Grenadine Divers versus Ford Charlotte Strikers
Grenadine Divers registered a comfortable 31-run win over Ford Charlotte Strikers in the opening match of day 6 played at Arnos Vale Sporting Complex, St Vincent on Wednesday.
Divers captain Asif Hooper won the toss and decided to bat first. It was not an ideal start for Divers as they lost an early wicket of Wayne Harper for 5. Asif Hooper and Alex Samuel played with positive intent putting pressure on Charlotte bowlers. Keron Cottoy got the breakthrough taking the wicket of Alex Samuel. Samuel and Hooper added 51 runs for the 2nd wicket. Coming at number 4, Shem Browne hit a quickfire 13 off 6 balls with 2 sixes.
Strikers bowlers made a strong comeback into the match by picking wickets. Divers posted a competitive total of 103 for 5 in 10 overs. Kirton Lava was the pick of the bowlers with 2 for 11.
Chasing 104 runs to win, Gidron Pope looked in great touch while Renrick Williams struggled for timing. Richie Richards got the breakthrough dismissing Williams. Williams and Pope added 26 runs in 3.1 overs.
Strikers failed to convert a good start and struggled to score runs. Divers restricted Strikers to 72 for 6 in 10 overs. Divers won the match by 31 runs. Richie Richards was the pick of the bowlers with 2 for 11.
Grenadine Divers 103 for 5 in 10 overs (Asif Hooper 29, Alex Samuel 25, Kirton Lava 2/11) beat Fort Charlotte Strikers 72 for 6 in 10 overs ( Gidron Pope 18, Chelson Steve 11*, Richie Richards 2/11) by 31 runs. Grenadine Divers is currently at number 4th position with 4 points from 6 matches.
Botanic Garden Rangers versus Dark View Explorers
In the 2nd match of the day, Botanic Garden Rangers cruised to an easy 8 wicket win over Dark View Explorers played at Arnos Vale Sporting Complex, St Vincent on Wednesday.
Dark View Explorers captain Lindon James won the toss and decided to bat first. Deron Greaves and Shammon Hooper got the team off to a flying start. Garden captain Kesrick Williams got the breakthrough dismissing Greaves. Apart from Hooper 31, rest of the Explorer batsmen struggled to time the ball. Explorer posted 80 for 6 in 10 overs. For Garden, Kesrick and Kimali Williams took 2 wickets each.
Chasing 81 runs to win, Hyron Shallow and Oziko Williams made an impressive start to the innings. Both put on 59 runs for the opening wicket in 6 overs. S Williams got the breakthrough dismissing Shallow for 35. Oziko Williams made 20 off 19 balls before being dismissed. Romel Currency and Atticus Browne completed the job as Garden won the match by 8 wickets with 8 balls to spare.
Botanic Garden Rangers 86 for 2 in 8.4 overs (Hyron Shallow 35, Oziko Williams 20, Sealron Williams 1/15) beat Dark View Explorer 80 for 6 in 10 overs ( Shammon Hooper 31, Kesrick Williams 2/13, Kamli Williams 2/14) by 8 wickets. With this win, Garden has moved to 8 points which is same as Hikers.