Shane Dowrich bats for YMPC against BCL. (Pictures by Kenmore Bynoe)
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THERE WERE VICTORIES for Maple, Carlton, MTW, St Catherine, Pickwick and YMPC as the majority of matches in the first round of the Sagicor General T20 cricket competition were played today at various venues.
However, there was no play at Church Hill, Paragon or Queen’s Park because of the boycott by the secondary schools.
They are protesting a rule by the Barbados Cricket Association which would nullify points won by the school if a player from a school team was selected to represent the Barbados Youth team in the top competitions but opted to turn out for the school.
At Church Hill: Foundation School vs Empire. No play because of schools’ boycott.
At Paragon: BDFSP vs Barbados Youth. No play because of schools’ boycott.
At Queen’s Park: Spartan vs Combermere. No play because of schools’ boycott.
At Trents: CounterPoint Wanderers 85 in 19.1 overs (D. Stuart 20, J. Holder 19, K. Edwards 15; K. Springer 3-19, Shane Ramsay 2-10, K. Stanford 2-18). Maple 88 for nine in 20 overs (S. Parris 25, R. Parris 14, K. Springer 13; C. Clarke-Reifer 3-11, J. Holder 2-9, N. Charles 2-20). Maple won by one wicket.
At Desmond Haynes Oval: Lee’s Bistro Carlton 105 in 17 overs (V. Nurse 20, A. Browne 16, R. Holder 15 n. o., J. Ferdinand 13, A. Lucas-Jones 12, D. Brancker 3-26, D. Hurley 2-14, J. Hinds 2-22). LIME 101-9 in 20 overs (J. Hinds 22, C. Payne 20, D. Phillips 12, A. Bridgeman 2-9, R. Holder 2-17). Carlton won by four runs.
At SJPP: Wildey 134 in 19.1 overs (Carlos Brathwaite 49, Aaron Jones 36; Jaime King 3-13, Junior Holder 3-17, Kemio Bynoe 2-19). Ince Transport MTW 135 for five in 18 overs (Stephen Payne 38, Micah Howard 31, Romario Brathwaite 27 n.o., Curtis Greene 15 n.o.; Jerome Jones 2-18, Kofi Hurdle 2-23). MTW won by five wickets.
At Bayfield: Brathwaite Construction St Catherine 145 for seven in 20 overs (D. Bishop 39, S. Cooke 36, P. Browne 19, D. Hoyte 16, K. Williams 12, D. Thorne 3-19, J. Noel 2-36). IGS Insurance Brokers Yorkshire 141 for seven in 20 overs (A. Nero 32, R. Layne 31, A. Connell 27, J. Layne 18; K. Williams 3-28, Dario Browne 2- 29 ). St Catherine won by four runs.
At Foursquare Oval: ESA Field Pickwick 137 for nine off 20 overs (Shai Hope 58, Jamal Phillips 23, Rohan Ryan 17, Kyle Hope 14; Trevor Ifill 4-18, Karan Bhola 2-15). Police 102 off 17 overs (Ravendra Persaud 16, Dwayne Yearwood 15, Stefan Gooding 11, Brian Corbin 10; Adiko Collymore 3-33, Rommelle Small 2-11). Pickwick won by 35 runs.
At Blenheim “A”: BRC BCL 84 all out 19.5 overs. (Keon Wiltshire 21, Dave Clarke 19, Dave Lovell 17; Nkosi Ross 3-8). YMPC 87 for four in 17.3 overs (Jeremy Brathwaite 37, Shane Dowrich 13, Steven Blackett 10, Dave Clarke 3-7). YMPC won by six wickets.
There was no play at the Church Hill ground.