North Stars back from successful tour to United Kingdom, France and Brussels

Bridgetown, Barbados, September 27 -(www.barbadoscricket.org) – North Stars Cultural & Social Club enjoyed a successful tour to the United Kingdom recently.

Based at Crab Hill, St. Lucy, North Stars won three of four matches.

They also visited France for a couple days in addition to a cultural tour of Brussels in Belgium.

It was the 11th tour to England by North Stars, who have captured a couple titles in the BCA Intermediate and Division 2 competitions.

The club is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

Summarised scores:

v Frocester: North Stars won by eight wickets.

Frocester 125 all out (Ali Bray 44, Aaron Tuck 18, Benoy Ittyavirah 15; R. Maynard 3-10, R. Samuel 3-24, R. Best 2-27).

North Stars 126-2 (R. Samuel 51 not out – 34 balls, 6 fours, 2 sixes; D. Hyland 50 retired – 22 balls, 6 fours, 4 sixes).

v Ashtree: North Stars won by 53 runs.

North Stars 130-8 (20 overs) (Renaldo Hyland 50, Alvin Campbell 26, Troy Toppin 14; S. Banks 3-11, S. Thomas 2-18.

Ashtree 77-9 (20 overs) (J. Wells 24, B. Spray 13, M. Tarr 11; Keron Forde 4-19, Treegan Breedy 4-26).

V Oxford University: North Stars won by three runs.

North Stars 208-5 (R. Samuel 89 not out, R. Cozier 39, T. Archer 24, R. Hyland 15; N. Wilkins 2-17,E. Barlan 2-44).

Oxford University 205-7 (E. Langram 45, S. Herbert 34 not out, M. Mcgral 31, J. Graham 25, E. Evans 21, R. Buehanon 17; Alvin Campbell 2-16, R. Samuels 2-19, Troy Toppin 2-32).

V Caribbean Cup Competition: North Stars lost by 166 runs.

Caribbean Cup Competition 252 all out (L. Lawrence 104, T. Henry 33, R. Brown 15, K. Grant 14 not out; R. Browne 4-56, R. Samuels 3-35).

North Stars 86 all out (R. Maynard 20; C. Larose 3-15).

NB: North Stars Youth also played an Under-16 match v Old Wilsonians.

North Stars 128-9 (R. Maynard 48, R. Samuel 26, R. Best 19; Travers 4-15, Disberry 3-19).

Old Wilsonians 131-2 (Frampton 38 not out, Stratford 22, Castle 15).