In the first round of the 2019 Windward Islands Senior Men’s 2-Day Tournament in St. Vincent, Grenada secured first innings  points over Dominica. Batting first, Dominica scored 122 all out after winning the toss and decided to bat. Alick Athanaze top scored with 31, Tyrone Theophile got 24 and Liam Sebastien and Kershaski Jno Lewis got 19 runs each. For St. Vincent Imran Joseph took 5 for 18 in 10 overs with 5 maidens and Ryan John and Denis George got 2 wickets each with 1 wicket going to Darel Cyrus.

Grenada then batted and scored 312 for 7 declared. Windward Islands Volcanoes wicket keeper batsman Denis Smith scored an even 100 with Johann Jeremiah getting 99.  Andre Fletcher contributed 46 with Keone George and Lindon Lawrence getting 18 and 17 runs respectively. Liam Sebastien, Kharmal Hamilton and captain Tyrone Theophile got 2 wickets each with 1 wicket going to left-arm medium fast bowler Vincent Lewis.

In the second innings Dominica had a much better performance ending the match with 152 fo 2 where the match ended up in draw. Jerlani Robinson scored 76 not out and Tahj Tavernier had 19 not out. Kershaski Jno Lewis contributed with 27 from 27 balls with 5 fours. For Grenada Ryan John and Imran Joseph had 1 wicket each.

Dominica will play there next match against St. Vincent tomorrow from April 6, at the Park Hill Playing Field from 10am.

In the other match played at the Park Hill Playing Field, St. Vincent secured first inning points over St. Lucia. St. Vincent 311 all out, Dillon Douglas 80, Desron Maloney 64 and Atticus Browne 57. Dillan John 4 for 17, Larry Edwards 2 for 87, Dornan Edward 2 for 80. St. Lucia 276 all out, Junio Heny 127, Taryk Gabriel 32 and Kimani Melius 30. Kenneth Dember 3 for 81, Darius Martin 2 for 51 and Shaquille Browne 2 for 49. St. Lucia 128 for 3, Taryk Gabriel 29, Kimani Melius 28, Junior Henry 28, Jamaal James 21 not out. Shaquille Browne 1 for 40, Keron Cottoy 1 for 28, Kenneth Dember 1 for 2.

The 2019 Windward Islands Senior Men’s  2-Day Tournament will on commence on April 4th in St. Vincent and will finish on April 11th 2019. The Dominica National Senior Men’s Team will depart today Wednesday April 3rd to take part in the tournament together with St. Lucia, Grenada and St. Vincent.

The team will be led by Tyrone Theophile with Jerlani Robinson as his deputy. The team also include the 2018 ICC Under 19 world cup leading run scorer and one of the stars of the tournament, Alick Athanaze who is a currently contracted by the Windward Islands Volcanoes Franchise and Windward Islands Under 19 team captain Tahj Tavernier. Experience campaigner and former Windward Islands Volcanoes captain, Liam Sebastien along with experience fast bowler, Mervin Mathew is also part of the team.
There are two players named Kyle Cabey and Casimir Benjamin, who will make there debut. The team will be coached by Mervin Thomas and Geoff Pierre as Manager. Dominica is currently the defending champions of the Windward Islands Senior Men’s Tournament and will be looking to defend their title.
Dominica will play play there first match from April 4th – 5th against Grenada at the Cumberland Playing Field.
The full team reads as follows:
Tyrone Theophile (captain)
Jerlani Robinson (vice captain)
Alick Athanaze
Kershaski Jno Lewis
Tahj Tavernier
Liam Sebastien
Kyle Cabey
Casimir Benjamin
Kharmal Hamilton
Vincent Lewis
Mervin Mathew
Kevin James
Micah Joseph