Police reach third Parish League cricket final following Sir Curtly semifinal triumph

Police previously won the Dave Joseph and Sir Richie Richardson titles
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By Neto Baptiste

Police will go in search of a third straight cricket title for the ongoing 2022 domestic season when they face Freetown in the final of the ACB Caribbean Parish League Sir Curtly Ambrose Limited Overs Competition on the weekend of June 23 and 24.

In their semi-final clash, Police defeated Newfield by four wickets over the weekend to qualify for their third consecutive final.

Batting first, Newfield were bowled out for 88 with their best effort coming from Peter Bellafanti who made 26. James Cornelius was the pick of the bowlers for Police, bagging four wickets for 38 runs.

When their turn at the crease arrived, the lawmen reached their target at 92 for four with Jeron Jones hitting 37 not out. Conroy Thomas was best with the ball for Newfield, claiming two wickets for 32 runs.

Police previously won the Dave Joseph and Sir Richie Richardson titles.

In the other semifinal clash, Freetown defeated D&R Architecture Sea View Farm by 70 runs.

Batting first, Freetown amassed an intimidating 198 for seven with Keif Baltimore hitting 74 and Jarel Phillip falling one short of his half century at 49. Yanik Watley made 30 not out. A Jarvis was best with the ball for Sea View Farm, taking three for 44.

Sea View Farm put up a fight as they chased the huge total, but were all out for 128. J Mussington top-scored with 37, while M Charles and Tris Phillip made 34 and 23 runs, respectively.

A venue for the final will be announced shortly.

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