Playing Field.

Ronald Scott, 90, Raydon Bentick, 79, and Cuthbert Springer, 50 not out, pushed Smashers to 235 for 7 declared. Shane Trimmingham, 4 for 13, and Keon Roberts, 3 for 93, were the most successful bowlers for Pastures Youths.

Marvin Harry with 8 for 7, and Jordan Corridon, 2 for 6, then shot out Pastures Youths for 65. Ozico Williams with 28 was the topscorer. Following on, Pastures Youths fared better, as they reached 141. Ozico Williams hit 56, and Isaac Trimmingham, 44 not out. But it was Harry who was again the wrecker, picking up 5 for 61 to finish with match analysis of 13 for 68. Cuthbert Springer took 3 for 41.

At Stubbs, front runners ASCO gained first innings points over Belmont.

Elric Morris struck 37, and Nicos Davis, 30, in ASCO’s total of 107. Michael Jack, 2 for 13, and Javed Cordice, 2 for 1, were the most successful bowlers for Belmont, which replied with 98. Andre Hunte took 5 for 42, and Vernardo Primus, 3 for 25.

ASCO in their second knock made 174, led by Andre Hunte’s 75 and Nicos Davis’ 39.

Nickron Daniel had bowling figures of 3 for 49, and Omarie Lavia, 2 for 11, bowling for Belmont.

And, Log Enterprises gained easy points from Rivals Two at London.

Rivals Two made 176. Davian Barnum, 39, and Wesley Williams hit 34. Joseph Medford snared 8 for 53, bowling for Log Masters.

However, on day two, Rivals Two was not present when play was called.(RT)