Ambassador, St Bess and Underdogz recorded victories in week eight of the South Florida Cricket Alliance 30-overs Competition as the tournament continued last Sunday, May 9th.
Tropics United vs. Ambassador
At the John Mullins Park in Lauderhill, Tropics United won the toss and asked Ambassador to take the first strike. Ambassador were reeling 103 for 3 when Carnell White joined Haldane Martin at the crease with 8.1 of the allotted 30 overs bowled; posted a 216 runs partnership for the fourth wicket before White was out caught off the last ball of the inning for 99. Martin was not out for an even 100. Keyone Gayle contributed 41 and extras accounted for 58 as Ambassador amassed 319 runs.
Bowling for Tropics United, Philerm Davis took 2 for 54 from six overs.
In reply, Tropics United fought gallantly but was eventually bowled out for 245 in 26.5 overs. Malcolm Fisher topped scored with 61 (8 fours, 2 sixes), followed by Davis 59 and Ryan Watson 34.
Bowling for Ambassador, White took 4 for 55 from his allotted 6 overs while captain Kenroy Wright took 3 for 34 from 6 overs to secure a 74 runs victory.
Palm Beach Titans vs. St. Bess
Meanwhile at John Prince Park, in Lake Worth, St. Bess batting first, tallied 307 runs for the loss of four wickets off their allotted 30 overs. With an opening stand of 227 featuring Hainsworth Wallace 132 runs (9 fours and 12 sixes) from 63 balls, and Zeniffe Fowler 111 (9 fours and 6 sixes) from 80 balls St Bess dominated the Titans bowling from the outset.
Only Andre Fraser 3 for 30 from three overs and young Adam Khan 1 for 60 were successful.
Replying, Ambassadors could only muster 170 All Out, conceding victory by 137 runs with Fraser scoring 51 and Nagarjun Bojedia 25.
St. Bess bowling honors went to O’Brian Jones Jr. 3 for 31 from six overs, Troy Lewis 2 for 25 and Sherwyn Powell 2 for 28.
Port St Lucie vs. Underdogz
At the Girl Scout Friendship Park in Port St. Lucie the home team batting first, made 133 for 6 in 30 overs. Neil Greene scored 31 Not Out and Mark Pinnock 22.
Bowling for Underdogz, Adam Khan was the main wicket-taker with 3 for 26.
Underdogz secured a five-wicket win scoring 134 runs for 5 with Vickram Kumar, 46 Not Out, Anthwon Singh 40 not out and Timothy Surujbally 20.