No happy ending for the Princess

St Michael’s Antonio Yearwood playing off his legs.

St. Michael School made light work of Princess Margaret Secondary School in the LIME Under-15 Cricket Tournament today, defeating them by 10 wickets at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital grounds, Martindale’s Road, St. Michael.

After rain washed out the first day of the two- day encounter, they got the match going and St. Michael won the toss and sent the visitors in to bat and bundled out Princess Margaret for a dismal 24 runs in 30 overs. Medium pace bowler for St. Michael Jordan Niles got early success as three wickets fell in the first over of play with one run on the board. After seven overs Princess Margaret were 15 runs for five wickets and things continued to go downhill for the boys from Six Roads. Niles ended with four wickets for four runs in eight overs, while Dario Greaves captured three wickets for six runs in 11 overs and captain Rashad Mayers chipped in with two wickets for seven runs in five overs.

Christian Jones top-scored for the St Philip school with nine runs in an innings where there were seven ducks. In response St. Michael School knocked off Princess Margaret’s paltry score in no time making 26 runs in 5.1 overs.

In other matches, the game between Grantley Adams Secondary and St. Leonard’s Boys ended in a no result as rain played havoc with the fixture.

However, yesterday the game was reduced to 28 overs a side and St. Leonard’s batted first and scored 104 for five wickets in 28 overs.

Devon Goodman scored 40 not out and Camarie Boyce scored 37 not out.

Zidan Yearwood took two wickets for 10 runs in six overs for the boys from St. Joseph while Kareem Carrington contributed with two wickets for 25 runs in six overs. In reply Grantley Adams made 102 for four in 27 overs.

All-rounder Zidan Yearwood was in on the action again scoring 48 runs and Keshane Jemott made 21.

St. Leonard’s bowlers Camarie Boyce captured two wickets for five runs in four overs while Kyle Bowen took two wickets for 14 runs in three overs. Garrison won the toss and chose to bat first at the YMPC ground and made 117 all out in 32.1 overs.

In response Coleridge and Parry made 119 for two in 25.3 overs. The Garrison’s Jovani Forde was the main highlight, taking five wickets for 15 runs in 5.1 overs. The match ended in a drawn. (ML)

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