Mustique wins in defence of masters cricket title
October 4, 2019
Mustique wins in defence of masters cricket title

2018 SVG Masters cricket champions Mustique Company Masters, began their title defence with a five-wicket win over Memorial Funeral Home North Leeward, last Sunday at the Buccament Playing Field.

North Leeward made 104 for 8 from their 20 overs, with Alphie Gould hitting 49 not out.

Bowling for Mustique, Roy Baptiste had 3 for 7, and there were two wickets apiece for Oneil Thomas and Cedrick Cupid.

Oneil Thomas then hit 53 not out, to lead Mustique to 108 for 5 from 15.5 overs. Simon Jack was North Leeward’s most successful bowler, with 3 for 9.

Also at Buccament on Sunday, Computec Belfongo had a seven-wicket win over General Hardware Pastures.

Batting first, Pastures reached 100 for 9 from their 20 overs. Anthony Charles led with 34.

Sylvanus Morgan was the pick of the Belfongo bowlers, taking 3 for 7, while there were two wickets each for Levan King, Rohan King and Rajiv Roberts.

Samuel Williams struck 41 not out, as Belfongo replied with 101 for 3 from 14.4 overs.

At Sion Hill, there were wins for the host team -Sion Hill and A R& D Trucking Ptani.

Sion Hill beat Kirk Da Silva La Croix by 65 runs.

Sion Hill posted 153 for 5 from their 20 overs, with Ronald Medford stroking 44 not out and Sylvanus Vanloo, 25.

Amos Richards took 2 for 26 bowling for La Croix, whose response halted at 88 for 8 from their 20 overs.

There were two wickets each for Sylvannus Vanloo, Cleton Burnet and Brian Davis.

Meanwhile, Ptani outplayed Stanley Browne Stubbs by 17 runs.

Zenus James hit a topscore of 40 not out in Ptani’s total of 103 all out from 17.4 overs.

Dave Stapleton had 3 for 14 and Micah Joseph, 3 for 22.

Stubbs’ batting flopped to 86 all out in 19 overs, with Kissinger Mc Lean scoring 26.

Isaac Haywood with 4 for 12 and Cornelius Springer, 2 for 10, were Ptani’s most successful bowlers.

And, at the Park Hill Playing Field, Stanley Dalzell Park Hill and North East were winners.

Park Hill had a comprehensive nine-wicket win over Davis Construction Bequia.

Batting first, Bequia got to 192 for 5 from their 20 overs. Orlando Lavia scored 67, Dan Williams, 57 and Calvin Hazell, 34.

Park Hill scored 193 for 1 in 18.4 overs. Keyan Boyea hit 89 and Ricaldo Thomas,78.

And, former champions North East, registered an 88-run win over North Windward.

North East posted 190 for 4 from their 20 overs. Harvey Pope scored 63, Olanzo Jackson, 58 not out and Elton Williams, 35.

In reply, North Windward scored 102 for 9 from 20 overs. Olanzo Jackson took 2 for 12.

The competition continues this weekend, with matches slated for Saturday and Sunday.