The Calypso Cricket team led by former Nevisian leg spinner, Frank Monzac emerged champions of a Cricket Festival held at the Cotton Ground Recreation Grounds, last weekend.
The festival involved the visiting CONQUERORS male team out of St.Maarten and two female teams from that island in the CONQUERORS female team and the ST.MAARTEN DUTCH NATIONALS.
The other participating teams were: HIGHLIGHTS male and female teams and PENNYLESS ALL STARS, male and female teams.
The matches were played on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd June.
The two HIGHLIGHTS TEAMS AND THE TWO ALL STARS TEAMS were eliminated and it came down to the female finals with the two visiting teams involved.
It was a hard fought game with the Conquerors females winning by a mere 2 runs.
Summarized scores: Conquerors females: 47 for 7 from 10 overs: Pamela Baptiste 16
Ivy Francis 2 for 4 and Claudia Wallace 2 for 7
St.Maarten Dutch Nationals: 45 for 7 in 10 overs: Joanne Louis 18
Hyacinth Massilot 2 for 6 and Cindy George 2 for 13
Conquerors winning by 2 runs
In the grand male finals, Calypso Cricket engaged South Warriors and that too was a very tense game which went down to the final over.
Summarized scores: South Warriors 131 for 6 in 15 overs: Carlos Adolphus 49 and Boye 38
Derrick Parry 1 for 28 and Tonito Willet 1 for 17
Calypso Cricket made the required target in the final over with Merlin Liburd getting a scintillating 78 and Tonito Willet 26