La Soufriere Hikers versus Ford Charlotte Strikers
Ford Charlotte Strikers captain Keron Cottoy won the toss and decided to bat first. The decision did not pay off as Sealroy Williams was dismissed by Dillion Douglas in the 2nd over for 5. Othniel Lewis got the big wicket getting the dangerous Gidron Pope cheaply. Coming to bowl his first over, Kimson Dalzell reduced Strikers to 31 for 3. Dalzell dismissed Olanzo Bellingy for a run ball 16.
Kirton Lava and Ronald Scott steadied the innings for Strikers with a counterattacking 40 runs stand for the 4th wicket. Kenson Dalzell took the wicket of Lava for 20. Scott showed his class and remained not out on 27 off 16 balls. Strikers posted 81 for 5 at the end of 10 overs. Lewis, Dillion Douglas, Kimson and Kenson Dalzell took 1 wicket each.
Chasing 82 runs to win, Salvan Browne and Camano Cain scored 17 runs in the first two overs before rain intervened. With the revised target of 42 runs in 5 overs, Salvan Browne was dismissed by Ray Jordan for 10. Dillion Douglas and Camano Cain completed the job as Hikers won the match by 9 wickets via DLS with 8 balls to spare.
La Soufriere Hikers 42 for 1 in 3.4 overs (Dillion Douglas 18, Camano Cain 12) beat Ford Charlotte Strikers 81 for 5 in 10 overs (Ronald Scott 27*, Kirton Lava 20, Othneil Lewis 1/10) by 9 wickets via DLS method.
With this win, Hikers moved to the top of points table.
Grenadine Divers versus Botanic Garden Rangers
Grenadine Divers captain Asif Hooper won the toss and decided to bat first. The decision did not pay off as Kenneth Dember dismissed Romano Pierre and Alex Samuel in the same over. Romario Bibby got the big wicket of Divers captain Asif Hooper to leave Divers at 17 for 3.
Wayne Harper and Shem Browne steadied the Divers innings with a brilliant 62 runs for the 4th wicket. Garden captain Kesrick Williams bowled a great final over giving away just 4 runs and picking 2 wickets which included 1 run out. Divers posted 87 for 6 in 10 overs.
Chasing 88 runs to win, Oziko Williams dismissed facing his first ball in the 1st over by Asif Hooper. Divers bowled with steady line and length reducing Garden to 33 for 4. Kenneth Dember and Kevin Abhram rescued the Garden innings with 50 runs stand for the 5th wicket. With 5 runs to win from 6 balls, Braxie Browne dismissed Kimali Williams to keep match interesting. Dember hit the winning runs to help Garden register a thrilling 4 wickets.
Botanic Garden Rangers 88 for 6 in 10 overs (Kenneth Dember 45*, Hyron Shallow 20, Obed McCoy 12/14) beat Grenadine Divers 87 for 6 in 10 overs (Shem Browne 29, Wayne Harper 28, Kesrick Williams 2/14, Kenneth Dember 2/9) by 4 wickets.
Garden Rangers remained at 3rd position with 10 points. The two semi-finals of the tournament will be played on 30th May.