Two matches were played in The Des Barras Invitational T20 Competition on Sunday March 06, 2016 at the Des Barras Playing Field Babonneau.
The first match which started at 10:00 a.m between Des Barras and Balata was a lopsided affair with Des Barras trouncing Balata by 196 runs. Des Barras won the toss and elected to bat under brilliant sunshine and amassed an impregnable 255 for the loss of 4 wickets in their allotted 20 overs. Significant contributions for Des Barras with the bat came from:
Alloysious Sydney 59 not out of 22 balls with 5 towering sixes and 6 delightful fours.
Kissinger Anthony 45 of 26 balls with 3 sixes and four fours
Isiah Wilfred 43 of 20 balls with 3 sixes and six fours
John Estephane 26 not out of 17 balls with six boundaries
Marvin Volney 22 of 20 balls with one six and three fours
Alex Joseph 20 of 15 balls with 1 six and three fours
Bowling for Balata, J. Lancelot took 1 for 39 in 3 overs and E. Plant 1 for 28 in two overs.
In their turn at the crease, Balata could only manage a paltry 59 all out in 10 overs with their captain Mishera Alexander the only batsman to get in double figures with 19 of 15 balls with 4 fours.
Bowling for Des Barras Nehemaih Wilfred was menacing as he bagged 5 for 30 in 4 overs. Other contributors with the ball for Des Barras were Sekhandah Gustave with 2 for 13 in his 4 overs and Marvin Volney 2 for 7 in 1 over.
Final Scores Des Barras 255 for 4 in 20 overs; Balata 59 all out in 10 overs. Victory for Des Barras by 196 runs.