Team Rivals defeated LIME Radcliffe by 5 wickets at the Park Hill Playing Field yesterday to clinch the 2013 National Lotteries Authority Neil Williams National Twenty/20 Cricket Championship, adding that Title to the Premier Division that they shared with Victors (1) and the Inaugural Super-40 Championship which they won earlier in the season.
Yesterday, LIME Radcliffe won the toss, batted first and were dismissed for 107 in 18.3-overs after Andrew Thomas top-scored with 41, Rodney Lawrence added 29. Veteran leg-spinner Olanzo Jackson 4 for 22, left-arm leg-spinner Asif Hooper 3 for 17 had bowled successfully for Team Rivals.
It took Team Rivals 18.5-overs and the loss of five wickets to score the required 108 for victory. Their leading scorers were Harley Skerritt 38, Marvin Small 23; Dyke Cato took 2 for 15 and Andrew Thomas 2 for 20 LIME Radcliffe. Harley Skerritt was named Man-of-the-Match.
Earlier in the semi-finals Saturday. LIME Radcliffe defeated Victors (1) by 84 runs at the Stubbs Playing Field. The scores: LIME Radcliffe: 176 for 3 off 17-overs; Jomo Toney 61, Lindon James 46 not out, Rodney Lawrence 42 not out; Alston Bobb 2 for 19, Victors (1): 92 for 9 off 17-overs; Donwell Hector 26, Seon Sween 26; Dyke Cato 4 for 8
Team Rivals beat Triumph United Club by 105 runs at the Park Hill Playing Field. SCORES:Team Rivals: 166 for 6 off 20-overs;
Harley Skerritt 78 not out, Anson Latchman 32, Ro Neil Jeffrey 23;
Rangel Small 4 for 40, Triumph United Club: 61 all out 17.2-overs;
Travis Cumberbatch 26; Casmond Walters 4 for 5, Deighton Butler 2 for 3, Olanzo Jackson 2 for 12