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Premier Division pair benefit from points

Janeiro Tucker was named Player of the Week

St George’s and Western Stars have been awarded the points from their abandoned matches against Somerset and Western Stars.

St George’s have moved on to 55 points and are virtually free from the threat of relegation, while Stars now have 29 points, 24 more than bottom team Somerset Cricket Club, who did not play their match against St George’s on June 17 because no umpires showed up.

According to the Bermuda Cricket Board’s standings, Stars have been awarded the points from their match against Bailey’s Bay, which was abandoned after batsman Derrick Brangman refused to leave the field after a controversial dismissal. Brangman was caught off a high full toss which he thought should have been called a no-ball.

Southampton Rangers lead the table with 85 points after seven matches while St David’s are second on 74.

• Janeiro Tucker, of Southampton Rangers, and Makai Young of Cleveland County are the One Communications Players of the Week for matches on June 17 after helping lead their teams to victories over St David’s and PHC, respectively

Tucker claimed four wickets for 23 runs and then scored 41 not out as Rangers beat St David’s by five wickets to go top of the Premier Division.

Young starred in Cleveland’s win over PHC, taking four for 28 and then hitting 20 not out off 11 balls with three fours and a six. The 99-run win keeps Cleveland in the First Division promotion race.