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Another strong weekend for Saint Lucia’s Polius in Trinidad cricket

By Terry Finisterre

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(SNO) — Saint Lucia’s Dalton Polius continues to excel in league cricket in Trinidad and Tobago, taking three wickets and hitting an unbeaten half century over the weekend.

Playing for Clarke Road, Polius was the third-highest scorer, as his team rang up 340 at Queen’s Park Oval. Nicholas Sookdeosingh (77) and Yannick Ottley (70) also had half-centuries.

The home team replied strongly, but the two-day fixture ended in a draw. Queen’s Park compiled 416/9, with Hosein contributing 151, Yannic Cariah and Tion Webster both in the sixties, and Jon Russ Jagessar mirroring Polius with 51 not out. Polius was the top wicket taker for Clarke Road, capturing three wickets for 95 runs.

For the season, Dalton has 31 wickets (a team high and top 3 on the wicket takers list in Trinidad and Tobago).

Summary of game this weekend: Clarke Road 340 (Nicholas Sookdeosingh 77, Yannick Ottley 70, Dalton Polius 51 not out, Clevon Kalawan 49; Akeal Hosein 3/35, Khary Pierre 2/32) vs Queen’s Park 416/9 (Hosein 151 not out, Yannic Cariah 64, Tion Webster 61, Jon Russ Jagessar 51 not out, Dalton Polius 3/95). Match drawn.

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