Glamorgan defeated Kamau Leverock and his Cardiff MCCU teammates by 47 runs in their final warm-up game before the first-class season.
Acting captain Mark Wallace's 64 and 51 from new recruit Craig Meschede helped Glamorgan to 247/6 in their 50 overs.
Fast bowler Jack Murphy, was the pick of the Cardiff bowlers with figures of 9-0-46-4, while Leverock finished with figures of 7.3-0-40-3.
In reply Cardiff MCCU reached 200/6 with their top score of 57 coming from South African-born left-hander Neil Brand, Leverock did not bat.
Brand has played for Glamorgan and Somerset at second-team level.
Dean Cosker was Glamorgan's most successful bowler with 2 for 30 in his 10 overs, while Dewi Penrhyn-Jones also claimed two wickets.
..48 (57) JM Kettleborough c N Brand b Kamau Leverock ..01 (06) WD Bragg b JR Murphy ..25 (29) BJ Wright b Kamau Leverock ..07 (08) CB Cooke c T Cullen b S Griffiths ..05 (07) DL Lloyd c T Cullen b S Griffiths ..64 (77) MA Wallace c Kamau Leverock b S Griffiths ..51 (46) CAJ Meschede b JR Murphy ..02 (07) RAJ Smith b JR Murphy ..15 (25) AG Salter c T Cullen b JR Murphy ..18 (34) WT Owen b Kamau Leverock ..01 (01) DA Cosker Not Out ..10 Extras (6w-3lb-1b) 247 Total All Out after 49.3 overs
9.0-0-46-4 JR Murphy 10.-0-39-0 H Powell 7.3-0-40-3 Kamau Leverock 10.-0-48-3 S Griffiths 5.0-0-29-0 A Nijjar 8.0-0-41-0 KA Bull
..06 (14) T Cullen b WT Owen ..40 (89) MJ Norris st MA Wallace b DA Cosker ..57 (98) N Brand c D Penrhyn Jones b DL Lloyd ..09 (19) T Rouse lbw b DA Cosker ..05 (11) BRM Scriven c MA Wallace b D Penrhyn Jones ..34 (42) S Griffiths Not Out ..20 (14) J Scriven c DL Lloyd b D Penrhyn Jones ..12 (14) JR Murphy Not Out ..17 Extras (2nb-13w-2lb) 200 Total for 5 Wickets after 50 overs
6.0-0-18-1 WT Owen 6.0-0-32-0 RAJ Smith 7.0-0-24-0 CAJ Meschede 10.-2-42-0 AG Salter 10.-0-30-2 DA Cosker 6.0-0-21-1 DL Lloyd 5.0-0-31-2 D Penrhyn Jones
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
St. George's Present Cheque to Burgess
The St. George’s Cricket Club President Neil Paynter presented St. George’s Cricket Club and Bermuda International cricketer Christian Burgess with a cheque for $1,000.00.
The St. George’s Cricket Club recently held a fundraiser in aid of Burgess to help him with the finances he requires to fulfill the commitments ahead that include the Caribbean Premier League Franchise camp from June 13th to 18th.
Burgess was one of four Bermudian players given an opportunity in December to take part in a High Performance Camp in Barbados run by ICC High Performance Officer Tom Evans.
Burgess is expecting to spend a week training alongside the likes of Kevin Pietersen and Darren Sammy.
The week-long training camp that Burgess has been invited to participate in will run from June 13 to 18, with the league taking place from June 21 to July 26.
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Bermuda Four Conclude in Sri Lanka
Ontario Cricket Academy 138 St. Josephs College 142/8
The four Bermuda Players Chare Smith, Sheldon Caesar, Cameron Jeffers and Antoine Seaman played their final game in the Ontario Cricket Team Tour of Sri Lanka.
The Ontario Cricket Team took on St. Josephs College, putting in their best performance as a team.
The Ontario Cricket Team batted first and were bowled all out for 138 in 30 overs of a 45 over match.
Smith was the top scorer with 31, Jeffers was 8 not out when their inning ended. Caesar and Seaman failed to score.
In reply St. Josephs College scored 142/8 in 27 overs of 45, Jeffers returned bowling figures of 9-0-46-4, while Smith had bowling figures of 5-0-18-1.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Bermuda Four Continue Competing in Sri Lanka
The four Bermuda Players Chare Smith, Sheldon Caesar, Cameron Jeffers and Antoine Seaman continued taking part in the Ontario Cricket Team Tour of Sri Lanka.
The Ontario Cricket Academy played one 50 over match and back to back games.
Wesley College 114 Ontario Cricket Academy 116/3
Wesley College batted first and were bowled all out for 114, Cameron Jeffers led the Bermuda group in the bowling department with figures of 8-0-25-3, Chare Smith returned figures of 3-0-9-0 and Sheldon Caesar had figures of 1-0-7-0.
Antoine Seaman had 1 run out, while Smith held onto 2 catches.
In reply the Ontario Cricket scored 116/3 winning by 7 wickets, none of the Bermuda players got to bat, but young Kushal Ganji of America scored 62 not out, Darius Dalal of Canada scored 29 and the captain Muhammad Abraash Khan of Canada scored 12.
Two Twenty20 Games
Ontario Cricket Academy 119/8 Muralitharan Foundation 124/7
Ontario Cricket batted first and scored 119/ 8 in their 20 overs, Smith scored 21 not out, in reply Muralitharan Foundation scored 124/7, Smith returned figures of 4-0-12-3, while Seaman held onto 1 catch and 1 stumping.
Ontario Cricket Academy 97/7 Muralitharan Foundation 98/3
Ontario Cricket batted first and scored 97/ 7 in their 20 overs, in reply Muralitharan Foundation scored 98/3 in 13 overs, Smith had figures of 3-0-15-1 and Seaman held onto one catch.
Monday, March 16, 2015
Bermuda Players Shine in Defeat in Sri Lanka
The four Bermuda Players taking part in the Ontario Cricket Team Tour of Sri Lanka got off to a losing start.
After a 4.30hr drive from Kandy to Colombo, the team went straight into a 30 over match against the DS Senanayake College Under 19 Boys team.
All 13 members of the Ontario Cricket squad got to either bat or bowl.
Senanayake College 218/9 Ontario Cricket 119
During the Senanayake College inning Cameron Jeffers finished with figures of 4-0-28-3, he also assisted with a run out. Wicketkeeper Antoine Seaman held 2 catches, he had 2 stumpings and 2 run outs.
Chare Smith batting at number 8, was high scorer with 28 not out off 27 balls, but Jeffers scored 7 runs, while Seaman and Sheldon Caesar failed to score.