Press Release:– On Wednesday 24th June, 2020 at 7pm, two vibrant teams took to the Balata playing field to battle it out at the crease.
The Bocage Amazonas won the toss and decided to bowl first, thus giving the Ciceron Rising Stars a chance to post a commendable total.
After 20 overs, the Ciceron Rising Stars team was bowled out for 88 runs. Top scorer for Ciceron Rising Stars was Atanus Alberson with 21 runs (18 balls).
Marlon Paul also contributed with 17 runs (28 balls), Trevor Ghirawoo and Swealan Auguste also reached double figures contributing 12 runs each in 19 and 17 balls respectively.
Bowling for the Bocage Amazonas was Darrell Prevough with 3 overs, 1 maiden, 3 wickets for 10 runs.
Other valuable contributions came from Nial Francis; 2 overs, 2wickets for 16 runs and I wicket a piece from Carlton Edmund and Gilbere Daniel.
Chasing a modest total for victory and only needing 5 runs an over, the Bocage Amazonas were pegged back by the tight bowling of their opposition and after 10 overs were only able to amas 34 runs.
Experienced players Gilbere Daniel and skipper Carton Edmund showed their experience and got their team back on track.
Gilbere Daniel top scored with 19 runs (19 balls) and skipper Carlton Edmund scored 16 runs (6 balls). Despite the fall of these two wickets, it was Darrell Prevough who saw his team home, hitting 12 runs in 9 balls.
Bowling for Ciceron Rising Stars was Atanus Alberson with figures of 4 overs, 1 maiden, 2 wickets for 26 runs; Trevor Ghirawoo; 3 overs, 2 wickets for 26 runs. Imbert Auguste and Kendal Joseph both had 1 wicket a piece.
Man of the match went to Darrell Prevough for an exceptional all-round performance: 3/10 (4 overs) and 12 runs (9 balls).
Bocage Amazonas won by 2 wickets giving the warning they are ready to battle at the crease in the upcoming APL cricket tournament.
But not forgetting the Balata Playing Field will come alive once again on Sunday 27th June 2020, from 2pm. Where Bocage Amazonas will go against North Eastern Veterans.