Jamaica Scorpions vs USA Cricket

Scorpions celebrating
Scorpions celebrating
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Jamaica Scorpions went into this match looking for a victory over USA Cricket with the hope of it being enough to get them the final semi-final spot up for grabs.

Scorpions won the toss and elected to bat first. Captain Chadwick Walton was the first to fall for 13.

Trevon Griffith soldiered on, together with Steven Taylor the pair posted 88 runs when Taylor fell for 40. Griffith eventually departed for a well-played 80.

Alwyn Williams and Fabian Allen then partnered for 56 runs before Williams was out for 20.

Scorpions reached 259/8 from their 50 overs. Saurabh Netravalkar was the best USA bowler, taking 4/45.

Jamaica had the USA innings in a bother early on as they were 2/32 in the 25th over. A partnership of 54 between USA captain Ibrahim Khaleel and Jaskaran Malhotra rescued their innings.

Khaleel fell for 29. Malhotra continued the USA’s resistance, but he eventually fell for a hard-fought 70.

The rest of USA Cricket couldn’t not take their team to the target. USA Cricket reached 179/9 from their 50 overs. Christopher Lamont has the best bowling figures for Jamaica with 2/17.

 Trevon Griffith was Man of the Match.



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