CRICKET-VPL-Douglas, Browne put Hikers in final against Ambris's Breakers.


Windward Islands batsman, Dillon Douglas, struck an 18-ball half-century to fire La Soufriere Hikers into the final of the inaugural T10 Vincy Premier League here Saturday.

Sunil Ambris managed just one for Breakers.

The 21-year-old, who played a single game for Volcanoes last November during the Super50 Cup in Trinidad, smashed two fours and seven sixes in an unbeaten 58 as Hikers, sent in at Arnos Vale, tallied 150 for two from their allotted 10 overs in the second semi-final.

Opener Salvan Browne, who played the last of his two first class matches for Windwards 11 years ago, top-scored with an astonishing 70 from 28 deliveries.

He counted eight fours and four sixes, posting 65 for the first wicket with Dean Browne (13) and a further 79 for the second wicket with Douglas.

In reply, Jeremy Haywood picked up four for 15 to restrict Botanical Gardens Rangers to 117 for seven, earning Hikers a 33-run...

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