Sandals Cup: 2 Matches This Weekend

Image of Soufriere Under -19s (Photo: Anthony De Beauville)

Image: Sandals under 19 cricket tournamentTWO more matches are scheduled this weekend, as the Saint Lucia National Cricket Association, in collaboration with main sponsor Sandals Saint Lucia, Under-19 tournament heads to the quarterfinal stages.

Today, weather permitting, Central Castries will play South Castries at the Mindoo Phillip Park at 9.30am.

Image of Soufriere Under -19s (Photo: Anthony De Beauville)
Soufriere Under -19s (Photo: Anthony De Beauville)

Central Castries, led by Johnnel Eugene with the likes of Jaden Elibox, Sanjay Hayle, Andrew Daniel, Shervin Lubin, Steven Mitchel, Mateo Boulogne, Keygan Arnold, Rahyam Joseph, Keygan Arnold, Kyle Adonis and Royce Paul will want nothing less than a win against their arch rivals from South Castries.

The lads from South Castries too will want to give a strong performance on the pitch, as they are expected to come out firing at the city boys, with Emmerson Charles, Noel Leo, Jelani Cupid, Lerie Auguste, Chris Joseph, Alvinus Callender, Jonathan Samuel, Marlon Paul and Kensely Paul being part of the team.

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Tomorrow, second-place team in group B Soufriere takes on bottom of the points table Mabouya Valley at the Soufriere Mini Stadium.

To date, Gros Islet leads Group A with a maximum 12 points having completed their quota of four matches.

(L-R) Johnnel Eugene, Kegan Arnold (Central Castries), Alvinus Callender (South Castries) (Photo: Anthony De Beauville)

Babonneau are in second position with 6 points from their four matches, while Central Castries and South Castries share third position with 3 points from 2 and 3 matches, respectively.

In Group B, Choiseul leads the standings with a maximum 12 points, followed by Soufriere, Mon Repos and Vieux Fort.

Last weekend, Central Castries defeated Babonneau by 9 wickets. Batting first, Babonneau scored 133 for 9 with Quain Henry top scoring with 57. Bowling for Central Castries, Darcy Popo took 3 for 15.

Chasing 134 for victory, Central Castries reached their target for the loss of one wicket, with Mateo Boulogne 75 not out.

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.

He covers and contributes articles highlighting the areas of international, regional, national, community based clubs and schools sporting activities. There is never an off day as he stays busy... Read full bio...

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