SAIL Gros Islet Knights wins match in SPL 2023

The SAIL Gros Islet Knights started off their 2023 SPL campaign with an exciting 2-wicket victory with 1 ball to spare against SCCA South Castries Lions.

SAIL Gros Islet Knights wins match in SPL 2023
SAIL Gros Islet Knights wins match in SPL 2023

Castries, Saint Lucia: The SAIL Gros Islet Knights started off their 2023 SPL campaign with an exciting 2-wicket victory with 1 ball to spare against SCCA South Castries Lions. The competition continued on Sunday, October 15 at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground.

South Castries Lions batting first after being inserted by Gros Islet Knights were restricted to 139 for 8 in their allotted 20 overs with Tonius Simion making 35, Junior Peter 32 not out, Xavier Gabriel 32 and Joshua Mann 13.

The SAIL Gros Islet Knights wicket takers were, Tyrel Chicot with 3 for 32 in 4 overs, Shervon Joseph 2 for 15 in 3 overs and 1 wicket each to Tarrique Edward and Trent Belfon.

Chasing 140 for victory, SAIL Gros Islet Knights led by a brilliant match-winning knock of 44 not out in 29 balls carried his team over the line finishing on 140 for 8 in 19.5 overs.

Other important contributions came from, Dominic Auguste with 34 and Tarrique Edward with 25.

The wicket takers for SCCA South Castries Lions were, Tonius Simon with 2 for 13 in 4 overs, Kester Charlemagne with 2 for 23 in 3.5 overs and 1 wicket each to Daniel Jn Baptiste, Xavier Gabriel and Malcolm Monrose.

MAN OF THE MATCH: TYREL CHICOT OF SAIL GROS ISLET KNIGHTS FOR HIS OUTSTANDING ALL-ROUND PERFORMANCE, GRABBING 3 WICKETS AND MAKING 44 NOT OUT WITH THE BAT.

The Northern Cluster Grassroots/ Ministry of Youth Development and Sports/ Gros Islet Community/ After-school Cricket Training continued on Friday October 6, 2023 with a Beach Recovery Session at the Reduit Beach.

Saint Lucia Premier League is an opportunity for cricketers aiming to secure their position in several places and positions.

The Northern Cluster Grassroots/ Ministry of Youth Development and Sports/ Gros Islet Community/ After-school Cricket Training continued on Thursday October 5, 2023 with another development session, this time at the Beausejour Indoor Facility.

Public Reaction

The citizens of Saint Lucia expressed pleasure in returning of the SPL 2023. It creates a sense of excitement and happiness among the cricket enthusiast. Saint Lucia Premier League has enhanced the capabilities of the cricketers while providing them a platform at global stage.