St. George’s Cricket Club 113 Somerset Cricket Club 154 – END OF PLAY DAY ONE
Champions Somerset Cricket Club captain Jekon Edness won the toss and elected to send the challengers to bat. St. George’s Cricket Club were bowled out for 113 in 49.1 overs, an hour after lunch, with Treadwell Gibbons the top scorer with 32, captain OJ Pitcher added 16, while colt Macai Simmons scored 16. Janeiro Tucker and Jordan DeSilva grabbed 2 wickets for 9 runs to lead the Somerset Cricket Club bowling attack.
In reply the Somerset Cricket Club were bowled out for 154, a lead of 41, Tre Manders was their top scorer with 39 before being run out, while Derrick Brangman was 35 not out when the inning ended. The St. George’s Cricket Club bowling attack was led by Kyle Hodsoll who retuned figures of 9-1-20-4.
St. George’s Cricket Club 1st Inning
..32 (91) Treadwell Gibbons LBW Janeiro Tucker ..00 (01) Fiqre Crockwell c Jekon Edness b Malachi Jones ..05 (31) Christian Burgess c Jacobi Robinson b Jordan DeSilva ..12 (15) Jason Anderson c Janeiro Tucker b Greg Maybury ..20 (64) OJ Pitcher c Derrick Brangman b Janeiro Tucker ..12 (24) Onias Bascome c Jekon Edness b Malachi Jones ..16 (31) Macai Simmons c Malachi Jonesb Derrick Brangman ..04 (20) Damali Bell c Malachi Jones b Jacobi Robinson ..01 (03) George O’Brien c Tre Manders b Derrick Brangman ..05 (14) Stefan Kelly Not Out ..03 (08) Kyle Hodsoll c Jacobi Robinson b Jordan DeSilva ..03 Extras (1w-2lb) 113 Total All Out after 49.1 overs
8.0-2-20-2 Malachi Jones 10.-2-25-1 Greg Maybury 3.1-1-09-2 Jordan DeSilva 7.0-3-23-1 Jacobi Robinson 11.-4-09-2 Janeiro Tucker 10.-1-21-2 Derrick Brangman
Somerset Cricket Club Inning
..11 (17) Chris Douglas b Kyle Hodsoll ..00 (04) Terryn Fray b Kyle Hodsoll ..39 (73) Tre Manders Run Out ..23 (47) Stephen Outerbridge b Stefan Kelly ..02 (18) Janeiro Tucker c Treadwell Gibbons b George O’Brien ..08 (11) Jekon Edness b Kyle Hodsoll ..03 (11) Malachi Jones c Nzari Paynter b Kyle Hodsoll ..09 (18) Jordan DeSilva LBW George O’Brien ..09 (05) Jacobi Robinson c Christian Burgess b Stefan Kelly ..35 (27) Derrick Brangman Not Out ..08 (14) Greg Maybury b Damali Bell ..07 Extras (2nb-4lb-1w) 154 Total All Out after 40.1 overs
11.-1-58-2 George O’Brien 9.0-1-20-4 Kyle Hodsoll 6.4-0-13-1 Damali Bell 13.3-2-54-2 Stefan Kelly
Thursday, July 30, 2015
O'Brien Pleads Guilty to Level 1 Breach
George O’Brien received an official reprimand after pleading Guilty to a Level 1 breach of the Cup Match Code of Conduct during the First Day's play of the 113th Annual Cup Match between Somerset Cricket Club and St George's Cricket Club at Wellington Oval on Thursday July 30th 2015.
O’Brien was found to have breached Article 2.1.3 of the Cup Match Code of Conduct (the "Code") which relates to "showing dissent at an Umpire’s decision during the Match."
After bowling the 4th ball in the 23rd Over, O’Brien appealed for an LBW decision which the Umpire turned down the appeal, O’Brien then showed dissent at the Umpire's decision.
O’Brien admitted the offense and accepted the sanction proposed by the Match Referee Roger Dill, as such, there was no need for a formal hearing.
The charge had been laid by the on-field Umpires Kent Gibbons and Emmerson Carrington and third Umpire James Mc Kirdy.
The range of permissible sanctions for all first Level 1 offenses is a warning or reprimand and/or the imposition of a fine of up to 25 per cent of the applicable match fee.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
HSBC to host Cup Match Presidents
Neil Paynter & Alfred Maybury
St. George’s Cricket Club President, Neil Paynter officially announces HSBC Bermuda’s sponsorship of the Cup Match Classic 2015. HSBC Bermuda is proud to partner with the Presidents of the St. George’s and Somerset Cricket Clubs to support Bermuda’s biggest sporting event of the year.
In celebration of their support for the Cup Match event, HSBC hosted a Cup Match motorcade around the streets of Hamilton on Monday, promoting the spirit of the event. HSBC staff engaged with members of the community by issuing free Cup Match flags in team colors.
