Rain wreaks havoc in Series 8 of BCA Super Cup

Bridgetown, Barbados, August 7 – (www.barbadoscricket.org) – Rain wreaked havoc in Series 8 of the BCA Elite/Division 1 Super Cup Championship today.

Not a ball was bowled in eight of the ten scheduled matches.

Play started in the other two – IGS Insurance Brokers Yorkshire v Police at Friendship and Sagicor Life UWI ‘B’ v St. Catherine at 3Ws Oval – but there was an abandonment after only 17 balls at Friendship with the home team reaching 17 for one.

UWI ‘B’ won by 16 runs (DLS method) in a match highlighted by an attacking half-century from Chemar Holder.

Better known for his fast bowling, Holder scored 74 off 39 balls with two fours and eight sixes at No. 6 as UWI ‘B’ recovered from 64 for five in the 16th over before they were bowled out for 162 in 28.5 overs of a reduced 29-over allotment.

Off-spinner Dwayne Skeete was the leading wicket-taker with four for 21 off five overs.

Set a revised target of 168 to win, St. Catherine were restricted to 151 for nine.

Tahj Tavernier took four for 20 off six overs.

POINTS

ZONE A – Empire 13, Gladiola 11, Wildey 11, Spartan 9, St. Catherine 8, UWI ‘B’ 8, Pickwick 7, Barbados Youth ‘A’ 5, YMPC 5, Foundation 3.

ZONE B – Wanderers 14, UWI ‘A’ 12, Police 9, Yorkshire 9, Isolation Cavaliers 9, Barbados Youth ‘B’ 7, Maple 7, Carlton 7, Lords 5, Combermere 1.