Walton guides UWI to final

beadottin, beadottin@nationnews.com

Added 30 December 2012

UWI Blackbirds, propelled by a whirlwind 88 from Chadwick Walton, advanced to the final of the UWI C.O. Williams Inter-Parish Twenty20 cricket competition with a 13-run win under the Duckworth Lewis method over St James Settlers in their semi-final match on Friday night. Opener Walton lashed five sixes and as many fours off 51 balls to lead UWI’s chase of 155 at the 3Ws Oval. The hosts were 141 for four in 17.2 overs when rain ended the match and were comfortably ahead of the par score. Captain Kyle Corbin chipped in with 37 off 29 balls in a support role to Walton during a second wicket partnership of 81. St James, who were sent in, owed their total to useful knocks by Christopher Jordan (40), Shamarh brooks (36) and Ryan Wiggins (34) but they unable to accelerate due to the efforts of pacer Marques Clarke (2-21) and leg-spinner Akeem Dewar (2-24). UWI, who swept to a hat-trick of titles in the leading Barbados Cricket Association competitions this year, were scheduled to meet St Thomas Warriors in the final last night. (HG) Summarized scores: St James Settlers 154-6 in 20 overs (C. Jordan 40, S. Brooks 36, R. Wiggins 34, C. Morris 17 n.o; M. Clarke 2-21,  A. Dewar 2-24). UWI Blackbirds 141-4 in 17.2 overs (Chadwick Walton 88, K. Corbin 37, R. Reifer 11; A. Marshall 3-22). UWI Blackbirds won by 13 runs under the Duckworth/Lewis method.

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