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Cavaliers lead point standings in local T20 competition

BVI Cavaliers lead the point standings in the Ralph O’Neal T20 Cricket competition after recently completing round-one of the tournament.

Six of the eight teams in the competition currently sit on six points each, but the Cavaliers’ superior run-rate has placed them at the top of the standings after playing only one game.

Meanwhile, Road Town Warriors (RTW) pulled off a five-wicket victory over Grenada CC while playing at the Greenland Recreational Ground last Sunday, April 21. They now sit in third place.

RTW won the toss and sent Grenada CC into bat first. The Grenadian team were bowled out for 98 in just 13.3 overs. Leading the bowling for RTW was Turby Xavier.

Assisting him at the helm of the bowling was ‘player of the match’, Imran Smith who bowled brilliantly to take three wickets in 2.3 overs.

In reply, RTW eased to the required total to end on 104 for five from 11.2 overs. Austin McDowall led the batting with an unbeaten 40 runs including five 4’s and two 6’s while captain Joel Smith made 27.

Irvin Lewis was the leading wicket-taker for Grenada CC. He claimed three wickets in four overs.

Meanwhile, in the 1:30 pm match between Police and Vincy CC, the law enforcers were able to bounce back from last week’s loss to defeat the Vincentians by 20 runs. Police had gone into bat first after winning the coin toss.

Police was bowled out for 109 in 18.2 overs with Jamal Mickle top scoring with 30 runs.

For Vincy, Ivan Clarke was the pick of the bowlers; claiming three wickets in four overs.

In reply, an excellent bowling spell from the player of the match Kevin Shilchand saw Police restricting Vincy CC to 89 all-out in 14.4 overs.

Police now sit in fifth position with six points.

In the upcoming matches set for Sunday, April 28, Royal Knights will play VG Spartans at 9 am while Cavaliers will have a chance to extend their lead when they go up against Vikings in the 1:30 pm

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