October 28, 2020

Cayman takes big win in LIME Nations Cup

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OMAR-WILLIS-2013-300x225With a commanding performance that has thrown down the gauntlet to all the teams, Cayman’s youthful team and defending champions, participating in the LIME Cayman Nations Cup delivered an outstanding performance. Batting first in the final league encounter of this tournament against a depleted British & Irish Lions, Cayman showed no mercy and scored 169 for five with fifties from Zachary McLaughlin and Omar Willis. Having scored 63 runs in the first 10 overs, the Cayman team turned up the pressure and amassed 106 runs in the next 10 overs. First McLaughlin and then a masterpiece from Omar Willis, aided by Ronald Ebanks 21, pushed the total to a defendable 169.

Cayman’s bowlers were impressive and the British & Irish Lions had no answer; their main contributors were Derek Randall 27, Richard Thomas 17 and Chris Smith 15. Cayman won by 79 runs. Omar Willis was named Man of the Match.

Jamaica also had an impressive display, defeating India by 10 wickets. Batting first, India totaled 113 for five in 19 overs. Playing in his first match, Kenute Tulloch produced an extraordinary first delivery to take the wicket of India star batsman Rocky for no score. Larry 45, Jay 30 and Mani 20 batted bravely for India. Corey Cato took three wickets. In turn, Deno McInnis 58n.o, with four fours and four sixes, and Milton Johnson 34n.o gave Jamaica a convincing victory. Deno McInnis was named Man of the Match.

Only the Super Over could separate Greenies and Islanders over at the John A Cumber Primary School ground in the LIME Women’s 8-a-Side tournament. Having each scored 88 runs after the allotted 15 overs, Greenies held their nerve to defeat Islanders. Batting first in the Super Over, Islanders scored six runs and lost two wickets before Greenies got to seven runs and the victory.

LIME giveaways begin this Sunday and will continue during the semi finals and finals scheduled for 27 October and 3 November. Come out and support your T20 cricket and be in to walk away with LIME phones and much more.

Results

LIME Cayman Nations Cup

India – 113 for 5

Larry 45, Jay 30, Mani 20

Corey Cato 3 for 14, Kenute Tulloch 1 for 21, Terry Nathan 1 for 25

Jamaica – 116 for 0

Deno McInnis 58n.o, Milton Johnson 34n.o

Jamaica won by 10 wickets

Deno McInnis Man of the Match

Cayman – 169 for 5

Omar Willis 51n.o, Zachary McLaughlin 51, Ronald Ebanks 21, Kervin Ebanks 17

Richard Thomas 1 for 30

B & I Lions – 90 for 4

Derek Randall 27, Richard Thomas 17, Chris Smith 15

Kervin Ebanks 1 for 8, Marlon Bryan 1 for 9, Kevon 1 for 12

Cayman won by 79 runs

LIME Women’s 8-a-Side

Greenies – 88

Islanders – 88

Super Over

Islanders – 6

Greenies – 7

Greenies won

Schedule

LIME Cayman Nation’s Cup

Sun, 20 October

B & I Lions v India, SRO at 11:00 a.m.

Women 1 v Women 2, SRO at 2:30 p.m.

Photo: Omar Willis (left) receives his Man of the Match award from Ricardo Roach.

 

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