Beyond the Test World
Police triumph in game of the season
On November 22, the Delicious Dishes sponsored Jamaica All Stars battled K's Tires Guyana Jaguars
On November 22, the Delicious Dishes sponsored Jamaica All Stars battled K's Tires Guyana Jaguars. After winning the toss and deciding to bat, The Jamaica All Stars could only secure a meager 121 runs all out off 26 overs. The Guyana Jaguars' bowling attack was enhanced by
Beesham Bhagwandash. In what seemed to be a disastrous start for the Jaguars after losing early valuable wickets, their hopes were resurrected by the superb performance of veteran and former member of the police team Terrence Thomas. Final score –Jam .All Stars 121 all out from 26 overs and Guyana Jaguars 122 for 6 off 19.1 overs.
On November 23 , the Atlas Electrical Jam Turk team faced off with last season's champion, the St. Lucian Hitters, sponsored by the TCI Bank. The final score Jam Turk -209 for 8 off 30 overs and St. Lucian Hitters 184 all out off 27 overs.
Guyana Jaguars winning
A comfortable 58 by Carlton Benjamin and an unbeaten 50 not out from Glen Campbell was
enough to propel the Atlas Electrical sponsored Jam Turk team to their second consecutive win when they beat the Masters by 104 runs on Saturday November 29. Final score – Jam Turk-229 for 4 and Masters 125 all out.
The November 30 match was dubbed the game of the season in so far as spectators and players alike had to hold their breath as they watched an exciting competitive game between new comers Seven Stars and the Police in the fifth game of the season. Final score Police 257 for 4 off 30 overs and Seven Stars in reply -231 all out off 27.5 overs. The Police won by 26 runs.
Martin Williamson is executive editor of ESPNcricinfo and managing editor of ESPN Digital Media in Europe, the Middle East and Africa