Bridgetown, Barbados, December 1 - (www.bcacricket.org) - Mark’s Auto Spares Belair Stars beat Dira’s Bar & Friends by a faster scoring rate after rain ended play to capture the second annual Charles Griffith St. John Development Council Invitational Twenty20 tapeball Classic on Independence Day, Saturday.
Chasing 118 to win in the Final at Gall Hill, Belair Stars were 42 for two off 6.4 overs.
After losing the toss, Dira’s Bar & Friends were given a solid start by Corey Scantlebury and Dwight Carter who added 55 in 10.2 overs for the first wicket before they were limited to 117 for eight.
Carter topscored with 36 off 41 balls including three fours and one six, while Scantlebury made 20.
Vataly Wilkinson contributed 20.
There were 31 extras.
Player-of-the-Match Javon Grosvenor took three for 25 off four overs.
The Belair Stars team included Barbados Pride fast bowler Chemar Holder, who picked up one for 16 off four overs.
DIRA’S BAR & FRIENDS
Corey Scantlebury run out (Phillips) 20 (32 balls, 2x4)
Dwight Carter b Holder 36 (41 balls, 3x4, 1x6)
Alcindo Holder b Grosvenor 3 (6 balls)
Larry Babb b Stuart 1 (3 balls)
Ryan Nurse c Joseph b Grosvenor 2 (4 balls)
*Lonsdale Blake c Stuart b Grosvenor 0 (1 ball)
Vataly Wilkinson b Hoyte 18 (15 balls, 2x6)
+Zidane Harewood not out 4 (6 balls)
Renaldo Holder run out (Jones) 0 (0 balls)
Michael Holder not out 2 (2 balls)
Extras (b6, lb3, w20, nb2) 31
TOTAL (8 wks, 20 overs) 117
Fall of wickets: 1-55 (Scantlebury, 10.2 ov), 2-70 (A. Holder, 12.2), 3-77 (Babb, 13.3), 4-82 (Nurse, 14.3), 5-82 (Blake, 14.4), 6-108 (Carter, 18), 7-112 (Wilkinson, 19), 8-112 (R. Holder, 19.2).
Did not bat: Godwin Flatts.
Bowling: Currency 4-1-17-0 (w2), Turney 4-0-18-0 (w2), Grosvenor 4-0-25-3 (w4), Holder 4-0-16-1 (w6), Phillips 1-0-10-0, Stuart 2-0-18-1 (w6, nb2), Hoyte 1-0-4-1.
Kadeem Alleyne b M. Holder 10 (5 balls, 2x4)
Lemar Joseph lbw b Flatts 3 (6 balls)
Jameel Stuart not out 9 (11 balls, 1x4)
+Jadan Jones not out 4 (13 balls)
Extras (lb1, w13, nb2) 16
TOTAL (2 wks, 6.4 overs) 42
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Alleyne, 1.4 ov), 2-23 (Joseph, 3).
Did not bat: *Deswin Currency, Sadrian Ward, Devon Phillips, Shakeel Turney, Chemar Holder, Jarion Hoyte, Javon Grosvenor.
Bowling: Flatts 3-0-20-1 (w3, nb2), M. Holder 3-0-20-1 (w10), R. Holder 0.4-0-1-0.
Toss: Belair Stars.
Result: Belair Stars won by a faster scoring rate after rain ended play.
Player-of-the-Match: Javon Grosvenor.
Umpires: Dwayne Estwick, Lamar Clarke.
Scorer: Leslay Prescod.
Most Runs - 121
Dwight Carter, Dira’s Bar & Friends - Highest Score 36
Most Wickets - 17
Michael Holder, Dira’s Bar & Friends - Best of 5-10
Player of the Match
Javon Grosvenor, Belair Stars - Bowling figures of 3-25
Most Valuable Player (chosen by the Committee)
Michael Holder, Dira’s Bar & Friends
Champion: Mark's Auto Spare Belair Stars
Runner-up: Dira's Bar & Friends