Nevis and St. Maarten hold out to tame draw

Sports Page — The Nevis under19 team drew their encounter with their counterparts from St.Maarten at the ET Willet Park on Sunday.

The St.Maarten coach was certainly far from being amused when coach for the Nevis team, Gerard TRINI Charles, opted to allow his young soldiers to bat out the final half hour of the game.

Marcus Dubbery excited the crowd with his scintillating stroke play, accompanied by a more sedate Saeed Williams.

When the match was eventually called off, both teams had earned an honourable draw.

Summarized scores: Nevis 351 for 7 declared: Shelton Forbes 109*; Jevani Tyson 51*; Ross Powell 38; Saeed Williams 38

Wadwha 3 for 73; Troy 2 for 80

St.Maarten 201 all out: Wadwha 76; Rahubir 25; Prosper 15

Philo Wallace 6 for 35

Nevis 56 without loss: Marcus Dubbery 36*; Saeed Williams 12*

Match drawn –Nevis gaining first innings points

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