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SVG Masters Cricket Competition picking up speed


There were wins last weekend for Sion Hill, RSVG Police, Stubbs, Belfongo and Arnos Vale, as the 2013 SVG Masters Cricket Competition staged another five matches.{{more}}

At the Sion Hill Playing Field on Saturday, the host demolished Joyette’s Auto Slater Development Pastures by 101 runs.

Sion Hill posted 162 for 4 from their 20 overs; Bill Edwards made 40, Agustine Victory 33 and Colbert Mc Donald 32. Bowling for Pastures, Frederick Trimmingham took 2 for 8.

Cecil Charles 3 for 8, Brian Davis 3 for 8 and Agustine Victory 2 for 8 combined to dismiss Pastures for 61 in 15.1 overs.

Pastures were to again be at the losing end when they returned at the same venue on Sunday to face RSVG Police. Gosnel Cupid compiled 95 and Frankie Joseph 27, to lead RSVG Police to 143 for 4 from their 20 overs. Frederick Trimmingham, with 2 for 29, was once again the lead bowler for Pastures, whose response stopped at 72 for 8 from their maximum 20 overs. RSVG Police won by 71 runs.

At Buccament, also on Sunday, Stanley Browne’s Stubbs overpowered Cato’s Heavy Equipment Glamorgan by five wickets. Glamorgan was restricted to 87 for 8 from their 20 overs, undone by the bowling of Dawnley Joseph 4 for 13, Basil Andrews 2 for 20 and Livingston John 2 for 22.

Stubbs responded with 90 for 5 in 13.2 overs. Leon Samuel hit 42.

At the Park Hill Playing Field, Belfongo registered 164 for 4 from their 20 overs against Kirk Da Silva’s La Croix. Peter Campbell with 48 was the top scorer.

La Croix was bowled out for 86 in 19.4 overs, as Jacima Browne bagged 5 for 15 and Samuel Holder 2 for 18.

And, at the Paget Farm Playing Field in Bequia, Arnos Vale beat Bequia by 38 runs. Arnos Vale scored 130 for 7 from 15 in a match reduced because of overnight rain. Arnold Gilkes struck 58 and Milton Browne 26. Calvin Hazell took 3 for 19 for the home team. Bequia could only get to 92 all out in 14.2 overs ; Calvin Hazell and Veron Lewis both hit 20. Mc Neil Morgan, 3 for 8, and Pat Warner, 3 for 18, were the bowling highlights for Arnos Vale.(RT)