UPDATED: Antigua and Barbuda beat Oakville Foundation in Sir Garfield Tournament

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The Antigua and Barbuda Combined Schools cricket team recorded a huge 118-run victory over Oakville XI in the Sir Garfield Sobers International Schools Cricket Tournament in Barbados on July 17.

Winning the toss and opting to bat, Antigua and Barbuda amassed 228 from 40 overs, losing six wickets in the process.

Uri Smith hit a top score of 62 and Asher Murray-Cornelius had a square 50 runs for a half century. There were also contributions from Paul Miller who scored 36, Kioni Greenaway with 25 runs and Tariq Benjamin with 20 runs. 

Bowling for the Foundation School, Ashton Deosammy picked up two for 47 while Mark Ramsammy claimed two for 59. There was one wicket each for Savion Maynard and Marcus Nandu.

When their turn at the crease arrived, Oakvill XI could only reach 110 for eight from 31 overs. Nandu top scored with 50 not out from 72 balls.

Smith was the pick of the bowlers for Antigua and Barbuda with two for 13 while Elroy Francis Jr. snatched two for 22.

Miandre James and Greenaway had one wicket each in the losing effort.

NB: An earlier version of this story indicated that Antigua and Barbuda had lost. This was due to a mix up with the scores sent to our organisation. We do apologise to the team and our readers.


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