Warriors, PMS pick up victories in T20 softball tournament

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By Neto Baptiste

ACB Warriors recorded the largest margin of victory in the LL Supply Ltd Island Boys Sport Club Tape Ball T20 Classic on Sunday, beating Flyers by 10 wickets.

Playing in one of only two matches contested after rain stopped play in a number of other encounters, Flyers opted to bat after winning the toss and reached 73 all-out from 14.4 overs.

Almoyie Webster top-scored with 37 runs. Uri Smith was the chief bowler for Warriors, bagging three wickets for nine runs in four overs. He was assisted by Deveare Smith with two wickets for 14 runs in two overs.

When their turn at the crease arrived, Warriors raced to their target, hitting 81 without loss in just five overs. Smith did the bulk of the damage as he slammed 56 not-out while Kioni Greenaway made 18 not- out.

In the other contest played Sunday, AUA Cool & Smooth PMS defeated Desi Boys by three wickets in a game reduced to 15 overs.

Winning the toss and opting to bat, Desi Boys reached 118 for nine in their 15 overs with Nagaraj Mysome getting a top score of 30. He was assisted by Adithya Bhamadwaj who added 16 to the total.

Terrence Thompson was best with the ball for PMS, grabbing three wickets for 16 runs in three overs. There were three wickets also for Cordelle Olliviere at a cost of 16 runs from three overs.

In their chase, PMS reached 121 for seven from 11.5 overs with Derrick Benta hitting 38. Allwyn Joshua snatched three wickets for 14 runs in three overs while Ejaz Khan claimed two wickets for 14 runs in two overs.

Meanwhile, matches scheduled between All Stars vs. Rackaman Construction Strictly Business, Brysons Shipping & Insurance Bullets vs. Pelican Safarri VIP Squad and Plumbing Electrical Ltd. Island Boys vs. Thunder Kings were all cancelled due to rain.

Other matches, Dredgers vs. Buckley’s 3J’s and Auntie Sue’s Kitchen Herberts United vs. Sousay Doux were also affected by rain. The teams in all cancelled matches will share points.

The competition continues Monday when Future Stars face Classic Eleven at 6pm at Powells.

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