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Vincy CC moves to third position in local T20 cricket tournament

An all-around performance by Vincy CC guided them to a three-wicket victory over Vikings CC and saw them moving to third position in the point standings of the 2019 BVICA-NAGICO T20 Cricket Tournament.  

Playing in the first game on Sunday, June 9, Vikings, after losing the toss, batted first and tallied 168 for eight from their 20 overs.

Neil Niles was the top scorer for Vikings with an unbeaten 54 runs from 38 deliveries including three 6s and four 4s while Roshan Husman followed with a knock of 45 runs from 37 balls.

In the Vincy bowling department, player of the match Rohan Blake took centre stage to end with impressive figures of four wickets for 37 runs from his four-over spell.

Chasing 169 runs for victory, Vincy finished on 173 for seven in 18.3 overs. Three of their batsmen scored more than 30 runs with Cameron Williams leading the pack with 39, while McTair James and Montgomery Butler finished on 35 and 34 not-out, respectively.

For Vikings, Vaden Walker led in the bowling to end with exact figures to Vincy’s Blake, with four wickets for 37 runs from four overs.

Spartans vs RTW

Meanwhile in the second fixture of the double header, VG Spartans defeated Road Town Wholesale (RTW) by 44 runs to win their second game of the tournament.

Sent into bat, VG Spartans posted 187 for six from their 20 overs with player of the match Akeem Hendrickson and Marvin Brown contributing an unbeaten seventh-wicket partnership of 85 runs.

Hendrickson finished on 48 from 27 ball including five 6s and two 4s while Brown ended on 47 from 44 deliveries with three 6s and four 4s. For RTW, Captain Joel Williams led by example in the bowling department, ending with figures of three wickets for 34 runs from four overs.

In reply, RTW searching for victory, was stop short after Spartans restricted them to 143 all-out in 15.1 overs. Morry Olliverre ended unbeaten with 35 runs from 14 balls while skipper Williams contributed 33 runs.

For VG Spartans, Samuel Jones led with the ball to end with astonishing figures of four wickets for just 18 runs from his four overs bowled while Dale Africa followed suit to end with three wickets for only 15 runs in 3.1 overs.

At the end of these fixtures, Cavaliers remain in first position on 24 points via a better net run-rate of +2.113 over Royal Knights’ +1.961, while Vincy CC now sit in third on 18 points ahead of RTW who sits in fourth on 12 points due to a better net run-rate over Vikings, Grenada CC and VG Spartans, respectively.

Games to be played on Sunday, June 16 will see Vikings up against RTW at 9 am while Police will face VG Spartans at 1:30 pm.

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