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APL T20 Quarterfinals Bowls Off This Evening At The BPF

Weather permitting, cricket action continues in the 2020 Adventist Premier League T20 tournament sponsored by Eagle Freight and Brokerage Limited. In the first encounter scheduled for this evening (Monday 7th) in Division 1 quarterfinal, Millet plays Bon Nouvelle from 7.00 p.m. under lights at the Balata playing field (BPF).

The showpiece continues on Tuesday 8th, La Bayee takes on DC United; Wednesday 9th, Caribbean Stars versus United Raiders CC and Thursday 10th, Mount Olives comes up against Goodlands.

Meanwhile, the Division 2 quarterfinals got to an exciting start with three matches this past weekend, the major highlights were wins for Gros Islet, Carro’s Kitchen Strikers (CKS) and Desruisseaux.

In the first encounter, Gros Islet defeated Vanard with three balls to spare under lights at the Balata playing field. Batting first, Vanard mustered 84 all out in 16.5 overs, their main contributors were Nickson Gustave, 27 and Noelle Leo 18.

Bowling for Gros Islet, Zaida James wreaked havoc with 4 for 19, Petrus Vitalis and Jeardelle Cyril took two wickets each.

In their reply, Gros Islet reached 85 for 5 in 19.3 overs. Leading the chase was Caleb Thomas with 24. Romario Simmons 14 and Petrus Vitalis with 10 were the other noteworthy contributors.

Bowling for Vanard, Dillan John took 2 for 16; while Kirtley Denis, Noelle Leo and Jadel John took one wicket each.

Female cricketer, Zaida James picked up 4 for 19 for Gros Islet against Vanard (Photo: Anthony De Beauville)

Player of the Match, Zaida James.

In the first quarterfinal on Sunday 6th, at the Balata playing field, Bocage Amazonars batted first and were bowled out for 92 in 19.2 overs by Carro’s Kitchen Strikers (CKS).

The leading scorers for Bocage were Carlton Edmund with 12 and Keon Allen with 10.

Bowling for CKS, Denis Leo and Clyde Auguste took toll with 3 for 14 and 3 for 15 respectively while Lance Joseph grabbed 2 for 15.

In their reply, CKS crossed the line with 96 for 6 in 19.3 overs. Nerville Leon was top scorer with 26, R. Cherry with 25 and Lance Joseph made 17.

Bowling for Bocage Amazonars, Charles St. Hill, Carlton Edmund, Glenn Mitchell and Yan Desriviere took one wicket each.

Denis Leo was adjudged Man of the match.

In quarterfinal No.2, Desruisseaux, batting first, scored 120 for 6 in their allotted 20 overs when they faced All Start Stars. Kurtney Constantine 45, J. St. Ange 24, Caleb Paul 11 and Delan Martial also with 11.

Bowling for All Start Stars, Nelson William picked up 2 wickets, Marcus Osmond and Vibert Talbert, each taking 1 wicket.

In their reply, All Start Stars were bowled out for 85 in 15.4 overs. Lone standout was Kirby Alfred with 32 runs.

Bowling for Desruisseaux, Neil Moncherry took 3 for 13, C. Ferdinand, 2 for 9 and Kerlan Martial, 2 for 12.

Man of the match, Neil Moncherry.

The last Division 2 semifinal decider between North Eastern Vets and La Guerre could not be played due to rain interruption and is postponed to Saturday 12th September from 7. 00 p.m, under lights at the BPF.

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