McCaskie hits his second half-century as Sir Charles X1 win again in Legends 50-Over Cup

Bridgetown, Barbados, September 27 – (www.barbadoscricket.org) – Opener Zachary McCaskie slammed his second half-century of the Barbados Cricket Legends 50-over Cup for Sir Charles Griffith X1, who defeated Sir Gordon Greenidge X1 by 27 runs in a rain-shortened third match at Kensington Oval today.

McCaskie led the way with 73 off 66 balls including three fours and five sixes in a total of 217 for four off 28 overs after his side lost the toss following a late start.

He put on 77 in only 9.1 overs with Shaqkere Parris, who scored 30 off 29 balls, striking three sixes.

McCaskie and Demetrius Richards then added 88 off 13.1 overs for the second wicket before Richards was dismissed by fast bowler Akeem Jordan for 48 off 42 balls including three fours and two sixes.

Three balls later, Jordan also removed McCaskie, who made 75 in the opening match, which the Griffith X1 won by 235 runs against Sir Garfield Sobers X1.

Skipper Nicholas Kirton was unbeaten on 35 off 23 deliveries with three fours and two sixes.

Jordan took two for 48 off six overs.

The Greenidge X1 were restricted to 190 for eight.

Kevin Wickham hit the topscore of 46 off 31 balls with one four and four sixes at No. 3.

Amari Goodridge made 35 not out off only 17 balls including four sixes and captain Kraigg Brathwaite 31 off 19 deliveries with three fours and one six.

Leg-spinner Jaden Leacock three for 37 off five overs, off-spinner Indal Persaud, three for 42 off six overs and pacer Stefon King, two for 20 off four overs.

SCORECARD

SIR CHARLES GRIFFITH X1

Shaqkere Parris c wk Damario Richards b Boyce          30      (29 balls, 3×6)

Zachary McCaskie c S. Brathwaite b Jordan                   73      (66 balls, 3×4, 5×6)

+Demetrius Richards c Wickham b Jordan                    48     (42 balls, 3×4, 2×6)

*Nicholas Kirton not out                                                     35      (23 balls, 3×4, 2×6)

Antonio Morris b McAllister                                               12      (9 balls, 1×4)

Joshua Dorne not out                                                            2      (1 ball)

Extras (b2, lb1, w12, nb2)                                                    17

TOTAL (4 wks, 28 overs)                                                   217

Did not bat: Indal Persaud, Ravendra Persaud, Stefon King, Matthew Jones, Deswin Currency, Jarion Hoyte, Jaden Lorde.

Fall of wickets: 1-77 (Parris, 9.1 ov), 2-165 (Demetrius Richards, 22.2), 3-166 (McCaskie, 22.5), 4-215 (Morris, 27.5).

Bowling: Akeem Jordan 6-0-48-2 (w1), Jediah Blades 4-0-52-0 (w3, nb1), Chaim Holder 2-0-15-0 (w2), Camarie Boyce 6-0-22-1, Jair McAllister 6-0-49-1 (w4, nb1), Amari Goodridge 3-0-20-0 (w2), Javed Leacock 1-0-8-0.

SIR GORDON GREENIDGE X1

Shian Brathwaite c Jones b King                                           6        (13 balls, 1×4)

Tauron Gibson c wk Demetrius Richards b King               4         (17 balls, 1×4)

Kevin Wickham c I. Persaud b Leacock                              46         (31 balls, 1×4, 4×6)

Mikhail Austin c Hoyte b Leacock                                        17        (25 balls, 2×4)

+Damario Richards c McCaskie b I. Persaud                     12       (21 balls, 1×6)

Kraigg Brathwaite c wk Demetrius Richards b Persaud   31      (19 balls, 3×4, 1×6)

Akeem Jordan c Currency b I. Persaud                                10     (10 balls, 1×6)

Amari Goodridge not out                                                        35     (17 balls, 4×4)

Jayden Roberts c Currency b Leacock                                 18      (14 balls, 1×4, 1×6)

Chaim Holder not out                                                              0      (0 balls)

Extras (b2, lb1, w8)                                                                 11

TOTAL (8 wks, 28 overs)                                                       190

Did not bat: Camarie Boyce, Jediah Blades, Javed Leacock, Jair McAllister.

Fall of wickets: 1-7 (S. Brathwaite, 2.5 ov), 2-14 (Gibson, 6.2), 3-78 (Austin, 14.1), 4-79 (Wickham, 14.4), 5-119 (K. Brathwaite, 20.4), 6-137 (Damario Richards, 22.1), 7-138 (Jordan, 23), 8-182 (Roberts, 27.4).

Bowling: Stefon King 4-1-20-2 (w1), Jarion Hoyte 6-1-23-0 (w2), Jaden Leacock 5-0-37-3, Deswin Currency 3-0-30-0, Jaden Lorde 4-0-35-0 (w5), Indal Persaud 6-0-42-3.

Result: Sir Charles Griffith X1 won by 27 runs.

Toss: Sir Gordon Greenidge X1.

Umpires: Amal Reid, Kevin Sisnett.

Scorer: Ashtyn Forde-Reifer.