The Central Castries got off to a brilliant start in the tournament, having smashed 129 runs in their opening game against Babboneau Leatherbacks. They have great squad depth and can be considered one of the favorites in the tournament but when they came up against another strong unit in Gros Islet Cannon Blasters, they struggled to cope with them.
They conceded over 100 runs with relative ease and got bowled out for 71 runs in 9 overs. It was a shocker of a result for the side but the experience they have in the team will come in handy in a game like this. They next up face the Laborie Bay Royals, who got off to a horrible start in the tournament.
The Bay Royals’ opening game of the campaign was against the North Raiders and they struggled with the bat and ball in this game. The side perhaps is still hunting for the right balance in their squad and until they find it, it will be hard for them to cope with the quality of these teams, especially Central Castries.
This game could turn out to be one-way traffic if the Central Castries bat first and Bay Royals will be hoping for the toss to go their way, put up a big score and challenge the side with some runs on the board to defend.
Central Castries Mindoo Heritage:
Keddy Lesporis, Johnnel Eugene, Stephen Naitram (wk), Jaden Elibox, Ackeem Auguste, Jamaal James, Keygan Arnold, Alleyn Prospere, Alvin Prospere, Gaspard Prospere, Dillan John
Laborie Bay Royals
Denlee Anthony (C & WK), Rick Moses, Awene Edward, Zephaniah Edwin, Nick Andrew, Shervin George, Daran Jn Pierre, Murlan Sammy, Tracy Peter, Tyran Theordore, Michael Francois.
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The Central Castries are just too good when you compare respective squads.
Our bet is on them to emerge victorious.