Q.C. strike early

Queen’s College took charge of their Lime Under-15 two-day 35-over match against St George Secondary, restricting the visitors to 103 for nine in 31 overs and closing the day at 129 for two in reply at their Husbands, St James grounds.†

St. George won the toss and elected to bat and were in trouble early, losing three wickets by the seventh over with only 14 runs on the board.

Medium-pace bowler for Queen’s College, Dikemba Wilson, did the early damage, capturing all three wickets.†

By the 20th over St. George were 60 for four, but Rashad Boxhill and Jameel Moore steadied the ship in a 57-run partnership before Boxhill was dismissed for nine and Moore followed two balls later after making 45.

The rest of the innings quickly went into decline.†Wilson finished with three for 18 and fellow medium-pacer Donte Niles took three for 20.†After two balls of Queen’s College’s innings, rain interrupted play for 90 minutes. On resumption Queen’s College batted soundly with the outfield somewhat slow and conditions rather slippery for the fielders.†

Queen’s College’s opening batsman, Yvan Grant, played splendidly for 78 before being run out off the last ball of play.

In other games, at the close of play in the match between the Garrison School and Grantley Adams at Grantley Adams, the home side made 140 for 7 in their 35 overs and Garrison were 68 for 2 in 21 overs.

At St Leonard’s, St Michael School made 145 for 7 in 32 overs and the home side responded with 159 for 2 in 23 overs (Deswin Currency 92 not out).

At Waterford, Combermere made 180 for 6 in 35 overs and The Lodge School are 99 for 5 in 32 overs.

At Speightstown, Alexandra made 150 for 8 in 35 overs and Harrison College are 47 for 2 in 18 overs. (ML)†††

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