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GC Foster humble Colours in T20 Cricket


Spanish Town-based G C Foster humbled Colours International with an eight-run victory and took sole leadership of Zone A as action resumed in the Wray and Nephew-sponsored Portmore Cricket Association (PCA) T20 Club Cricket Championships on Sunday.

In a game reduced to 12 overs per side, G C Foster, which have 13 points from from four games, were led by Jamaica player Danza Hyatt who had a topscore of 40, in a total of 79-5, as Marlon Gardener snatched 2-13 for Colours.

Colours were restricted to 71-4 off their 12 overs, with Ramon Senior unbeaten at the end on 24 and Hyatt returning to bag 2-16.

In another high-profile game, Zone B leaders on net run rate, Bridgeview, (10 points) inflicted the first defeat on Portmore Pines with a 34-run victory. Scores: Bridgeview 169-7, Courtney Bredwood, 38, Nkrumah Bonner, 36, Erron Downer, 28. Terrence Brown 3-38, Marshall Marsh 2-42. Portmore Pines 135-9, Marsh 46, Michael McLoud 29. Eron Downer 3-18, Delroy Morgan 2-14 .

In a surprise result, Zone A team Reid's Pen (10 points) defeated Portsmouth by 42 runs. Scores: Reid's Pen 134-6 off 16 overs; Robert Heron, 59, Lloyd Goule, 33, Kimani Morgan 2-12. Portsmouth 92/7 off 10 overs, Delbert Gayle 48. Hanif Palmer 2-7, Ahan Plummer 2-13.

In other games, Ken's Wildflower, led by Junior Stewart's all-round performance of 67 not out and 4-10, defeated Silverstone by nine wickets; Hamilton Gardens bouyed by Orville Thompson's 35 runs and Conroy McKinson's bowling effort of 3-14, beat Belmont by 12 runs. Belmont bowler Derron Royals took 4-14, including the league's second hat-trick in a losing effort.

Greater Portmore Oneil Wright's 37 runs and Amiel Bryan's 2-12 helped their team to defeat Passagefort by nine runs. Andre Ellis (4-13) offered Passagefort's best performance.

Washington (10 points) inspired by Kimoy Hanson, 48, Ranville Brown; 44, and Kimoy Hanson's 2-9 spanked Gregory Park by 105 runs. The competition continues tomorrow.

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