Dark View Explorers vs Fort Charlotte Strikers Match Report – 15th Match VPL 4
Strikers won the toss and chose to bat.
Seamer Darius Martin took the new ball and took two wickets, removing Miles Bascombe and Ozico Williams, who was in his first game for the Strikers. Deron Greaves had Thurton bowled comprehensively during the 2nd over leaving Strikers reeling at 3/3. Deron Greaves was back for the final over of the powerplay had Christroy John cleaned bowl to leave Strikers wobbling at 10/4 at the end of the powerplay.
Sealron Williams, the only of the Strikers batsman looking in any sort of rhythm in the last few matches, struck three maximums in his cameo of 22 from 12 deliveries. There wasn’t anything else of note in the Strikers innings as they laboured along to 67/5 at the end of their 10 overs. Deron Greaves took 2 for 7 while Darius Martin took 2/18, being the chief destroyers of the Strikers innings.
Ray Jordan bowled the 1st over of the run chase and drew the edged of Athanaze but he was put down by the wicket keeper Williams. Richie Richards partnered Jordan with the new ball and had Athanaze stumped swiftly by wicket keeper Williams. The first three overs was kept in check but the final powerplay over by Lavia was taken for 19 runs, taking Explorers to 42/1.
Wicket Keeper Ozico Williams was having a good time keeping to the spinners, as he pulled off another swift stumping off Richie Richards bowling, removing the dangerous Shaman Hooper. Hooper made 22 from 15 deliveries, hitting 3 fours and 1 six. Explorers finished the game in 8 overs. Lindon James top scored with 26 from 24 deliveries, hitting 1 four and 2 sixes.
Fort Charlotte Strikers 67/5 (10 overs)
Dark View Explorers 68/2 (8 overs)