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Stein Joseph, glutton in Simple Boys’ run feast

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Stein Joseph hit a punishing 133 not out last Saturday, to put defending champions Gairy Construction Simple Boys ahead in the National Lotteries Authority Top Belair Progressive Organization Twenty/20 Softball Cricket competition.{{more}}

The right-handed Joseph, a former St Vincent and the Grenadines Under-19 batsman, belted the Carriere Blazers’ bowling to all parts of the Dauphine Playing Field last Saturday, to see his team to 258 for 5 from their 20 overs.

He laced 19 sixes and two fours in his belligerent knock.

Jabari Cunningham – 47 and Kelshun Da Silva – 30, were other significant contributors.

Carriere Blazers fell for 23 all out in 11.2 overs, as Travis Cumberbatch reeled in 4 for 6, Kurtbert Springer – 2 for 4 and Elric Morris – 2 for 6.

Simple Boys won by 235 runs.

It was more humiliation for Carriere Blazers, as they were beaten by nine wickets on Sunday morning by Browne and Browne Richmond Hill United.

Batting first, Carriere Blazers made 61 all out in 16.4 overs.

Bowling for Richmond Hill United, Zenroy Lee took 2 for 5; Justin Lee – 2 for 11 and Enoch James had 2 for 20.

Zenroy Lee – 28 not out and Rohan Ash – 23, saw Richmond Hill United to 64 for 2 in 5.2 overs.

Then E Z Woods Toppers ran over Computec Older Boys by 76 runs.

E Z Wood Toppers scored 110 for 6 in 15 overs, as the overs were reduced. Sheldon Da Souza – 41, was the top scorer and Miles Bascombe contributed 23.

Bowling for Older Boys, Nathaniel Adams had figures of 2 for 20 and Rohan King – 2 for 29.

Older Boys were sent packing for 34 in 12.2 overs.

Darron Henry, with 4 for 12 and Sheldon Nanton – 2 for 9, kept Older Boys in check.

But it was an easy route for Gomea Bombers, as they won by default over Glen United.

This weekend, five matches are down for decision.

On Saturday from 1 p.m., Older Boys and Winter Boys meet, with Premium Boys and Nar Fren Dem to battle from 3 p.m.

On Sunday, the action bowls off from 10 a.m., with Glen United and Government Printery Sports Club.

From 1 p.m., it will be the turn of Browne and Browne Richmond Hill United and Dr Thomas Injectors and from 3 p.m., the feature match pits two of the titans of local softball cricket, CGM Gallagher Novice and RSVG Police, against each other.(RT)

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