Week One Scores
Tuesday 11th July 2017 - French Verandah SVG Community College beat Harrison College of Barbados by 103 runs
Wednesday 12th July 2017 - French Verandah SVG Community College beat Bolton School of England by 3 wickets
Thursday 13th July 2017 - French Verandah SVG Community College beat Combermere of Barbados by 97 runs
Friday 14th July 2017 - French Verandah SVG Community College beat the School of Nations of Guyana by 103 runs
Game 1 Results
The French Verandah SVG Community College got off to a winning start in the 2017 Sir Garfield Sobers International Schools Cricket Tournament, as they defeated the Harrison College of Barbados by 103 runs, at the Four Squares ground on Tuesday 11th July 2017.
Inserted to bat, the Community College got up to 228 for 6 in 32 overs at the cut off point for the first innings. Dillon Douglas stroked the tournament's third century, 107. Douglas shared a 93 runs 3rd wicket stand with Alex Samuel who got 47 and 75 for the 5th wicket with Tilron Harry who ended on 27 not out.
Micah Shephard 2 for 32 and Lijani Cherry 2 for 45 were Harrison Colleges' best bowlers.
Needing to score at over seven runs per over from the get go, Harrison College got up to 73 without loss after 16 overs, before they lost eight wickets for 52 runs as they found the going tough. Brandon Sealey scored 36 while Lijani Cherry got 31. Captain Jeremy Layne pick up 4 for 29 from 8 overs, Jerremy Haywood 2 for 26 from 7 overs and Roshorn John 1 for 19 in 8 overs.
Game 2 Results
The French Verandah SVG Community College recorded their second consecutive win in the 2017 Sir Garfield Sobers International Schools Cricket Tournament on Wednesday 12th July 2017 as they defeated the Bolton School of England by three wickets.
Bolton School called correctly at the toss and decided to bat. They recovered from 29 for 2 after 10 overs to score 202 for 7 after their allotted 40 overs. Dan Southworth 59, Kurtis Watson 53 and Joe Ball 36 batted well for Bolton School. Roshorn John 2 for 19 from 8 overs and Rayon Williams 2 for 37 also from 8 overs, were the Vincentian's best bowlers.
The Community College then replied with 204 for 7 in 38 overs. Zivon Walker 54 not out, Alex Samuel 31, Rayon Williams 29 and Randall Roberts 27 all got amongst the runs. Ben Milnes's 2 for 38 from 8 overs was the best figures for the bowlers from Bolton School.
Game 3 Results
The French Verandah SVG Community College notched up their third win in as many matches in the 2017 Sir Garfield Sobers International Schools Cricket Tournament on Thursday 13th July 2017 as they defeated Combermere of Barbados by 97 runs.
The Community College batting first fought through a difficult first ten overs at which point they were 19 without loss, to score 202 runs in their last 30, ending on 221 for 9 in their allotted 40 overs. Alex Samuel led the way with a well played 53, while Dillon Douglas 46, Urnel Thomas 38 and Rayon Williams 20 also made valuable contributions. Maxwell Lewis bagged 6 for 67 from 8 overs.
Combermere began their run chase positively and were at one point 73 for 2 in the 13th over, before good bowling from the Vincentian spinners haulted their progress. They were eventually dismissed for 124 in 28.5 overs. Thaddeus Chase 42 and Shakkae Marshall 26 were their principal scorers. Jerremy Haywood 4 for 20 from 8 overs and Dillion Douglas 3 for 23 from his 8 overs bowled well for the SVG College unit.
Game 4 Results
The French Verandah SVG Community College moved to four wins from four matches in the 2017 Sir Garfield Sobers International Schools Cricket Tournament on Friday 14th July 2017 as they defeated the School of Nations of Guyana by 103 runs.
The Community College were once again asked to bat first, and recovered from 24 for 3 to score 247 for 6 in 37 overs. Right handed Middle order batsmen Romando Browne 82 and Zivon Walker 70 not out, batted superbly, as the shared a 5th wicket stand of 118. Browne had earlier added 73 for the 4th wicket with Dillon Douglas we made 37. Right arm medium pacers Ariel Tilku and Christopher Kowsilla picked up 3 for 51 and 2 for 39 respectively, bowling for the Guyanese.
A thirty minute delay due to rain after lunch resulted in a revised target of 201 in 30 overs set for the School of Nations. They were restricted to 97 for 9 when their allotment ended. Opening batsman Mark Ramsammy was their principal scorer with 40. Jeremy Layne 4 for 12 from 6 overs and Jerremy Haywood 2 for 10 from six overs, stiffled the Guyanese batting effort.
The French Verandah SVG Community College plays game five of the tournament on Monday 17th July 2017 against St. Leonard's of Barbados.