Buxton Carl Hooper Cricket Club beat T&T club by six runs

first_imgA FINE all-round performance from Akean Hiles led the Buxton Carl Hooper Cricket Club (CHCC) to a six-run win over Trinidadian cricket club, Secret Storm, in their second clash of the Evergreen Sports Club T20 Cricket Festival, which is currently underway in the Twin Island Republic.The visiting club’s opening clash on Sunday was rained out.In their latest game, on Monday evening, at the Evergreen Sports Club ground, San Fernando, Buxton CHCC won the toss and opted to take first strike. Led by Hiles, who scored 29, the visitors were able to bat their way to 131-6 in a match reduced to 18 overs.Number three batsman Hiles, who clobbered three fours and a six, got support from Nicholas Kanhai (24) who smashed two sixes and a four batting at number six. Also playing a few shots was opener Owen Andrews 20 (1×4, 1×6).Secret Storm were led by R. Motilall and K. Rampersaud, who finished with two wickets each.In their reply, Secret Storm were restricted to 125-5, although A. Ballah had scored a match-high 38.Pacer Hiles returned with the ball to pick up 3-36. He got support from Rawley Fredericks, who grabbed 2-16 from four overs with his off-spin bowling.The Marvin Cato led side will play again this evening (fixtures changed due to rain).last_img

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