SVG winless as Grenada champs Windwards U-15 cricket title
Host St Vincent and the Grenadines failed to win any of their six matches in the 2019 Winlott Inc. Windward Islands Under-15 cricket tournament, which finished last week Wednesday.
St Vincent and the Grenadines’ woes in the tournament ended with another heavy defeat to Dominica at the Park Hill Playing Field on Wednesday.
Dominica posted 175/9 from their 50 overs, with Jahson Vidal making 33, Shephan Pascal- 27 and Jelarni Joseph- 25.
Bowling for St Vincent and the Grenadines, Kevin Shallow picked off 4/24.
In reply, SVG was dismissed for 127. Jahson Vidal – 3/13 and Jerlani Joseph- 3/16, as Dominica won by 49 runs.
The Vincentians lone consolation was a no decision result gained against champions Grenada, after rain at the Cumberland Playing Field on Tuesday.
Grenada was 53 without loss after nine overs, when rain caused no further play.
Rion Mitchell was 33 not out and Rickell Sylvester was 14 not out.
But Grenada formalised the title by defeating St Lucia by 114 runs on the Duckworth Lewis Method at the Cumberland Playing Field on Wednesday.
In a match reduced to 24 overs because of rain, Grenada made 183/5. Rion Mitchell hit 48, while Justin John and Kirsten Murray, both made 35.
St Lucia got to 69/ 6 from their 24 overs.
Second place Dominica had defeated St Lucia by 74 runs on Tuesday at Park Hill.
Dominica posted 175/7 from their 50 overs; Darin Toussaint made 61 not out.
Bowling for St Lucia, Darwin Forde took 3/38 and Jayxan Justin had 2/22.
St Lucia though was dismissed for 102 in 39. 4 overs; Khan Elcock- 49.
For Dominica, Kishawn Viville had 4/15; Jelarni Joseph- 3/15 and Al Cameron Burton- 2/23.
Grenada’s Rion Mitchell was named the tournament’s overall MVP.
Mitchell scored 288 runs, with a highest score of 122.
The top wicket taker was Jahson Vidal of Dominica , who took 16 wickets, with his countryman- Kyne George- the best wicket keeper.St Lucian- Jayxan Justin, was adjudged the best fielder.
Meanwhile, there were MVPs of each of the four competing teams.
The recipients were Rion Mitchell – Grenada , Khan Elcock – St Lucia, Jahson Vidal- Dominica and Kodi Grant- St Vincent and the Grenadines.