Thursday, 07 June 2012 23:18
Anguilla in ascendancy versus MontserratWritten by Curtis Morton
After day one of the three day contest between Anguilla and Montserrat, the Anguilla team was well in the ascendancy with a lead of 119 runs.
Anguilla batted first and scored 190 all out in 47.5 overs with all rounder Chaka Hodge getting a half century. For the Montserrat team, Tevin Osbourne collected a five fer with his off spinners.
Montserrat in response was bowled out for a mere 84 runs with the spin of Yanick Leonard proving their undoing as he collected seven wickets.
At the end of the day, Anguilla batting a second time was on 13 for no loss. The Montserrat team will have to do quite a bit on day two in order to get back into the game.
Anguilla 190 all out in 47.5 overs
Chaka Hodge 56, Jovanni Gumbs 37, Shane Burton 30, Josah John 25.
Bowling For Montserrat - Tevin Osbourne 5/58, Mc Pherson Meade 3/16, Dolston Tuitt 2/55
Montserrat 84 all out in 50.3 overs
Quinton Boatswain 29, Tevin Osbourne 16
Bowling For Anguilla - Yanick Leonard 7/20
Anguilla Batting a Second Innings Ended on 13/0 a Lead of 119 Runs
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