Game two of the Harvey Stapleton T-20 tournament played on Saturday 8th January, ended in a nail-biting finish.
Youths of Nevis matched skills against the Empire team.
The youths batted first and led by Kittitian Akeem Saunders, got to a formidable 170 in their allotted 20 overs.
Empire, however, got into an exciting run chase in response, led by the aggression of Reon Solomon, Rachad Forde and Joel Simmonds.
However, with 7 runs required from the last over, the Youths ensured that Simmonds was kept away from the strike, for most of the over and came away the victors.
Summarized scores: Youths of Nevis 170 for 7 in 20 overs: Akeem Saunders 65; Malik Wallace 26; Anan Bhim 22; Delroy Cornelius 14; Omesh Sharma 12; 22extras
Rakeesh Subnarine 4 for 10; Rachad Forde 2 for 41; Delroy Prentis 1 for 31
Reon Solomon 46; Rachad Forde 38; Joel Simmonds 30; Hosea Pluck 17; 25 extras
Anan Bhim 3 for 16; Malik Wallace 2 for 16; Omesh Sharma 2 for 26; Becarmajet and Forbes 1 wicket each
Youths of Nevis won by 6 runs
Man of the match –Anan Bhim