LIME stop Wanderers
WEST INDIES coach Ottis Gibson made an appearance at the local level for the first time in 13 years and his side LIME brushed aside previously unbeaten Wanderers by 88 runs, in their fifth series Sagicor General Super Cup match at Wildey yesterday.
Chasing an imposing 266 to win, Wanderers were dismissed for a disappointing 177 in 44.4 overs in reply to LIME’s 265.
Nicholas Evans hit three fours in a solid 60 off 95 balls while Diego Stuart’s 32-ball knock of 37, contained three sixes off pacer Jeremy Marshall before he was bowled by Nikolai Charles who claimed four for 20.
Earlier, Brian Johnson and Randy Thomas put on a second-wicket stand of 94 in 18 overs. Johnson’s 61 came from 66 balls, spiced with three fours and an equal amount of sixes, while Thomas made 43 with three fours off 77 deliveries.
New West Indies selector Courtney Browne with an unbeaten 47, and Gibson (35) posted 88 for the sixth-wicket in 63 balls. Browne hit six fours from 39 balls and Gibson struck one four and a six off 29 balls.
AT CANE GARDEN: There were centuries on either side but Tele Barbados Carlton defeated Guardian General Barbados Youth by 30 runs.
Carlton built a healthy score of 280 for seven around a century from captain Marlon Graham who made 109 off 124 balls. Barbados Youth’s spirited reply was led by opener Kraigg Brathwaite who fashioned a disciplined 105 off 148 balls with eight fours to rally his side to 250 for nine.
Roston Chase also stroked 78 off 79 balls, an innings that included a six and six fours before he fell to swing bowler Khalid Springer (4-44),
Earlier, Graham smashed six sixes and seven fours and was involved in a fifth wicket partnership of 129 with Kurt Wilkinson, who hit three sixes and three fours in scoring 63 off 63 balls.
AT QUEEN’S PARK: Zone B leaders Caribbean Lumber YMPC crashed to their first defeat of the season while SuperCentre Spartan kept their hopes alive of reaching the quarter-finals by winning their first match by five wickets.
Steve Blackett led the way for the Bay land men with a solid 73 as they made 186 for nine from 45 overs after rain had caused a delayed start.
Spartan reached the target with three balls to spare as Rashidi Boucher (61) and Shamarh Brooks (45) showed good form with the 2010 regional limited-over tournament a month away.
AT BAYFIELD: BNB St Catherine, behind mean spin bowling by Stefan Gooding, Kayode Pantophlet and Derick Bishop, routed ESAF Pickwick for a mere 113 enroute to a six-wicket victory.
They then made light work of the small total, reaching 118 for four with Bishop unbeaten on 49 from 43 deliveries, which included three sixes and three fours to follow his spell of 10-5-11-1.
Earlier, Pickwick, sent in on an easy pitch were off to a decent start posting 53 for the first wicket between topscorer Corey Yearwood (36) and Clint St Hill, but collapsed against Gooding (4-30) and Pantophlet (3-9).
AT BANK HALL: Ryan Hinds collected his fourth domestic limited-overs hundred to lead ICBL Empire to a seven-wicket victory over Sagicor UWI.
Hinds struck 13 threes and three fours in an undefeated 107 from 118 balls, as Empire, chasing 237 for victory, reached their target with 51 balls to spare.
Earlier, fellow left-hander Jonathan Carter hit nine threes and six fours, and finished unbeaten on 96 from 103 balls, as UWI were dismissed for 236 in 44.2 overs, after they were sent in to bat.
AT TRENTS: Home team CGI Maple got the better of Police in a low-scoring match in which some 16 wickets fell for less than 270 runs.
The game was reduced to 38 overs per side after a soft area at the northern end of the pitch resulted in a delayed start and Maple, who restricted Police to 132 for nine, knocked off the target in 33.4 overs for the loss of six wickets.