The ongoing 40 overs a side cricket tournament, being hosted by the Nevis Cricket Association and sponsored in the main by NAGICO, got underway, on Saturday 18th May, at the ET willet park.
Game one saw the Highlights Hawks coming up against the Pioneers Sparrows.
The Sparrows batted first and could only muster 143 all out, led by Captain Jason Campbell, who scored 42.
The Highlights Hawks, when they batted, approached the target as if they had a plane to catch.
Jamie Cornelius, fresh from his recent exploits in the Cool and Smooth tournament in Antigua, got to a scintillating ton, in just 69 balls-slamming 19 fours and 2 sixes.
Pioneers Sparrows: 143 all out in 26.1 overs:
Jason Campbell 42;
Omesh Sharma 18;
Jaden Carmichael 15;
Carlon –Bowen-Tuckett 14
Nelson Boland 3 for 23;
Onarje Amory 3 for 29;
Malik Wallace 1 for 18;
Jamie Cornelius 1 for 31
Highlights Hawks 144 for 4 in 19 overs:
Jamie Cornelius 111*;
Shevon Jeffers 13;
Jaden Carmichael 1 for 13;
Omesh Sharma 1 for 25
Highlights Hawks won by 6 wickets
Man of the match-Jamie Cornelius
Matches slated for this coming weekend:
Saturday 25th May: Pioneers Sparrows v All-stars Flamingos at the ET Willet Park-12 pm
Sunday 26th May-Highlights Hawks v Empire Eagles at VOJN-12 pm