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Windwards U-15 Cricket – SECOND WIN FOR ST. LUCIA

Opener Cepal Hits 69 vs St. Vincent

St. Lucia opening batsman Chaz Cepal drives down the ground against Dominica. (Photo: Anthony De Beauville)
St. Lucia opening batsman Chaz Cepal drives down the ground against Dominica. (Photo: Anthony De Beauville)

IT’S Day 3 of the Windward Islands Under – 15 sponsored WINLOT cricket tournament currently being played here at the Mindoo Phillip Park and the Gros Islet Playing Field.

Today at the Mindoo Phillip Park, Grenada plays host nation St.Lucia, while St.Vincent and the Grenadines comes up against the Commonwealth of Dominica at the Gros Islet Playing Field.

Tomorrow 5, St.Vincent and the Grenadines playsSt.Lucia at the Mindoo Phillip Park, while Dominica will come up against Grenada at the Gros Playing Field.

The above mentioned matches bowls off from 9:30 a.m. Monday is a Rest Day.

Meanwhile, host St.Lucia recorded its second victory on Thursday 2 April when they defeated St.Vincent and the Grenadines by 121 runs.

St. Lucia opening batman ChazCepal stroked a well played 69 from 98 balls that included 10 fours to propelled his team to 278 for the loss of 7 wickets in their allotted 50 overs after winning the toss and taking first knock at the Gros Islet Playing Field.

Century maker in the first encounter against Dominica at the same venue KimaniMelius did not last too long as he was brilliantly caught by wicketkeeper Jehiel Walters for 2 in the first over. Other useful contributions for St. Lucia with the bat came from Lee Solomon who hit 39 not out from 41 balls that included three spanking boundaries. JohnathanKhodra and Garvin Serieux each scored 23.

Bowling for St.Vincent and the Grenadines, Tijourn Pope picked up 2 for 59, while a wicket each went to Romando Browne, Rad Collins, Jondale Greaves and Reynolson Hillocks.

Scores in the encounter St.Lucia 278 for 7 in their allotted 50 overs, St.Vincent and the Grenadines 157 all out in 39 overs.

Anthony De Beauville is The VOICE Publishing Company’s multi-award winning sports journalist. He works closely with a number of sports federations including the Department of Youth Development and Sports, the Saint Lucia Olympic Committee and other organizations.

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