Late starts characterise TBPO softball weekend
Four matches started late, with the other decided by default, in last weekend’s National Lotteries Authority Top Belair Progressive Organisation 20/20 softball cricket competition at the Dauphine Playing Field.
Saturday’s first match, which was an 18-over affair, resulted in a 49-run win for Challengers over Fairbaine United Spartans.
Challengers posted 155 for 5 from their 18 overs. Britnol Scott scored 49, Michael Duncan, 34, Otis Hector, 29, and Javon Seales, 28 not out.
Bowling for Fairbaine Spartans United, Damian Davis grabbed 3 for 36.
In reply, Fairbaine Spartans United made 106 for 7 from their 18 overs. Javid Cordice was the topscorer with 39.
Kerwyn Browne scalped 2 for 10, Randolph Bascombe, 2 for 20 and Roneke James, 2 for 21.
In game two on Saturday, which was then reduced to 15 overs because of a late start, Country Meet Town Outa Trouble outplayed Computec Older Boys by ten wickets.
Older Boys’ total of 63 all out from 14.5 overs, was initiated by Sunil James’ 3 for 16, Asif Hooper, 2 for 2 and Davian Barnum, 2 for 16.
Outa Trouble responded with 66 without loss, with Davian Barnum scoring 39 not out.
The last starts were carried over to Sunday’s two matches, which had on-field action.
One Team recorded a 16-runs win over Nice Radio Clinchers in match that catered for 17 overs per side.
J-Var Cain struck 60, to help One Team’s total of 115 for 8 from their 17 overs.
Curlan James, with 4 for 23, was Clinchers’ most successful bowler.
Clinchers’ batsmen could only make 99 for 4 from their 17 overs, with Curlan John striking 49.
Armed Bobb picked off 2 for 13, bowling for One Team.
Another 17-over affair saw Curtis King Stallionz defeating Dauphine United by 48 runs.
Derron Matthews topscored with 37 not out and Marcus Hackshaw, 29, in Stallionz’ total of 115 for 4 from 17 overs.
Romano Hunte grabbed 3 for 17, for Dauphine United.
However, Dauphine United could only make 67 for 8 from their 17 overs.
Bowling for Stallionz, Jayvon Jack took 2 for 2.
And, Israel Bruce Smashers won by default from London Young Strikers