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Browne hits purple patch

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St. Vincent and the Grenadines opening batsman Salvan Browne’s decision to join up with Bequia Combined in the National Lotteries Authority Neil Williams 20/20 Cricket Competition is paying dividends.{{more}}

Browne, who represents Police Two in the RBTT Premier Division, is the leading batsman in the abbreviated form, thus far.

He heads the pack with 263 runs. Browne has scored 73, 85 not out, 62 not out, and last weekend, he hit 43.

Browne was supported by Orlanzo Billingy, 39 not out, as Bequia scored 108 for 4. Browne and Billingy both cracked three fours and two sixes.

In reply, Victors Two was 30 for 3, in five overs, when the rains came. According to playing conditions, they were supposed to be 54.

In the big one, MVC Rivals took out defending champions Victors One. Victors One made 53 for 8 off the reduced 14 overs. Mc Neil Morgan, 2 for 8, Casmond Walters, 2 for 15. Rivals reached 54 for 1. Hyron Shallow, 24, not out, and Renrick Williams, 25, not out.

Police made 107 for 9 off their quota of 20 overs. Mc Leon Williams, 27, Gerald Gould, 21.Mahlon John, 3 for 20, Drumo Toney, 3 for 22, Hezron Lawrence, 2 for 16.

Toney then made 43, as ECGC Radcliffe slumped from 101 for 5, to 103 all out.

Eat Rite Saints scored 140 for 6, with Felix Greaves making 43 and Kishorn Shallow, 27. Greaves’ innings included six fours and a six.

Augustus Mofford, 2 for 19, Curtis King, 2 for 28.Belmont, 124 for 6 off their 20. Mofford made 25 not out, and Ray Laborde, 20. Roger Gibson, 2 for 21.

The matches set for the Buccament Bay Playing Field were rained out. They were to feature Ruddy’s Electrical Unique Warriors against North Leeward, and Digicel Neil Williams Academy versus ASCO.

The four teams gained one point each. (RT)