Vincy Premier T10 League 2020, Day 5 Highlights: In the first clash of Day 5 of the T10 league, Grenadine Divers went up against La Soufriere Hikers. Divers lost their fourth game of the tournament because of their inability to finish. Alex Samuel’s half-century went in vain as Divers suffered a batting collapse in the death overs of run chase. They lost the match by 10 runs as Dalzell brothers kept it tight in the final three overs.
In the second match of the day, table-toppers Salt Pond Breakers skipper Sunil Ambris’ guided his team to an easy eight-wicket win over Dark View Explorers with 10 balls to spare to register their fifth consecutive win in a row. In the last game of the day, Fort Charlotte Strikers lost their fifth consecutive match in a row. Kesrick Williams’ Botanic Garden Rangers won the match by six runs registering their third win in the tournament.
Romario Bibby bowls a no ball. Kirton Lavia goes for big shot, finds the top edge and gets a couple of runs. FREE HIT! Lavia goes for the big shot and inside edges it. FOUR! That brings Strikers back in the game. FOUR! Lavia gets it in the middle but goes very high. The fielder in the deep could not judge that one and the ball goes for boundary. A dot ball to follow, Bibby does well. Last ball, Lavia fails to hit that one too. FCS – 95/4 after 10 overs
Rangers win the match by 6 runs. Strikers lose their fifth match in a row.
21 runs needed off the last over. Romario Bilby with the ball in hand. Keron Cottoy gets a couple of runs off the first ball. WICKET! Cottoy takes the aerial route and finds skipper Kesrick in the deep. FCS – 84/4 after 9.2 overs
Skipper Keron Cottoy comes to the crease. A leading edge and a single taken off the first ball he faces. Kirton Lavia goes for the slog, gets just a single. WIDE! Kesrick loses control of the slower one as it goes down the leg side. Another full toss, Cottoy manages just a single. FCS – 82/3 after 9 overs, Target – 102
Skipper Kesrick Williams is back in the attack to bowl the penultimate over. Kirton Lavia manages a single off the first ball he faces. Sealroy Williams goes for a big shot and misses it completely. BOWLED! Sealroy drags the ball on to his wickets. Big wicket for Rangers as he departs for 35. FCS – 78/3 after 8.3 overs
Kimali Williams back in attack. New batsman Kirton Lavia hits it towards long on, gets a single. A full toss from Kimali, Sealroy Williams could not hit that one away. Just a single off the next ball Sealroy was late on the shot. Lavia plays the ball along the ground, overthrow and he gets a couple of runs. Another full toss but Lavia misses out on it, a dot ball. A single to end the over. FCS – 77/2 after 8 overs, Target – 102
Romario Bibby into the attack. A full toss to Gidron Pope and he hits It down the ground for a single. Sealroy Williams gets a single, moves to 33. Full-pitched delivery from Bibby, Pope plays through the line and gets a single. Yorker length delivery, Sealroy manages to play it wide of mid on fielder for a single. WICKET! Gidron Pope takes the aerial route but finds the fielder in the deep. He departs for 25. A dot ball to finish the over. FCS – 72/1 after 7 overs
Kevin Abraham into the attack. Gidron Pope gets a single through inside edge. FOUR! Sealroy gets a boundary as Strikers’ score goes past 50. SIX! That has been hit out of the ground. Sealroy is the batsman to dismiss for Rangers. Abraham is taking a beating here. WIDE! Abraham is under immense pressure. Sealroy goes for the big shot but misses this time, a dot ball. FOUR! Short and wide, Sealroy makes full use of the width. Another boundary for him. FCS – 68/1 after 6 overs
Kimali Williams into the attack. Kimali starts off with a wide. Full delivery and Gidron Pope lofts it over covers but just a single off it. Sealroy Williams plays the ball towards backward point, gets a single. FOUR! Pope glances that one off the hips for a boundary towards fine leg. He defends the next ball. Another ball on the leg stump, Pope takes a single towards short fine leg. A dot ball to end the over. FCS – 48/1 after 5 overs
Kenneth Dember continues. A quick single off the first ball for Sealroy Williams. Gidron Pope takes a quick single as well playing the ball in front of square. Sealroy hits it down the ground but gets just a single. Pope drives the ball for another single towards long off. FOUR! Lovely cover drive from Sealroy, no chance for the fielders in the deep to cut that one off. Last ball of the over, he defends it. FCS – 40/1 after 4 overs
