beat Liat Stars by seven wickets in BVI Cricket league action
In the lone
game played in the second weekend of the BVI Cricket Association league at the
A. O. Shirley Recreation Grounds on Sunday, Rivals secured a convincing seven
wicket victory over Liat Stars. The week old league had its first forfeiture
when Cay Sports failed to field a team to face the Police squad.
With Liat Stars
fielding 10 players only, Englore Liburd ploughed through the order to bag five
wickets as they were bowled out for a paltry 91 runs. Glanville Brown resisted
long enough and had a top score of 23. Barath Lamothe and Mervin LaTouche
contributed another 16 and 14 runs respectively.
In seven overs
work, Liburd bagged 5 for 20, while Jerome Periera took 3 for 26 off 6.4 overs.
In their reply,
Monty Butler missed a half century in helping to guide Rivals to 93 for 3 for a
comfortable seven wicket win. Butler had and unbeaten 41 including seven
boundaries, before being caught by Marcus Bulter off the bowling of Otis Meyers.
Lynden Benjamin contributed a supporting 16. Meyers only bowled one over but
bagged 2 for 15. Lamothe took 1 for 29 off four overs.
champions Cavaliers, who beat East End in their opener last weekend, will face
Cay Sports at noon on Saturday, while East End the Under 19 Youth team will
square off also at noon on Sunday.
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