Cricket

Gibbons century helps St George’s win trial

  • Gibbons hit 122 for St Georgeís (Photograph by Lawrence Trott)

Treadwell Gibbons scored 122 and new captain Macai Simmons 41 as St Georgeís defeated St Davidís by 140 runs in a trial match for the Turkey Barnes Trophy on Saturday at Wellington Oval.

St Georgeís, who won the toss, posted 279 for seven before declaring after 55 overs.

Charles Trott, a left-handed seam bowler and batsman who plays for PHC, scored 32 not out while Onias Bascome added 31. Cejay Outerbridge led the St Davidís bowling with four for 74 off 14 overs.

St Davidís replied with 139 in 26 overs with Allan Douglas the high man with 38 while George OíBrien scored 22.

Isaiah Greaves claimed three for 30 and Detroy Smith three for 35 ó both from five overs ó while Kyle Hodsoll supported with two for 14 off 4.5 overs and Charles Trott claimed two for 28 from five overs.