Cricket:Pentagon left scratching their heads after ‘winning’ Division I title

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Pentagon were crowned Division I champions last night after they took the maximum 16 points as a result of Fairbairn SCF scratching as they were again unable to field a team.

Nearest challengers St Ouen’s hopes ended following a 20-run defeat by Beeches.

Pentagon think they have won the title but they are not sure.

An Pentagon spokesman said this morning: ‘We are not sure what is going on at the moment.

We cannot be caught on points but if SCF are expelled from the league and they take all the points from those games away we will lose 36 points because they have scratched to us twice.

‘The league secretary is currently out of the Island so we do not know what is happening at the moment.

It’s still in our hands though as we Teenager Anthony Kaye hit 50 last night in St Ouen’s 20-run defeat by Beeches.

Barry Middleton was the game’s top bowler with four Beeches wickets for 24 runs.

Father-and-son Jim and James Perchard top-scored for Beeches with unbeaten knocks of 33 and 16 respectively.

Nigel Crocker struck three 6s and four 4s in an unbeaten 52 in Hautlians’ 29-run win against Abacus.

Bowler Jack Waters impressed for the winners with three wickets for three runs in three overs including a rear Evening League maiden.

Sean McDonald hit five boundaries in an unbeaten 51 for Jersey Post who delivered their second win of the season after defeating Sloggers in Division III by 15 runs.

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