Roseau, Dominica June 25, 2015 – A six (6) wicket haul by Captain Ryan John was not enough to help Grenada Under 19 Team defeat St. Lucia in their opening match of the WINLOTT Windward Islands Under 19 Tournament on Thursday at Windsor Park in Dominica.
Batting first Grenada were dismissed for 158 in 40.5 overs. Chard Charles and Johan Jeremiah top scored with 40 and 32 runs respectively. Johnell Eugene was the pick of the bowlers with five for 18.
In reply St. Lucia got to 150 for 7 in 39 overs before the showers ended play. St. Lucia won via Duckworth Lewis (147 run target). Shervin George top scored with 42 runs.
Ryan John was pick of the bowlers having bagged six wickets in his nine over spell. He conceded 45 runs which included four no balls with an economy rate of 5.00.
Grenada will next play St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Friday at Benjamin Park.