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Title: Richards hits 83 not out as Carlton beat Empire by 50 runs to win Sagicor General Twenty20 title

Author: Keith Holder

Date Submitted: 2009-08-21

Keywords: Dale Richards, Alex Bridgeman, Dawayne Sealy, Andre Evelyn

Sagicor Twenty20 - August 21 - (www.bcacricket.org) - Dale Richards starred with an unbeaten 83 as TeleBarbados Carlton defeated ICBL Empire by 50 runs to win the 2009 Sagicor General Twenty20 championship under lights at Kensington Oval tonight.

Set 178 for victory, Empire were restricted to 127 for eight.

Batting at No. 3, West Indies player Richards struck six fours and four sixes in his 62-ball knock as Carlton scored 177 for five off 20 overs after they were sent in.

Richards was named man-of-the-match.

Play started 15 minutes late at 7.15 p.m. following heavy rain a couple hours earlier.

SCORECARD

CARLTON

K. Gibson c J. Hinds b Evelyn    17

R. Greaves run out (Searles)    1

D. Richards not out    83

D. Sealy c wk Smith b Evelyn    4

K. Springer c J. Parris b J. Hinds    16

+C. Morris c sub (Greenidge) b Searles    26

S. Clarke not out    14

Extras (w10, nb6)    16

TOTAL (5 wks, 20 overs)    177

Wks fell at: 1-2 (Greaves, 0.6 overs), 2-25 (Gibson, 3.3), 3-35 (D. Sealy, 5.1), 4-89 (Springer, 11.3), 5-151 (Morris, 17.1).

Did not bat: V. Nurse, *M. Graham, D. Currency, A. Bridgeman.

Bowling: R. Parris 4-0-26-0, Evelyn 4-0-30-2, Holder 2-0-22-0, J. Hinds 3-0-33-1, R. Hinds 4-0-34-0, J. Searles 3-0-32-1.

EMPIRE

J. Hinds run out (Graham)        3

J. Parris c wk Morris b Springer        18

K. Stoute c Richards b Currency    14

R. Hinds b Clarke        14

A. Holder c Graham b Sealy    33

*J. Haynes run out (Springer)    15

R. Parris b Bridgeman        2

S. Graham st Morris b Bridgeman    4

J. Searles not out        7

A. Evelyn not out        1

Extras (lb2, w12, nb2)    16

TOTAL (8 wks, 20 overs)    127

Wks fell at: 1-3 (J. Hinds, 0.5), 2-24 (J. Parris, 3.3), 3-45 (Stoute, 8.5), 4-53 (R. Hinds, 9.4), 5-100 (Holder, 14.5), 6-104 (R. Parris, 16.1), 7-115 (Holder, 17.4), 8-117 (Graham, 18.2).

Did not bat: +J. Smith.

Bowling: Graham 4-0-11-0, Currency 3-0-30-1, Springer 3-0-23-1, Clarke 2-0-15-1, Bridgeman 4-0-30-2, D. Sealy 4-0-16-1.

Result: Carlton won by 50 runs.

Sagicor General Man-of-the-Match: Dale Richards.

Adjudicator: Jason Bennett.

Umpires: Tunley Franklyn, Patrick Grazette. Stand-by: Vincent Bullen.

Match referee: Clifford Clarke.

Duckworth/Lewis Manager: Mervyn Jones.

Prize Money: Carlton - $15 000; Empire - $8 000.

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