Lauderhill Jammers walked away with another win – this time by eight wickets against Ambassadors on Sunday October 28th at the Lauderhill Sports Complex.
Ambassadors won the toss and decided to take first strike. Despite an opening stand of 53 between Clifford McLean, 28, and Cornel Peart, 25, Ambassadors found themselves struggling at 58 for 3 in 8th overs. But Cornel White and Leon Tulloch got together and staged a recovery, taking the score to 138, with White adding 21 including three fours and one six and Tulloch, a well-played 59 with 6 massive sixes and five fours.
After the departure of both batsmen with the score at 151 for 5, wickets kept on tumbling at regular intervals and Ambassadors was eventually bowled out for 168 in the 20th overs.
The pick of the bowlers for Lauderhill Jammers were Timmy Surujbally, who bagged 4 for 11 in four overs; Michael Graham, 2 for 13; and Dean Morgan, 2 for 14.
In reply, Lauderhill Jammers got off to a bad start with the first wicket falling with only 7 runs on the board. But then in walked captain Dean Morgan and he and Omari Williams crafted their team’s recovery by adding 124 runs.
But Morgan then went, caught off a superb catch by Leon Tulloch with the score at 131 for 2 and his personal score on 39.
Williams, however, went on to top score top score with 96 not-out, including eight fours and nine sixes and help lead the Jammers to the required target of 169 runs in 10.5 overs with only 2 wickets lost.
The pick of the bowlers for Ambassadors was Cornel White who took two wickets for 30 runs.
As the South Florida Cricket Alliance entered its 10th round, the points table is as follows:
Lauderhill Jammers, 41
Palm Beach Titans, 11
Port St. Lucie, 15
Tropics United, 6 and
St. Bess, 26.