19-year-old Alick Athanaze flamboyant century helped Dominica win the 2018 Windward Islands Senior Men’s (WISM) 50-Overs Championship.
Dominica defeated St Vincent & the Grenadines to win the Tournament Championship on Wednesday May 30, 2018. After winning the toss, Dominica chose to bat and scored 215 runs all-out in 45 overs, with Athanaze scoring 101 runs, Kavem Hodge 38 and Liam Sebastien 22.
The Star bowlers for St Vincent included Obed McCoy with 4 wickets for 17 runs in 4.1 overs & Casmond Walters who took 3 wickets for 25 runs.
At their turn at the crease, and fighting for the championship, St Vincent scored 200 all out in 40 overs. Pacer Delorn Johnson top-scored with 37 runs. Donwell Hector contributed 36, Kenneth Dembar 24, and Casmond Walters 22.
Hodge and Sebastien captured a combined 6 wickets for 77 runs in 18 overs to help Dominica seal the deal.
Earlier this year, Athanaze ended the ICC Under-19 World Cup as the tournament’s top scorer with 418 runs, but the West Indies Team did not make it to the playoffs.
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