Dominica go down to Grenada in the Windwards U19 Cricket Tournament

The Dominica national under-19 cricket team over the weekend suffered a heavy defeat by one inning and 28 runs against Grenada at Windsor Park sports stadium in the Under-19 cricket tournament of Winlott Windward Islands.

Dominica won the toss and elected to strike but were all out for 118. Edmund Morancie scored 43 and Jaiden Joseph 22. Bowling for Grenada, Kelshon Andrew took 3 wickets for 18 runs.

Grenada responded with 240 for 8 wickets with Jerel Jeremiah scoring 84 runs, Kelshon Andrew 37, Kirtsen Murry 25 and Kervyn Gangadeen 20. Bowling for Dominica, Joel Durand had 3 wickets for 28 runs and Kyron Phillip 2 for 52.

Dominica in their second run could only muster 94 players. Edmund Morancie again had the top score with 36 and Lluvio Charles had 28. Kelshon Andrew took 5 wickets for 18 including a hat-trick and Kurt Murry took 3 for 25.

In the other match, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines drew at Benjamin’s Park in Portsmouth.

Saint Lucia won the toss and decided to go bowling. St Vincent was knocked out for 82. Kodi Grant and Ethan Gibson scored 15 points each. Bowling for St Lucia, Kevin Gassie took 3 wickets for 23 runs and Sky Lafeuille 3 wickets for 23 runs.

Saint Lucia responded with 136 all out. Amari Venner scored 28 and Tarrique Edwards 25. Luke Wilson captured 4 wickets for 53 runs and Solomom Bascombe 3 wickets for 30 runs, bowling for St Vincent.

By the end of play on Saturday, St Vincent had reached 53 for 3 wickets in their second innings, Ethan Gibson 26 not out.

Monday is a rest day.

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