Led by a century from West Indies T20 batsman Johnson Charles, South Castries booked their place in the SLNCA Division One two day competition.
South Castries Through to SLNCA Div 1 Final
Winning the toss and batting, the South Castries Lions chalked up 355 with Charles hitting an aggressive 119. Charles and Tonius Simon (60), shared an opening stand of 140 runs. Alex Antoine 54, Nickson Edmund 55 and Collinus Callendar 36 also contributed with the bat. Vince Smith was Choiseul most successful bowler with 5/74. Valange St Ange 3/67 and Audy Alexander 2/90 gave good support.
In reply Choiseul could only muster 158. Jason Simon 40, Junior Alfred 31 and Vince Smith 21 were the main scorers. For South Castries there were 3 wickets a piece for Xavier Gabriel and Kester Charlermagne.Batting a second time South Castries were 107/2 when the game was called off. Dwight Thomas was undefeated on 62.
The second semi final between Central Castries and Soufriere is expected to be played this coming weekend.