Match Report: Eliminator 2 – Botanical Garden Rangers vs La Soufriere Hikers
Hikers won the toss and chose to field.
Hodge was up to bowl the first over. Emmanuel Stewart cut for four off the 4th delivery. Stewart and Shallow attempted a quick run off the final ball of the over only to see the pair involved in another mix up, 5-1 after 1. It was the most unusual of innings from the Rangers, not getting any momentum at all. All their form batsmen struggled to get a quick innings and the Rangers finished on their 2nd lowest score of the tournament. Their best over of the innings was the last over (17 runs), which propelled them to 74/7. Beniton Stapleton was the chief destroyer, taking 3/10 from his 2 overs.
Salvan Browne was dimissed off the 3rd delivery of the chase by Kimali Williams. Donald Delpesche had Maloney outfoxed with a slower delivery, the score 27/2. There wasn’t any more hiccups as Douglas steered his team comfortably to victory with a half century from 28 balls, which contained 7 fours and 1 six to cap off an otherwise dull and one-sided encounter. The win sending Hikers to yet another final against Salt Pond Breakers.
Botanical Garden Rangers 74/7 (10 overs)
La Soufriere Hikers 75/2 (7.4 overs)