Grenada under-15 team attributes their success to ‘superb bowling’

Champions of the Windward Islands under-15 cricket competition, Grenada has attributed their success to ‘superb bowling’ and ‘team effort’.

 

After securing four wins in as many matches, Grenada defeated Dominica by four wickets to make it five in a row, to lift in their last encounter at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium on Wednesday.

 

The home team batted first after being invited to do so and was bowled out for 107 in 39 overs. Dominican captain Ian Lewis was the top scorer with an unbeaten 27. Chad Phillip added 19 and Shane Lewis batting lower down the order, contributed 11.

 

Daryl Cyrus with three for 19 was the most successful bowler for Grenada. Joshua, Mc Burnie claimed two for 23 and Deron Hypolite took two for 17.

 

Grenada reached their target of 108 for the loss of six wickets in 31.1 overs. Grenadian captain Roland Cato scored 21 and Deron Hypolite and Kevil Charles weighed in with 19 and 17 runs respectively.

 

Grenadian coach, Dwain Gille says he is pleased with the representation made by his team in the tournament.

 

Captain of the Grenadian team, Roland Cato also expressed his satisfaction with the team’s performance, but says more effort should be placed on their batting.

 

The WICB selectors will now pick a squad from this tournament, to represent the Windward Islands in the upcoming series in July.

 

When the final round of matches bowled off earlier today, newly crowned champions, Grenada took on st. Lucia at the Benjamin’s Park in Portsmouth, while the encounter at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium featured Dominica and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

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