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Maloney, Hunte star for ASCO

Maloney, Hunte star for ASCO

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Desron Maloney celebrated his call up to the St Vincent and the Grenadines T/20 team with a good all-round effort. This, along with the bowling of left arm spinner Andre Hunte, laid the platform for ASCO’ s first innings win over Police One in the National Lotteries Authority Premier Division at the Arnos Vale Playing Field last weekend.{{more}}

Maloney missed out on his maiden century in that division, when he fell for 97, in ASCO’s first innings total of 152.

Calvin Glasgow took 2 for 17; Rohan Holder had 2 for 34 and Parnel Browne 2 for 36.

Police One’s reply stopped at 147. Anthony Sutherland topscored with 57. Andre Hunte was the headliner with 7 for 42 and Desron Maloney took 3 for 27.

Maloney then hit another half century, making 53 in ASCO’s second innings of 126. Oswald Soleyn contributed 31, as Calvin Glasgow was the pick of the bowlers with 5 for 19.

Police One, set 132 to win, were gritting at 88 for 9 at the close of play. Andre Hunte snared 4 for 26 to finish with match figures of 11 for 68. Darius Martin had 2 for 23 and Desron Maloney 2 for 35, to crown off a fine all-round performance.

At the adjoining Arnos Vale One, Rivals continued their march to the title with a five-wicket punishing of Police Two.

Police Two scored 110, batting first. Salvan Browne made 32.

Asif Hooper bagged 5 for 22, Deighton Butler 2 for 23 and Ricarvo Williams 2 for 24.

Rivals in their first innings made 179; Asif Hooper hit 48 and Harley Skerritt 43.

Rolando Wright picked up 4 for 45 and Kenroy Martin 2 for 26, for the lawmen, who then reached 118 in their second innings.

Orlanzo Jackson with 4 for 32 and Asif Hooper 3 for 21, did the damage with the ball.

Rivals, though, stuttered to the 51 required with the loss of five wickets. Kadier Nedd, with 31 not out, saw them home.

In between, Rolando Wright was able to grab 3 for 17. (RT)

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