Windwards Super 50: Saint Lucia to play against Grenada in finals

Saint Lucia and Grenada advanced to the finals of the “Windwards Super 50” tournament. The teams will play against each other on Sunday (October 1, 2023)

Windwards Super 50: Saint Lucia to play against Grenada in finals
Windwards Super 50: Saint Lucia to play against Grenada in finals

Windward: Saint Lucia and Grenada advanced to the finals of the “Windwards Super 50” cricket tournament. The teams will play against each other on Sunday (October 1, 2023).

The winner will be awarded with the trophy of the championship, while the loser will secure the second place. Saint Lucia have performed exceptional and never lost any match in the tournament. Further, Grenada also performed well and spice island overtake the hosts in the standing.

The matches which were held on September 29, 2023 determined the two finalists of the tournament. Grenada secured victory against the St Vincent and the Grenadines, paving path toward the final round of the tournament.

In the second match of the day, Saint Lucia won the match against Dominica and gained the strong hold in the Windwards Super 50 tournament.

On the other hand, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Dominica will play the match against each other for the third and fourth place in the Windwards Super 50 cricket tournament.

St Vincent and the Grenadines vs Grenada

For the second tournament in a row, St Vincent and the Grenadines are unable to overcome the defending champions. A complete team effort in the field and at the crease by the men from the Island of Spice sees the host country bowled out for 205 in the 47th over.

Grenada secured victory against St Vincent by 54 runs. The match was held at Sion Hill.

In the ending of the innings, Grenada had powered their way to 259 for 9 from their share of the 100 overs in this match. They made the time in the field difficult for the Vincentians

Bishop, Jeremiah and Nedd all cross the fifty run mark for the Spicemen but Darius Martin claims a 5 wicket haul to restrict the target to 260.

The score of St Vincent and the Grenadines stood at 43 runs for 1 after 10 overs at Sion Hill. Gidron Pope lost his wicket to Shermon Lewis but Desron Maloney (21*) and Romano Pierre (10*) are attempting to rebuild for the Vincentians.

Grenada had 40 more overs to bowl while St Vincent need 217 to win the Windwards Super 50. A shot at silverware is on the line.

Saint Lucia vs Dominica

Saint Lucia secured victory against Dominica in the last match of the round robin category of “Windwards Super 50” cricket tournament.

The country has secured the comfortable victory with efforts of the Captain’s knock by Kimani Melius’ 86-run innings, taking the Saints to a 6 wicket win over the Dominicans at Cumberland.

Saint Lucia have decided that they’d like to be back at the hotel early and are wasting no time in chasing the target of 198.

A fifty by captain Kimani Melius (66*) and Stephan Naitram’s 41 (24) have set the Lucians off to a flyer. After 18 over they were 138 for two.

Dominica was all out for 197. It’s their highest score of the Windward Super 50 cricket tournament but given the start by Hodge and Pascal they would’ve expected more.

Saint Lucia have done well to restrict their northern neighbours and will now need 198 to end the Round Robin stage undefeated of Windwards Super 50.

Points Table of Windwards Super 50

Saint Lucia remained at the first position in the points table of the “Windwards Super 50” throughout the tournament. While winning three matches, the country secured 13 points in total.

While, Grenada stood at the second position with 12 points. St Vincent and the Grenadines and Dominica captured third and fourth place respectively.

The match for the third and fourth place will be held on Sunday (October 1, 2023).