Sports
February 28, 2014
Government Printery Sports and Cultural Club/Firms 20/20 Softball Cricket Tournament

On Saturday, February 22, 2014, Police went head to head with C.W.S.A in the Government Printery Softball 20/20 Cricket Tournament at Dauphine Playing Field. Police won the toss, decided to bat first and posted a score of 247 for 4 from 20 overs.{{more}}Roderick John top scored with 122 and Trevor Bailey hit 55, while Fitzroy Browne took two wickets for 14 runs in three overs for C.W.S.A.

C.W.S.A. was then dismissed for 43 off 9.3 overs, with Kenroy Martin picking up three wickets for 20 runs off his four overs. Police won the match by 204 runs.

On Sunday, February 23, 2014, two matches were played. The first match between Media House and Physical Planning saw Physical Planning winning the toss and deciding to bowl first. Media House posted a score of 370 for 1 off 20 overs. Desroy Maloney blasted 222, not out and Rajin Roberts, 70 not out. Imran Williams took 1 for 51 for Physical Planning. Physical Planning was then bowled out for 51 off 10.2 overs. Jimmy John top scored with 18 runs, while Travis Cumberbatch took 5 for 3 runs in his four overs for Media House. Media House won the match by 319 runs.

The second match began with E.C.G.C. against Cole Trucking Bombers; Bombers won the toss and decided to bat. Bombers posted a score of 159 for five wickets off 20 overs. Edwin Payne hit 33 and Julian Toby, 31. Marrison Matthew took two wickets for 33 runs off four overs. E.C.G.C. scored 99 in16 overs, with Elric Morris scoring 25 and Marrison Matthew, 21. Ovando Obrian took five wickets for 26 runs off his four overs for Cole Trucking Bombers. Bombers won the match by 60 runs.

The first century in the tournament was recorded by Roderick John of Police, while the first double century was made by Desroy Maloney of Media House. Leading runs scorer in the tournament thus far is Desroy Maloney with 222 runs, while leading wicket takers are Travis Cumberbatch and Ovando Obrian with five wickets each. Matches continues this weekend at the Dauphine Playing Field, with Government Printery taking on C.W.S.A. tomorrow, Saturday, March 1, at 12:30 p.m., then at 3 p.m. E.C.G.C. will battle Agriculture. On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. Immigration will compete against Port Authority and at 3 p.m., Police will try to arrest Cole Trucking Bombers. Police and Cole Trucking Bombers lead Group A with six points each, while Media House leads Group B with six points.