Montreal, Canada, August 13 - (www.bcacricket.org) - Barbados club, BNOC, won the opening match of their Canadian tour of Montreal and Mississauga by seven wickets against Montreal Cricket Club in a Twenty20 at Douglas Hospital Ground.
The BNOC squad includes ten members from Barbados and other Barbados-born players who are now residing in Canada.
Matches have also been scheduled against Quebec Cricket Federation, Mississauga Ramblers Select X1 and Mississauga Ramblers Masters.
Squad: Anthony Morris (captain), Damien Payne (vice-captain), Owen Birch, Vonrick Nurse, Ronnie Gittens, Alex Gittens, Anthony Turton, Lionel Hackett, Gordon Maxwell, Mervin Grace. NB: Joining in Canada are David Nicholls (former Cable & Wireless player), Maurice Taylor (former Maple player), Dwayne Taylor (son of Maurice), Akiel Mollen (a Trinidadian).
Summarised scores of first match:
BNOC beat Montreal Cricket Club by seven wickets.
Montreal Cricket Club 101-5 (20 overs) (Shawn Brown 44, P. Proven 17, A. Drexel 14; Anthony Morris 2-14, Akiel Mollen 2-14).
BNOC 103-3 (16 overs) (David Nicholls 48, Owen Birch 26, Vonrick Nurse 15).