Montserrat Holds On To Honourable Draw

Sports Page—Friday 19th July 2013–The Leeward Islands three day match between St. Kitts and Montserrat, played between Tuesday 16th and Thursday 18th July, appeared for the most part, destined to go fully in favour of the visitors. After all, the home team Montserrat was bowled out for a paltry 61 in their first innings.

However, a crucial rain delay during the morning session on the final day, combined with some resolute batting, saved face for the home team, as they settled for an honourable draw at the end of the day, when the match was eventually called off.

Summarized scores: St. Kitts 234; Montserrat 61

Montserrat in their second innings to avoid an innings defeat—289 for 7: Jason Peters 72; Le Blanc 57*; Mc Pherson Meade 35; Shawn Tuitt 35

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