Inside the Sagicor Twenty20
Date Published: 2018-05-06
UWI suffer shock 26-run defeat against Barbados Youth in Sagicor General T20
Bridgetown, Barbados, May 6 - (www.bcacricket.org) - Record five-time champions and current holders Sagicor Life UWI suffered a shock 26-run defeat against Barbados Cricket Supplies Barbados Youth in the second round of the BCA Sagicor General Twenty20 (Phase 2) Tournament today.
Missing three leading players in Kyle Corbin, Jonathan Carter and Ryan Hinds for various reasons, UWI were bowled out for 120 off 18.4 overs in pursuit of 147 for victory in the Zone ‘A’ match at Rices.
Skipper and left-arm spinner Joshua Bishop was the main wrecker with three for 19.
Another left-arm spinner, Camarie Boyce and Kadeem Alleyne each took two for 14, while off-spinner Shakkae Marshall picked up two for 21.
Alleyne switched from pace to off-spin after he was hit for a couple fours.
Barbados Pride opener Anthony Alleyne made 69 off off 54 balls including nine threes and six fours.
Barbados Youth scored 146 for seven after winning the toss.
Ryshon Williams was the topscorer with 33. Jadan Jones contributed 28 not out and Bishop, 27.
Left-arm spinner Larry Edward took three for 25.
Later, at the same venue and also in the same zone, Gladiola beat Bayview Hospital YMPC by 38 runs, while CounterPoint Wanderers defeated ICBL Empire by 53 runs at Trents to take over the lead on eight points.
In Zone ‘B’, last year’s runners-up Crane Resort St. Catherine moved to the top on eight points after demolishing BDFSP by nine wickets at SJPI, which was also the venue for a six-wicket win by Massy Stores Spartan over Wildey, and ESA Field Pickwick defeated Home Improvement Hardware & Supplies Maple by 18 runs at Trents.
Empire were beaten again after their batting struggled.
Chasing 142 to win, they were restricted to 88 for seven.
Opener Kofie Hurdle made 30 off 42 balls before he was fifth out with the score 63 in the 13th over.
Leg-spinner Nikolai Charles took two for five and off-spinner Kraigg Brathwaite, who used the new ball, two for 12 - both off four overs.
Under pressure at 28 for four off five overs after winning the toss, Wanderers owed a total of 141 for seven largely to a fifth wicket partnership of 77 in ten overs between veteran Kirk Edwards and fellow first-class player Roshon Primus.
Edwards led the way with 46 off 41 balls at No. 4 before he was sixth out at 108 in the 16th over, while Primus scored 34 off 28 balls.
Captain Diego Stuart made 26 not out off 17 balls.
Left-arm spinner Jomel Warrican took three for 15 and pacer Christopher Taitt, two for 19.
A trio of unrelated Nurses played key roles as Gladiola beat YMPC by 38 runs.
Propelled by half-centuries from Martin Nurse and Ashley Nurse, Gladiola amassed the highest total of the round - 185 for five after winning the toss.
Left-hander Martin Nurse blasted 81 off 49 balls with eight threes and 11 fours, while Ashley Nurse made 58 off 33 deliveries including six threes and seven fours.
Spinner Neil Persaud took three for 29.
YMPC were limited to 147 for nine.
Kemar Jabarry Smith scored 44 and his brother, Dwayne Smith, 39.
Fast bowler Ryan Nurse took three for 20, leg-spinner Hayden Walsh, two for 19 and off-spinner Ashley Nurse, two for 22.
St. Catherine brushed aside BDFSP by nine wickets.
BDFSP limped to 87 for five after winning the toss.
Tevyn Walcott and Jameel Stuart were joint topscorers with 14 as they added 26 in four overs for the fifth wicket before both fell in the space of two balls in the 14th over after Stuart was run out.
Michael Holder took two for 20 and fellow left-arm pacer Darnell Greenidge, two for 23.
Neil Browne than struck an unbeaten 49 off 47 balls with six fours and one six and Shamar Cooke made 28 in a partnership of 63 in nine overs before the victory was achieved after 12.4 overs.
Akeem Springer hit an unbeaten half-century as Spartan beat Wildey by six wickets with four balls to spare.
In a target of 139, opener Springer made 69 not out off 54 balls including 11 fours and two sixes. He put on 57 in 6.2 overs for the fourth wicket with Marrodon Bend, who scored 32 off 21 deliveries, counting three fours and two sixes.
Left-arm fast bowler Jerome Jones took three for 30 off four overs.
Wildey were bowled out for 138 off 20 overs as the last five wickets fell for 36 runs in 4.2 overs.
Left-hander Carlos Maynard scored 31 off 23 balls, fellow left-hander Shanaldo Taylor, 28 off 17 balls, opener Craig St. Hill 27 (22 balls) and Jerome Jones, 26 (also 22 deliveries).
Left-arm spinner Chad Williams took three for 14, Andre Marshall, also a left-arm spinner, two for 28 and medium-pacer Stefon King, two for 35.
Craig Holder produced a good all-round performance including a half-century as Pickwick beat Maple by 18 runs.
Holder and West Indies batsman Shai Hope added 112 off 14.4 overs for the first wicket in a total of 147 for eight after Pickwick had the luck of the toss.
Left-hander Holder made 59 off 47 balls with ten threes and three fours, while Hope scored 48 off 41 balls including five threes and five fours.
Fast bowler Jeremy Marshall took two for 18, off-spinner Ramon Greaves, two for 18 and seamer Kirk Brome, two for 24.
Maple were restricted to 129 for eight.
Shane Parris scored 40 off 31 balls and Jamar Griffith, 27.
Former Barbados and West Indies fast bowler Tino Best snatched three for 22, medium-pacer Jerome Stuart, two for 16 and spinner Holder, who is also a wicket-keeper, two for 24.
SERIES 3 - May 13
ZONE A - Empire v UWI at Dayrells Road - 10 a.m.; Wanderers v YMPC at Dayrells Road - 2 p.m.; Barbados Youth v Gladiola at Paragon - 10 a.m.
ZONE B - Maple v Wildey at Foursquare Oval - 10 a.m.; Pickwick v St. Catherine at Foursquare Oval - 2 p.m. BDFSP v Spartan at Paragon - 2 p.m.