WINNERS: Vincy Warriors celebrating their victory against Starcom Network/ Nation Publishing Conquering Lions.(Picture by Kenmore Bynoe.)
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CELEBRATIONS marking St Vincent and the Grenadines’ 39th Independence anniversary celebrations spilled over onto the Weymouth playing field late into the night on Saturday when the Vincy Warriors cricket team defeated the Starcom Network/Nation Publishing Conquering Lions in a Twenty20 tapeball “grudge” match.
Hundreds of Vincentians living in this country and their supporters poured onto the field at the Police Sports Club after their countrymen completed victory by six wickets with 5.4 overs remaining in front of more than 5 000 spectators.
The Vincy victory brought the Lions’ unbeaten streak (of three years) to a purring end.
Starcom Network/Nation Publishing Counquering Lions 94-9 in 20 overs (Diego Stuart 19, Alcindo Holder 18, Jamal Smith 11; Josiah Collins 2-9, Jomel Warrican 2-11, Khadafy Cummins 2-18). Vincy Warriors 95-4 in 14.2 overs (Davon Davson 31 n. o., Khadafy Cummins 25 n.o., Kelvin Patterson 21; Derick Bishop 2-17). Vincy Warriors won by six wickets.
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