Match Preview: 4th Match – La Soufriere Hikers vs Fort Charlotte Strikers
Both the Hikers and Strikers are up to play their first match of the tournament and won’t they both like to have a win under their belt. Hikers were the tournament’s favourite in the last edition and has a huge fan following. The Strikers are the underdogs going into this match but that isn’t usually a bad thing.
In The Spotlight
The firebrand batting lineup of Maloney, Salvan Browne and Dillon Douglas will be on show and the fans would be eagerly anticipating a showing from them. The Hikers bowling left a lot to be desired in the last edition but the inclusion of Kavem Hodge in their lineup would boost their bowling as he’s extremely tight with his bowling.
Fort Charlotte Strikers looks a lot better on paper this time around, with a team that’s well balanced and packed in the batting department. They would feel confident of being able to match the Hikers. Look out for the opening partnership of Gidron Pope & Rickford Walker – its anticipated to be a mouth watering contest.
Conditions doesn’t look good for play, with lots of rain schedule to come throughout the day. However, in this part of the world, there is always the possibility that the weather can miss for a few hours!
The pitch is extremely flat, have on a sheen and is very conducive for playing shots. Expect a lot of runs to be scored.
La Soufriere Hikers: Desron Maloney, Silvan Browne, Dillon Douglas, Kavem Hodge, Andre Hunte, Beniton Stapleton, Othneil Lewis, Jeremy Haywood, Rayan Williams, Anson Latchman, Nickie Antoine
Fort Charlotte Strikers: Gidron Pope, Rickford Walker, Roland Cato, Alex Samuel, Sealroy Williams, Kirton Lavia, Chelson Stowe, Andrew Thomas, Rasheed Fredericks, Nigel Small, Ray Jordan