The Dream 11 Nature Isle T-10 Cricket tournament commenced on Sunday, May 22 2022.
Six teams will participate in the inaugural hosting of the tournament, which will run from Sunday, May 22 to Sunday, June 5 with all games held at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium.
The Indian River Rowers, Sari-Sari Sunrisers, The Valley Hikers, Barana Aute Warriors, Champagne Reef Divers and the Titou Gorge Splashers will each play ten league games. The top four will face off in the semi-finals on Saturday, June 4 and the winners will play each other on Sunday June 5 for a chance to lift the t-10 trophy.
The Valley Hikers took on the Champagne Reef Divers in the tournament’s first match.
Valley hikers, led by Kevin James, won the toss and chose to field. Send in to bat, the Champagne Reef Divers, led by Micah Joseph, scored eighty-nine for the loss of five in their ten overs. Micah Joseph top scored with twenty-three runs while Jervon Raphael scored twenty.
Kyle Cabey was the pick of the bowlers for the valley hikers picking up two wickets for thirteen in his two overs while Jesse Marcellin picked up one wicket for seven. There were two run outs.
Chasing ninety for victory, the Valley Hikers were only able to score eighty runs losing seven wickets in their ten overs. Yawani Registe scored fourteen while captain Kevin James scored 12.
Kharmal Hamilton and Esmael Lendor each took two wickets for thirteen runs while Micah Joseph capped of his man of the match performance with one wicket for five runs. The Champagne Reef Divers won by nine runs.
The second match of the day saw the Indian River Rowers taking on the Barana Aute Warriors. Much like the first match, the Warriors won the toss and chose to field.
The Indian River Rowers scored ninety-five runs in their ten overs losing only four wickets in the process, with Rick James and Deon Burton scoring thirty four and thirty two respectively.
Morrel Burton and Dylan Joseph each claimed one wicket in bowling for the warriors.
The Barana Aute Warriors were on track to chase down the total of ninety-six, but Clement Marcellin’s two for ten and Lex Magloire’s two for sixteen pulled things back for the Indian River Rowers.
The Warriors only managed eighty seven runs for the loss of six wickets, with Gian Benjamin scoring thirty three and Dylan Joseph eleven.
Deon Burton was named man of the match.