September 13, 2013

Imperial bag two BCL titles…one more to go

Vincentian outfit Imperial claimed two titles last weekend in the Brooklyn Cricket League (BCL) and are taking aim at another this Saturday at Marine Park C.{{more}}

Once more it will be Diplomats who will try to stop them from having a triple treat.

Last Saturday, Imperial registered title number one, when they copped the 35-over title at Marine Park C and returned on Sunday to add the 40-over regular season championships to the list.

Facing Diplomats in the 35-over final, Imperial batted first and registered 283 for 3 in 35 overs; Hyron Shallow top scored with 124 and Darius Green, 120.

Bowling for Diplomats, Keith Eddie had 2 for 75.

In reply, Diplomats could only muster 109 all out; Keith Eddie and Isra Khan made 22 runs each.

Bowling for Imperial, Orlando Mofford grabbed 3 for 26 and Shaddy Khan 2 for 23.

Imperial won by 174 runs.

Coming up against Imperial in the 40-over affair title match, Diplomats, this time, took first strike; they made 186 all out in 38 overs.

Colbert Vantull 52, Keith Eddie 36 and Trinson Carmichael 29 were the main scorers.

Bowling for Imperial, Marlon Johnson had 3 for 40 and Dixeth Palmer 2 for 20.

At their turn at the crease, Imperial replied with187 runs for 7 in 38 overs; Dixeth Palmer made 32, Marlon Johnson 31, Ainsley Edwards 29 and Hyron Shallow 28.

Bowling for Diplomats Inshan Khan booked 4 for 35, but could not stop Imperial from winning by three wickets and their second title in two days.(RT)