Preparations for the FLOW SPL T20 intensified, with practice matches over the weekend.
Choiseul Craft Masters First XI came up against the Mabouya Valley Renegades First XI at the Piaye Playing Field on Sunday, with the Renegades winning the toss and electing to bowl first. Craft Masters posted 160 for 8 from their allotment of 20 overs. Key contributions came from Valange St Ange with 48 from 34 balls, Bradley Tisson with an aggressive 39 off 25 balls and Audy Alexander with a patient 36 from 35 balls. For the Renegades, Shadrack Descartes was the pick of the bowlers with 2-13 from 3 overs.
Defending a par total, Craft Masters were ruthless with the ball, skittling out the Renegades for just 75 from 17.5 overs. Denzel James was the only Renegades Batsman who got to double figures, with a battling, but positive 30 off 22 balls. Chief destroyers for the Craft Masters were Audy Alexander with 3-6 from 2.5 overs, Travis Gifford with 2 wickets without conceding a run, and Windward Islands Under 15 player Sky Lafeuillee with 2-10 from 2 overs. Craft Masters won this one by a whopping 85 runs.