Nigel Small into the attack. Sealroy Williams takes a single off the first ball. SIX! Pope sends it into the orbit, massive strike from the left-handed batsman. The match official replaces the missing ball. FOUR! A thick outside edge goes for a boundary. He takes a quick single off the next one. Sealroy gets a couple of runs followed by a single. 15 runs from the over. FCS – 32/1 after 3 overs
Kenneth Dember into the attack. Gidron Pope tries to cut it away but finds the point fielder. He gets beaten outside off stump on the next delivery. FOUR! Pope guides it past the short third man fielder for a boundary. An arm delivery from Dember, Pope plays it back to him. He defends the next one on the front foot. A similar shot off the last ball. FCS – 17/1 after 2 overs
Kesrick Williams opens the bowling for Rangers. Gidron Pope takes a single off the first ball. FOUR! Top edge off Renrick Williams’ bat goes for a boundary over the wicketkeeper’s head. FOUR! Renrick pulls that one over square leg for a boundary. A huge lbw shout from Kesrick but the umpire says no. BOWLED! Kesrick gets his man as he yorks Renrick. Sealroy Williams comes to the crease. FOUR! He plays it on the up and gets a boundary. FCS – 13/1 after 1 over, Target 102
Ray Jordan back into the attack to bowl the final over. A single off the first ball for Currency. A yorker from Jordan, Shallow manages a single. Currency hits that down the ground, good running between the wickets as he gets a couple of runs. 100 up for Rangers! A single taken by Currency. Shallow hits the ball towards long on for a single. Last ball of the over, BROKEN BAT! Currency breaks his bat and he has also been dismissed. BGR – 101/2 after 10 overs
Skipper Keron Cottoy continues. Hyron Shallow gets a single off the first ball. SIX! Currency sends the ball sailing over the boundary for a maximum. That was the second ball he faced. A single off the next delivery towards long on. Shallow moves to 42. WIDE! Kottoy under pressure. A top-edge and Currency gets a single. BGR – 96/1 after 9 overs
Romel Currency is the new batsman in at non-striker end. Hyron Shallow goes inside out and gets a couple of runs. With that he moves into 40s. Last ball of the over, a couple of runs for Currency. BGR – 84/1 after 8 overs
Kirton Lavia continues, two singles off the first ball. Oziko Williams plays one towards the deep, gets a couple of runs. WICKET! Oziko plays it straight to long on fielder. The opening partnership is finally broken. BGR – 81/1 after 7.4 overs
Leg spinner Keron Cottoy into the attack. Hyron Shallow gets a single off the first ball of the over. This partnership is already the highest for Rangers in the tournament so far. FIVE WIDES! That was short and down the leg side. Cottoy gifts five runs to Rangers. A single off the next delivery. Good delivery from Cottoy, Williams misses it. Another single taken by Williams. Shallow plays the cut shot but finds the point fielder. SIX! Shallow gets down on one knee and hits the ball for a maximum. BGR – 77/0 after 7 overs
Sylvan Spencer into the attack. SIX! That was a juicy full toss. Oziko Williams muscles it over mid-wicket boundary for a maximum. A single taken off the next ball. FOUR! Poor fielding on the boundary, Hyron Shallow gets a boundary. Shallow finds the gap again and gets a couple of runs. He tries to play the cut shot and misses, a dot ball. Similar delivery, Shallow cuts it away for just a single. BGR – 62/0 after 6 overs
Kirton Lavia into the attack. Two quick singles off the first two balls. SIX! Oziko Williams hits the short ball for a maximum. This has been an excellent opening partnership so far. A dot ball to follow. Oziko takes the aerial route but gets just a single. A dot ball to end the over. BGR – 50/0 after 5 overs
Rasheed Fredericks continues. A single taken off the first ball by Shallow. Oziko Williams gets a quick single as well despite the short mid wicket fielder. Once again, this time they take a single challenging the square leg fielder. A dot delivery to follow, no single off that one. Williams takes another quick single, not looking to play a big shot. FOUR! Full toss from Rasheed and Shallow hits it inside out for a boundary. BGR – 41/0 after 4 overs