Cricket is back at Alston George Park


After a two-year break to facilitate renovation work, the Alston George Park in the parish of St Mark is back in operation.

  Last Sunday saw the resumption of cricket competition; the start of the Western League Cricket Competition, a joint competition involving St. Mark and St John’s.

  Sunday’s game involved Old Boys Cricket Club and Redmud. Redmud emerged victorious winning by three wickets. 

Scores in that game, Old Boys winning the toss and batting scored 127 in 25 overs. Brian Wildman 69 and Wavell Benjamin 11 were the only two batters to get into double figures.

 Bowling for Redmud, Adrian Narine took 3 wickets for 27 runs from five overs, Reuel Williams 2 for 23 from 5 and Micah Narine 1 for 18 from 5.

 Redmud responded with 131 for 7 from 22 overs.  Among the runs were Micah Narine 32, Semion Fletcher 18 and Denis Narine 27. Bowling for Old Boys, Lex Mc. Bain got 2 for 29 from 2 overs, while Kenroy Peters, Moses Alexander and Moses Thomas each captured one wicket.

 In the match played on Saturday at the Cuthbert Peters Park in Gouyave, Rising Star went under to Last Minute by 40 runs. Scores in that game; Last Minute batting first scored 260 from 32 overs, Rising Star responded with 240 from 32 overs, giving Last Minute victory by 40 runs

 The tournament continues this weekend with another four matches on Saturday, Performance takes on Clozier at the Cuthbert Peters Park, while Samaritan and Youths do battle at the Alston George Park in Victoria.

 On Sunday Redmud vs. Revenge at the Cuthbert Peters Park while Old Boys plays Last Minute at the Alston George Park in Victoria. All games are scheduled to start at 12 noon.

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