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Teams make haste in TBPBO softball Cricket

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Teams took advantage of whatever play was possible last weekend at the Dauphine Playing Field, in the National Lotteries Authority Top Belair Progressive Organisation Twenty/20 Softball Cricket competition.{{more}}

Among those which made haste while the sun shone were Smashers, EZ Woods Toppers and Bank of SVG All Stars.

Smashers won by a faster scoring rate over RSVG Police. Batting first, Smashers had posted 159 for 9 from their 20 overs. Bowling for Police, Collin Stay took 2 for 15, Malcolm Jack 2 for 21 and Salvan Browne had 2 for 34. In response, the lawmen were 56 for 6 in 13 overs, when bad light stopped play. St Clair Dick had taken 3 for 9.

At the decisive 10-over mark, Smashers were 72 for 4, while Police were 55 for 4.

Toppers though, on Sunday recorded a seven-wicket triumph over Nar Fren Dem.

Damron Prince was the standout batsman with 38, as Nar Fren Dem made 83 for 9 in 20 overs, batting first.

Toppers’ bowling was led by Sheldon Nanton, who took 3 for 23, Miles Bascombe, 2 for 11, and Carlton Baptiste, 2 for 21.

Toppers responded with 88 for 3 in 12 overs; Sheldon Da Souza hit 38 and Miles Bascombe 28. Bowling for Nar Fren Dem, Keno Matthews took 2 for 20.

And, Bank of SVG All Stars earned a comfortable 53-run triumph over Mc Lil Saints.

Bank of SVG All Stars batted first and rushed to 97 for 4 in 10 overs, as the match was shortened. Asquith Mapp and Glenroy Dasent hit 43 and 27, respectively. Bowling for the Saints, Kezron Ashton took 2 for 5.

Lil Saints, though, were dismissed for 46 in 9.3 overs, undone by the bowling of Cedric Thomas, who grabbed 3 for 1, Glenroy Dasent 2, for 0, and Brenton Arrindell, 2 for 1.

The other scheduled match on Sunday, between Winter Boys and Premium Boys, was rained out, with Winter Boys at 22 for 3 in 5.2 overs.(RT)

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