Springfield beat St Ouen for maiden Twenty20 victory


Jersey's 50-over champions Springfield earned their first win of the Twenty20 Premier League season by defeating St Ouen by six wickets.

St Ouen totalled 102-8 as opener Dan Garton top-scored with 28, Barry Parsons taking 4-23 for Springfield.

The home side reached their target with an over and a half to spare as Henry Wickham hit 41 not out.

But Springfield lost Saturday's other match, going down by six runs to Sporting Club Francais.

Ian Crocker hit 31 for Sporting Club as they were bowled out for 126, with Wickham and Parsons each taking three wickets.

But Springfield could only muster 120-5 in reply as Ryan Driver made 30 and Matt Hague hit 27.

Saturday's results saw Sporting Club move level on points with second-placed Farmers, with Springfield fourth and St Ouen bottom of the table.

Old Victorians still lead the championship by two points.