SAIL Gros Islet Knights win again as 2023 SPL 20/20 continues

SAIL Gros Islet Knights secured victory in another match of the SPL 20/20 cricket tournament in Saint Lucia

SAIL Gros Islet Knights win again as 2023 SPL 20/20 continues
SAIL Gros Islet Knights win again as 2023 SPL 20/20 continues

Castries, Saint Lucia: SAIL Gros Islet Knights secured victory in another match of the SPL 20/20 cricket tournament in Saint Lucia.

On Wednesday, October 18 under the floodlights and an appreciative crowd at the Gros Islet Playing Field, SAIL Gros Islet Knights won over Ackelles City Blasters comfortably by 5 wickets with 2.3 overs to spare.

Ackelles City Blasters batting first made 166 for 5 in their allotted 20 overs with half-centuries from Stephen Naitram 56 with 5 fours and 4 sixes and Johnnel Eugene 52 inclusive of 4 fours and 1 six.

Other useful scores came from, Alex Antione with 20 not out and Dane Edward with 17.

The wicket takers for SAIL Gros Islet Knights were, Tarrique Edward with 2 for 35 in 3 overs and 1 wicket each to Lee John and Rene Montoute.

Chasing 168 for victory, SAIL Gros Islet Knights led by a cracking inning of 42 from just 17 balls with a strike rate of 247 from Dominic Auguste, finished on 167 for 5 in 17.3 overs. Dominic Auguste’s inning also included 6 towering sixes.

Opening batsman Zidane Arthur made a major contribution of 45 with a strike rate of 145 in the run chase.

Other useful contributors to the target score were, skipper Jard Goodman with 35 and Tyrel Chicot with a breezy 27 not out.

The wicket takers for Ackelles City Blasters were, Kymani Sexiux with 2 for 8 in 2 overs and 1 wicket each to Dillan John, Zayee Antione and Dexter Solomon.

Man of the Match title was secured by Dominic Auguste from SAIL Gros Islet Knights.

The Northern Cluster Grassroots/ Ministry of Youth Development and Sports/ Gros Islet Community/ After-school Cricket Training continued on Tuesday October 17, 2023 with another cricket development session at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground.

The matches of the Saint Lucia Premier League 2023 have been continued in the country. SAIL Gros Islet Knights have secured in every match of the tournament.