Combined Schools finish strong at Sir Garfield Sobers tournament

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The Antigua and Barbuda Combined Schools rounded off their Sir Garfield Sobers Schools Cricket Tournament in Barbados on a winning note, beating Queen’s College by 142 runs on Sunday to finish second in their zone and fifth overall from 21 teams.
Batting first, Antigua and Barbuda posted 264 for seven in 40 overs with Uri Smith hitting 118 runs from 19 deliveries. His knock included 19 fours. Kadeem Henry was also good with the bat, slamming 67 from 89 balls.
Osaze Smith was the lone bowler of note for the opposition, claiming 2 wickets for 47 runs.
Queen’s College in reply, could only reach 122 all out in 28.3 overs. Ajani Waterman was best with the bat for his team, making 61 from 88 deliveries. His knock included five fours and one six. Waterman was assisted by Kayode Miller who made 26 from 31 deliveries.
T’Kwan Johnson was the pick of the bowlers
for Antigua and Barbuda, claiming three wickets for 21 runs in five overs while Kadeem Josiah snatched two for 17 in 4.3 overs.
Smith was Antigua and Barbuda’s top runs-getter, amassing 334 runs over eight matches. He scored at an average of 41.75 with a best of 118, hitting three half centuries and one century.
Henry was second in the rankings with 238 runs and a best of 80 while Tariq Benjamin was third with a total of 148 runs. Elroy Francis Jr (100 runs) and Keoni Greenaway (90 runs) rounded off the top five Antigua and Barbuda batsmen.
Henry and Miandre James dominated the bowling department, both taking 12 wickets each while Kadeem Josiah (10 wickets), Francis Jr. (10 wickets)
and Greenaway (7 wickets) all performed well with the ball for Antigua and Barbuda

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