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Milo/ Portmore U-17 cricket continues today

Sanjay Myers

Wednesday, July 10, 2013    

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The 2013 Milo/Portmore Cricket Association Under-17 cricket championship continues today with three matches, including the fixture between defending champion Ken’s Wildflower and Colours International at the Bridgeport field.

In other matches, the unbeaten Hamilton Gardens welcome Greater Portmore, and Bridge View travel to face Portsmouth.

On Sunday, Krishawn Givans’ all-round effort led Bridge View to a seven-wicket win over Washington CC at Bridgeport.

Givans took 5-27 to help dismiss Washington for 122, and later returned to score 43 not out in Bridge View’s 123-3.

In another match at Hamilton Gardens, the home team prevailed by 44 runs against Colours International.

Batting first, Hamilton Gardens made 141, as Gifton Mullings and Joel Ewan contributed 24 and 20, respectively. Kemoy Kelly took 4-14 for Colours International.

In Colours International’s reply, Romario Lynch made 26, but his team slumped to 97 all out. Shan-Dee Dennis and Romario Wallace took two wickets each for Hamilton Gardens.

At the Portsmouth Sports Ground, Ken’s Wildflower beat the host by 37 runs.

George Walker top-scored with 45 and Akeem McLaron supported with 25 in Ken’s Wildflower’s 159 all out. Dicaprio Porter led the Portsmouth bowling with 3-22.

In response, Portsmouth were dismissed for 122, despite Ricardo Mills (34) and Adrian Thompson (31) making useful knocks.

Aaron Blackwood took 4-17 and Walker chipped in with 2-8.

Ken’s Wildflower and Hamilton Gardens currently lead the table with six points each.

This season’s Portmore cricket competition is restructured to facilitate Under-17 players, as opposed to the Under-15 tournament staged last year.

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