Nevis Defeats Montserrat in Li Ca Tournament

Sports Page–Monday 15th July 2013–The Nevis team appeared sharp and focused on day one of their three day fixture in the Leeward Islands senior cricket tournament, when they faced off versus Montserrat in the Emerald isle on Friday 12th July.

This despite a three hour or more boat ride during the early hours of that same morning.

The Montserrat team batted first and scored 147 all out, with Jason Campbell bagging five wickets; Tonito Willet 2; Akito Willet 2 and Justin Athanaze 1.

The Nevis team struggled in parts when they batted but managed to get to a total of 206 all out, thereby establishing a lead of 59 runs.

The Montserrat team performed much better in their second innings, getting to 225 all out. Akito Willet collected 3 wickets; Justin Athanaze 2; Tonito Willet 1; Jason Campbell 1 and Wasim Mintos collected his maiden scalp at this level.

Nevis requiring 167 for victory got home safely with a score of 168 for 5 at the close and winning the game by 5 wickets.

An unbroken partnership between Akito Willet—58 not out and Adelvin Phillip 36 not out, got Nevis out of what looked at one point to be a ‘dicey’ situation.;

Nevis winning the game by 5 wickets.

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