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SVG takes first innings. Dominica takes full points

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St. Vincent and the Grenadines had to settle for first innings points in round action of the 2010 Windwards Power Companies Windwards Under-19 Cricket competition being staged here.{{more}}

Played at the Arnos Vale One Playing Field, St. Lucia held out for a draw on day two, Tuesday.

The Vincentians closed at 45 for 2, chasing an almost impossible 120 in a mere six overs.

This after St. Lucia led on first innings by 61 and reached 180 in their second.

Keshaun Lewis, 3 for 11, Shaquille Browne, 2 for 22, and Andy Harper, 2 for 29, reaped the wickets for the home team. Jamal James topscored with 33.

In reply to St. Lucia’s 166, SVG made 227. Kadier Nedd led the way with 49, Teran Harper, 43, Sunil Ambris made 38 and Captain Atticus Browne, who gifted his wicket away, scored 27., Otero Wilson took 5 for 62 and Bronte Bess 3 for 46.

When St. Lucia batted, Simon took 3 for 27 and Harper snapped up 3 for 39.

But at the Arnos Vale Two, defending champions Dominica claimed maximum points against Grenada.

Denis Smith, 42, and Akeem Alexis, 23, were the main contributors in Grenada’s total of 150. Captain Kaveem Hodge took 4 for 34.

Dominica declared their innings at 333 for 9. Hodge made 95, Emmanuel Peter, 62, Danny Dupigny, 55 not out, and Kyle James, 51.

Levaugh Lewis took 5 for 54, bowling for the Grenadians.

With a deficit of 183, Grenada again scored 150, with Lewis making 30.

Hodge completed a good all round performance, with identical figures of 4 for 34, and Patrick Honore, 2 for 28.

Round two, which should have started yesterday, Wednesday, and pit St. Lucia against Dominica at Arnos Vale Two and St. Vincent and the Grenadines versus Grenada at Arnos Vale One.

The last round of the league format bowls off on Saturday with SVG meeting Dominica at Arnos Vale One and St. Lucia meets Grenada at Arnos Vale Two. (RT)

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