South Florida cricket round-up – Lauderhill Jammers whip Ambassadors, Tropics Defeats Palm Beach Titans

By David Maitland

SFCA

Lauderhill Jammers, batting first against Ambassadors on Sunday March 18th at the Lauderhill Sports Park in Lauderhill, won the toss and smashed 334 for 6 off the allotted 40 overs to take the win.  

The main contributors to that massive total were Dean Morgan, who top scored with 108 from sixty-four balls, including 9 fours and 2 sixes and Shawn Finley, who added 64, including 6 fours and 5 sixes.  Keniel Irvin contributed 54, which included 2 sixes and 2 fours while Mark Johnson added 45 (1 four, 4 sixes) and Gavin Wallace, 28.

There were six bowlers for Ambassadors who each took a wicket a piece. In reply, Ambassadors could only muster 94 all-out, to concede victory by a whopping 240 runs. Fredrick Redwood top scored with 42.  

Bowling honors went to Elvis Watson of Jammers, who bagged 3 for 11 from 6 overs while David Brathwaite picked up 3 for 29 from 5 overs and Gavin Wallace, 2 for 15 from 5.3 overs.

Palm Beach Titans Vs. Tropics United

Palm Beach Titans, meanwhile, batting at John Stretch Park, won the toss and decided to bat, posting a challenging total of 188 for 9 from their allotted 40 overs.  Sachith Kongahakotuwage scored 50, including 3 sixes and 2 fours while Prateek Singh added 22 and Rishabh Patel and Errol Rattigan, 17, respectively. Dalip Madnani scored 16 and Andres Fraser 15.  

Bowling for Tropics United, Oswald Howard bagged 4 for 50 and Philerm Davis 2 for 34. In reply, Tropics United reached 189 for 6 in 35.5 overs. Kimroy Salmon 31 was not out while Ramario Forbes added 30; Nicholas Mittoo 27; Philerm David 24; and Oliver Taffe 21 not out. Tropics United won by 4 wickets.  

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