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Div. 1 Cricket Quarter Finals Underway Today

The inform Dwight Thomas will be in the thick of things for Gros Islet against Laborie. (Photo: Anthony de Beauville)
The inform Dwight Thomas will be in the thick of things for Gros Islet against Laborie. (Photo: Anthony de Beauville)

THE St. Lucia National Cricket Association’s Mindoo Phillip Premier League Division 1 Quarter Final will bowl off from 10.00 a.m. today with four matches around the island.

At the Gros Islet Playing Field, home team Gros Islet with the likes of Captain Larry Edward, Dwight Thomas, Rumario Simmons, Selwyn Boyce, Millan David, Kurt Edward and Vernillius Gabriel will want to continue their winning ways when they play Laborie, with Jamal Alphonse, Dornan Edward, Shervin George and Randy Boulongne. In their line-up.

Following an emphatic 3 wicket win over South Castries, Mabouya Valley will be looking for good performances from Dale Smith, Denzil James, Dishal Rampaul and Magaran Joseph when they meet Choiseul at the Dennery Playing Field.

At the Piaye Playing Field, Soufriere is expected to come out firing with the likes of TennacyHippolyte, Denver Didier and Canis Richardson against South Castries who will depend heavily upon Tonius Simon, Mario Lawrence, Nickson Edmund and former national off spinner Brian Calixte.

Central Castries will look to flex their muscles at home with LoicProspere, Joshua Mann, Dillon John, Stephen Naitram, Glen Goolaman and Devon Eugene when they take on the likes of Mon Repos hard hitting batsman Craig Emmanuel, Sabinus Emmanuel, Kevin Augustin and Hazel Charlery at the Mindoo Phillip Park.

Meanwhile, the AcyntaAuguste Women’s 50 Over Knock Out Final between South Castries and Choiseul will be played today at Laborie from 10.00 a.m.

The Choiseul team won bragging rights to the final with a 63 runs win over Laborie, while South Castries had a close call over Gros Islet by 4 runs.

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