Richard Moseley, HSBC Bermuda CEO said, “There is nothing like Cup Match anywhere in the world, and HSBC is proud to once again be the lead sponsor of this year’s Cup Match Classic. The two days of Cup Match are a very special time of celebration in Bermuda, where we not only can watch some great cricket but also spend quality time with friends and family.”
HSBC is also partnering with T&T Productions and Logic, to bring the event live, free to the Bermuda community on Logic (formerly CableVision) channel 99 and WOW channel 103, with live internet streaming on bermudacupmatch.com. The event will also be aired live on VSB radio, Mix 106.
Jennifer Mahoney, Vice President of Marketing and Customer Care, Logic said, “This is an important cultural celebration for Bermuda. Not everyone is able to attend the Match, but we know many people want to experience the excitement of the event through the live television coverage. We are pleased to partner with the St. George’s Cricket Club, T&T Productions, HSBC and other sponsors, to bring this service to the community.”
Dwight Denbrook, V. P. Operations, WOW said “We are pleased and excited to be included with the team of T & T Productions, HSBC and Logic to bring this important showpiece of our Bermudian culture to our customers. We are thankful for the opportunity. This shows a great collaboration of corporate partners in delivering an important community service to our residents and guests.”
The Bank will be hosting activities in all branches on Wednesday, July 29TH from 12 noon -2 p.m., including free snow cones and tattoos in team colors. At the HSBC HarbourView Centre, between 11.30 a.m. – 1.30 p.m., a live radio show, hosted by VSB’s “The Captain” will air on Mix 106, and include interviews with the Club Presidents.
Neil Paynter, St. George’s Cricket Club President said, “The time has come. St. George’s Cricket Club is ready to host an amazing two days of competition and cultural celebration. We are looking forward to seeing everyone at the St. Georges Cricket Club July 30th and 31st, or tune in to the TV, internet or radio coverage. May the best team win….and we all know who that will be!”.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Acting Premier & Minister for Sport Host Cup Match Teams
Cup Match Captains
Acting Premier Bob Richards and the Minister of Community, Culture and Sport, Patricia Gordon Pamplin hosted a Cup Match reception at Camden.
Players and officials from both teams were on hand to here from the dignitaries and get inspiration, the reception was to be hosted by the Premier, however he was on the delayed British Airways flight out of London.
Cup Holders Captain Jekon Edness who earlier this week announced this will be his last year as Captain said, “We are going to St. George’s to play to the best of our ability and if we do that everything else should fall into place.”
Commenting on this being his last year as captain Edness said, “I remember the first one, we were bowled out for 96 in the first inning and I said to myself, what have I gotten myself into, but I am glad I went through it and I am hoping that my last can be a victory as well.”
St. George’s Captain OJ Pitcher said, “I am very happy with the team considering, we was forced to make changes, I will be honest, not picking a spinner is a bit of a concern but we are not stressing over it we will go with what we have.”
Monday, July 27, 2015
Weekend Top Batting & Bowling Performers
Colts Cup Match as well as Bermuda Cricket Board Premier and First Division matches took center stage this past weekend as well as Kamau Leverock competing over in Wales and as Islandstats.com has been doing for a number of years, we are bringing you a look at the top performers of the weekend.
In the batting department Rohaan Davis of Western Stars was the top scorer for the weekend with a knock of 68, while Derrick Brangman from the Southampton Rangers had second best knock scoring 47 not out against the Flatt’s Victoria and Keishon Smith playing for St. George’s Cricket Club in Colts Cup Match scored 41 runs.
With figures of 11.-0-60-5 saw Justin Corday from the Somerset Cricket Club returned the best figures of week in his Colts Cup Match drawn game, Brian Hall from Western Stars was the weeks second top bowler returning figures of 8.0-1-09-4 and with figures of 9.5-2-29-4 and figures of 9-0-29-4, saw Leverock and Kenneth Darrell from Warwick Workmens Club had the third best figures of the week.
..68 Rohaan Davis - Western Stars .47* Derrick Brangman – Southampton Rangers ..41 Keishon Smith - St. George’s Cricket Club * Denotes Not Out
11.-0-60-5 Justin Corday – Somerset Cricket Club 8.0-1-09-4 Brian Hall - Western Stars 9.5-2-29-4 Kamau Leverock – Newport Cricket Club 9.0-2-29-4 Kenneth Darrell - Warwick Workmen’s Club 8.1-0-31-4 Justin Donawa – Somerset Cricket Club 4.0-1-12-3 Wilbur Burt - Devonshire Recreation Club 4.3-0-18-3 Kijuan Franks – Flatt’s Victoria 5.0-1-20-3 Dion Stovell - Southampton Rangers 4.0-0-24-3 Jamal Saalam - Somerset Bridge 4.0-0-26-3 Jamie Raynor - Somerset Bridge 14.-0-41-3 Jordan Smith - St. George’s Cricket Club 10.-1-54-3 Kamau Leverock – Glamorgan Cricket Club