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Cup Match challengers St George’s include two colts among six changes

Challengers St George’s remained consistent to form by ringing the changes in the hope of wresting the cup from Somerset in the Annual Classic next Thursday and Friday.

Among the six changes from the 2019 team that played to a draw at Wellington Oval are first-time chances for left-arm spinner Isaiah Greaves and Warwick batsman Jamar Stovel.

Isaiah Greaves, left, pictured during recent success in Colts Cup Match, has made the step up by being chosen as a colt in Cup Match this year (File photograph by Lawrence Trott)

Recalled are George O’Brien as vice-captain, Detroy Smith, wicketkeeper Sinclair Smith and Oronde Bascome.

They replace the injured trio of Macai Simmons, Treadwell Gibbons Jr and OJ Pitcher, as well as fast bowlers Mackih McGowan and Zeko Burgess, and retired captain Lionel Cann.

Somerset had one enforced change with Stephen Outerbridge stepping aside to focus on his new presidency at Bailey’s Bay, while Kwasi James is dropped.

Recalled are Kamau Leverock and Tre Manders.


Somerset: Jordan DeSilva (captain), Terryn Fray (vice-captain), Tre Manders, Chris Douglas, Kamau Leverock, Dion Stovell, Malachi Jones, Alje Richardson, Derrick Brangman, Steven Bremar (wicketkeeper), Greg Maybury. Reserves: Sheldon Caesar, Dominic Sabir, Nirobi Mills.

St George’s: Onias Bascome (captain), George O’Brien (vice-captain), Sinclair Smith (wicketkeeper), Jamar Stovel (colt), Isaiah Greaves (colt), Justin Pitcher, Detroy Smith, Allan Douglas Jr, Rodney Trott, Temiko Wilson, Oronde Bascome. Reserves: Coolidge Durham, Logan Jones, Nzari Paynter.

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Published July 26, 2021 at 8:20 am (Updated July 26, 2021 at 8:31 am)

Cup Match challengers St George’s include two colts among six changes

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