UWI back in T20 final
SAGICOR UWI have booked the first spot in the finals of the Sagicor General T20 Cricket Competition with a comprehensive seven-wicket victory over LIME.
On Tuesday night at Kensington Oval, Man of the Match Nino Henry took four wickets for 13 runs in restricting LIME to 107 for nine off their 20 overs.
UWI then reached the target, scoring 111 for three, with 19 balls to spare.
Rovman Powell scored 60 off 30 balls before he became offspinner Michael Agard Jr’s second wicket, but victory was already in sight at 99-3. Earlier, Agard Jr had broken the 54-run partnership between Powell and Paul Palmer (26), when the latter was caught sweeping by Devon Phillips.
Randy Thomas had scored a fighting 51 off 44 balls for LIME before he was caught at extra cover off the bowling of Henry. Ryan Nurse chipped in with 22.
Both teams were missing key players for the clash.
For UWI, Jonathan Carter, Kyle Corbin and Chadwick Walton are playing in the Caribbean Premier League, as are LIME’s Ashley Nurse, Javon Searles and Miguel Cummins, while Matthew Greaves is reportedly off-island.
In Wednesday’s second semi-final, ESA Field Pickwick will take on CounterPoint Wanderers from 7 p.m. at the same venue. (SAT/BCA)
LIME 107-9 in 20 overs (Randy Thomas 51, Ryan Nurse 22; Nino Henry 4-13, Ryan Hinds 2-8). Sagicor UWI 111-3 in 16.5 overs (Rovman Powell 60, Paul Palmer 26; Michael Agard Jr 2-10). UWI won by seven wickets.