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July 6, 2013
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New look PCA U-17 Cricket bowls off

Portmore Cricket Association (PCA) in collaboration with main sponsors Milo, initiated the first-ever Milo Portmore U-17 Cricket League last Sunday at the Bridgeport Sport Ground.

At the launch were Charles Simpson, the former president of the Portmore Metropolitan Cricket League (PMCL) and Courtney Francis, president of the PCA as well as Wavell Hinds, former West Indies and Jamaican batsman.

Addressing the launch were Karen Mussington of sponsors, Milo, Lyndel Wright, president of the Jamaica Cricket Association and businessman, Lester Crooks, first vice-president of the league while the guest speaker was Reggie Scarlett.

A total of 140 players from seven teams will play for the Milo Challenge Cup. The league replaces the U-15 competition.

In matches played at Bridgeport, U-15 champs Ken's Wildflower demolished Washington CC by 151 runs. Ken's first made 209 all out in 28.1 overs and skittled out Washington CC for a mere 58 runs in 15.3 overs. Romane Francis (76), topscored for Ken's while Nicholas Harris (3-28) took most wickets for Washington. Bowling for Ken's, Francis snatched 4-7 and George Walker took 3-11.

At Hamilton Gardens, the home team crushed Portsmouth by 170 runs.Scores: Hamilton Gardens 235 (30 overs), Jordan Newman 61, Keneil Holness 54; Andrew Thompson 2-13, William Thomas 2-47. Portsmouth 65 all out, Jordon Newman 3-9.

At Portsmouth, Greater Portmore shocked Colours International by five wickets. Scores: Colours 177-9 (30 overs), Dushane Carthy 34, Kirk Douglas 33; Devon Sutherland 3-22. Greater Portmore 178-5 off 27.1 overs, Ricardo McGreachy 45 not out, Raymond Hall 43 not out, Andre Bailey 2-49.

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