RCI St. Lucia
posted on May 11, 2015 01:16
The St. Lucia National Cricket Association Mindoo Phillip Premier League Inter District Division 1 Two Day Cricket Tournament continued over the weekend at the Gros Islet Playing Field, with the home team Gros Islet registering a comprehensive inning and 160 run victory over Anse La Raye. Gros Islet's dominance was spare headed by a century from Vernillius Gabriel, a half-century from Captain Larry Edward and 5 wicket hauls from Millan David and Rene Montoute.
Anse La Raye batting first was dismissed for 88 in 29.3 overs, with Neil Labadie finishing on 23 not out. For Gros Islet, the chief destroyer was left arm orthodox spinner Millan David who bowled impressively, finishing with figures of 6 for 20 in 10 overs. Good support also came from Lee Solomon with 1 for 13 in 5 overs, Larry Edward 1 for 15 in 3.3 overs and Simeon Gerson 1 for 19 in 6 overs.
Gros Islet in their turn at the crease was dismissed for 363 in 60.4 overs, with left handed batsman Vernillius Gabriel stroking a brilliant knock of 153 which included 16 fours and 3 sixes. Skipper Larry Edward fell short of a century by 12 runs as he was dismissed for a well played 88 which included 9 fours and 5 sixes. Other useful scores also came from Kurt Edward with 43 and Dane Edward 35.
Bowling for Anse La Raye, Dervaughn Charles 4 for 121 in 20 overs and Jemmi Mauricette 3 for 100 in 11.4 overs.
With a deficit of 275 on first innings, Anse La Raye was bowled out for 115 in 33.5 overs with Nesmond Victor making 36 and Jemmi Mauricette 18. For Gros Islet, left arm unorthodox spinner Rene Montoute bowled beautifully, picking up 5 for 6 in 5 overs. The other wicket takers were, Millan David with 1 for 6 in 7 overs, Larry Edward 1 for 12 in 7 overs, Simeon Gerson 1 for 25 in 5.5 overs and Kurt Edward 1 for 26 in 5 overs.
Result: Gros Islet winning over Anse La Raye convincingly by an inning and 160 runs.