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Title: Maple demoted after losing to Wanderers on final day of BCA Elite division season

Author: bcacricket.org

Date Submitted: 2018-12-22

Keywords: Roshon Primus, Shakeem Clarke

Elite Division - Bridgetown, Barbados, December 22 - (www.bcacricket.org) - Home Improvement & Hardware Supplies Maple have been demoted to the First division after losing by ten wickets to CounterPoint Wanderers at Dayrells Road on the final day of the Elite division Championship today.

Starting the third day of the ninth series on 93 for three, Wanderers were bowled out for 190 in 49 overs to gain a first innings lead of 36.

Roshon Primus topscored with 84 in 104 minutes off 66 balls with 11 fours and two sixes after resuming on 58.

Skipper Kevin McClean made 51 from his overweek 23. He batted for 122 minutes, received 96 balls and struck eight fours.

Maple scored 112 for nine declared in their second innings.

Pacer Shakeem Clarke five for 52.

Set 77 to win in 28 overs, Wanderers reached their target in just 8.4 overs.

Jason Greene was unbeaten on 47 and Ryshon Williams, 30.

It is the first time Maple have been demoted since the promotion and relegation system was introduced in 2009.

Sagicor Life UWI retained the title on the second day of the final series.

FINAL POINTS TABLE

Tabulate under:

M-matches, W-won, L-lost, T-tied, D-drawn, NR-no result, MPTS-match points minus batting and bowling, BATP-batting points, BOWP-bowling points, TP-total points.

TEAMS             M    W    L    T    D   NR    MPTS  BATP  BOWP   TP

UWI                 9     6   0    0    2     1      79       18       34      131

BDFSP              9    4    0     0    4     1     59       13      35      107

Wildey              9    4    1     0    3    1      57       14      32      103

Gladiola            9    4    3     0    1     1     56        8       30       94

St. Catherine    9     2    2    0     5    0     38       16      36       90

Spartan            9    3    3     0    3    0      46        8      33       87

Empire             9    2    3     0    3    1      31       19     27       77

Wanderers        9    1    4     0    3    1      21      11      30       62

Maple               9    1    4     0    3    1      18       2       29       49

Barbados Youth 9    0    7     0    1    1      4         8       29       41

NB: Maple will be demoted to the First division for the 2019 season.

Barbados Youth are exempt from demotion.

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