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Police Two add to North Leeward’s misery

Police Two add to  North Leeward’s misery

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It has not been a happy return to the National Lotteries Authority Premier Division for Providence Solutions North Leeward, as they were defeated by Police Two by eight wickets at the Cumberland Playing Field.

Electing to bat, North Leeward’s decision proved to be wrong, as they were routed for 50 in 18.3 overs. Kevin Samuel top scored with 16, which was the lone double figure score.

North Leeward’s batting was uprooted by Sylvan Spencer, who grabbed 6 for 5 from 4.3 overs and Romario Bibby had 2 for 16.

Police Two replied with 162 for 8 declared. Danson Andrews, at the top of the order, hit 41 and Desron Maloney, 35.

 Bowling for North Leeward, Javon Samuel took 4 for 51, Shammon Hooper, 2 for 35 and Donald Delpesche, 2 for 40.

Batting a second time, North Leeward fared better, scoring 136. Elron Lewis, at the top of the order, made 55.

Desron Maloney, who took 3 for 12, Nigel Small, 3 for 31 and Kenneth Dember, 2 for 25, combined to dismiss North Leeward a second time.

Police Two knocked off the 25 needed to win, for the loss of two wickets.

At Park Hill, defending champions FLOW Radcliffe and Guardian General Saints toughed out a draw in a low-scoring affair.

Saints chose to bat first, but were shot out for 71. Alex Samuel led with 45, as Tijourn Pope picked off 6 for 8 and Lindon James, 3 for 12.

Radcliffe at their turn, made 108, with Gidron Pope scoring 26. Bowling for Saints, Travis Cumberbatch had 5 for 19 and Ray Charles, 3 for 23.

Rommel Currency made 61 and Zane Edwards, 35, to see Saints to 166 all out.  

Radcliffe’s spin twins Othneil Lewis and Dyke Cato bagged 7 for 55 and 3 for 35, respectively.

This left Radcliffe with 130 to win, but they were three runs short and two wickets left, when the match ended.

Wayne Harper top scored for Radcliffe with 33 and Deron Greaves, 25.

Teron Simon continued the spin dominance on the Park Hill pitch, snaring 6 for 18 and Travis Cumberbatch had 2 for 18.

And at Arnos Vale One, Victors One’s Alston Bobb hit 101 not out, to see his team get ahead of Team Rivals’ total.

Bobb’s innings was composed of 7 fours and 2 sixes, which formed the pillar of Victors One’s 307 for 8, replying to Team Rivals’ 142.

Apart from Bobb, Lauron Francois stroked 64, Atticus Browne, 55 and Chrisroy John, 42, to prop up Victors One’s total.

Hyron Shallow, who took 3 for 90 and Asif Hooper, 2 for 68, were Team Rivals’ most successful bowlers.

When Team Rivals batted, Casmond Walters with 69 and Anson Latchman, 44, were the lead batsmen.

Alston Bobb, with 4 for 55, Kimson Dalzell, 3 for 24 and Ronaldo Franklyn, 3 for 30, shared Victors One’s bowling honours. 

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