Mac 20/20 cricket… Sans Souci Jaguars, Good Success secure semi final berths
Sans Souci Jaguars and Good Success booked their places in the semi final of the Mac 20/20 cricket competition following respective victories on Saturday at the Wakenaam Community Center Ground.
In the day’s first game the Jaguars overcame Noitgedacht by 3 wickets. Noitgedacht batted first on a track with preparation moisture and scored 117-8 off their 20 overs.
Bert Fegurson made 25, Neil Ramalho 17 and Dillon Retemiah 13. Left arm spinner Imran Khan and off spinner Zameer Zaman claimed two wickets each for the Jaguars who responded with 118-7 off 16.3 overs. Nokta Moses top scored with 25 and Khan 21.
Medium pacer Shemroy Hartman was the pick of the bowlers for Noitgedacht with 3-21 while Ramalho took 2-24.
Good Success hammered Maria’s Pleasure by 7 wickets in a low scoring affair. Maria’s Pleasure were routed for 45 in 15 overs. Jerry Lewis 26 and Benard Lewis 11 were the only batters that reached double figures against consistent bowling from medium pacer Wazir Khan who took 4-10, Nazeer Mohamed 2-13 and Lokram Narine 2-7.
Good Success in reply knocked off the target in 9 overs ending on 48-3. Opener Arjune Persaud led with 12 while pacer Leorayan Ramlakhan picked up 2-16 in a losing cause for Maria’s Pleasure.
Meanwhile, Sans Souci Sports Club who defeated Good Success in their first preliminary round game was disqualified from the competition after they played Noitgedacht Sports Club wicketkeeper/batsman Kemo Paul who was not granted a release by the Club.
Sans Souci Jaguars will now face Maria’s Pleasure in the first semi final while Good Success are awaiting the winner of the Noitgedacht / Zeelandia match, the two will face off in their quarter final fixture tomorrow.
The final is slated for Sunday at the Wakenaam Community Center Ground. (Zaheer Mohamed)