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Stoute Stars With Bat As Windwards Take First Points; Leewards vs Windwards – Match #1 Report

Match 1 of CG Insurance Super50 Cup

Venue: Coolidge Cricket Ground

Toss: Leewards won toss and decided to bowl

Leeward Islands Hurricanes beat Windward Islands Volcanoes by 31 runs

Scoreboard: bit.ly/leevwindwmatch1

Windward Islands Volcanoes took first points in the CG Insurance Super50 Cup with a hard-fought win against Leeward Islands Hurricanes, on Sunday.

Windwards vs Leewards  - Super50

Kevin Stoute in his first match for his new team, made 86 and took home the Man-of-the-Match award. He batted well alongside captain Sunil Ambris as the pair steadied the Volcanoes innings after losing openers Desron Maloney for 11 and Kimani Melius for 19.

Kevin Stout - Windwards v Leewards  - MoM

Stoute and Ambris made the Leewards Hurricanes bowlers toil as they posted a partnership of 119 runs, with Ambris being the dominant batter — he made 70 off 86 deliveries, which included eight-fours and a six.

Stoute then partnered with Emmanuel Stewart (27) in a 68-run stand, which helped propel the Windwards Volcanoes. Stoute innings ended on 86 off 96 deliveries which included six fours and four-sixes.

“It was a very good start for me, coming over from the Barbados team, and playing my first match here for the Windwards Volcanoes,”

Stoute told CWI Media.

“I really enjoyed it and I played well alongside the captain. We built a good platform an it’s feel great to start the tournament with this win.”

Quinton Boatswain was the pick of the Leewards Hurricanes bowlers, finishing with figures of 4-45 from 10 overs. Sheeno Berridge finished with 3-65 and Hayden Walsh Jr. picked up 3-79.

In their reply, Leewards Hurricanes lost Kieran Powell, last season’s highest run-scorer for just one, but the innings was lifted by a superb century from Nitish Kumar, who made 112 came off 106 balls, with nine fours and two sixes. This was his first match for the Leewards at this level.

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Left-arm spinner Larry Edward returned the best figures for the Windwards Volcanoes with 2-31 from 10 overs, while left-arm seamer Preston McSween had 2-47 and the leg-spinner Keron Cottoy 2-52.

Next match: Barbados Pride vs Guyana Jaguars on Monday at CCG. First ball 1:30pm (12:30pm Jamaica Time).

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