Williams highlights first round Dave Persaud’s U-19 matches
Talented off-spinning all-rounder Shaquille Williams slammed the competitions first century (108) before returning to bag 4-6 to spur Malteenoes to a crushing 184-run win against hosts Everest on the opening day of the inaugural Dave Persaud Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) 100-over one day cricket competition last Thursday.
Nikose Barker (58) supported Williams’ unbeaten ton as Malteenoes were bowled out for 263 in 43 overs. Ryan Dhanraj captured 4-19 for Everest who crashed to 79 all out, C. Norton complimenting Williams’s performance with 4-13.
Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) ‘B’ defeated St. Stanislaus College by 134 runs at GNIC Ground after 186-9 declared in 29.4 overs and dismissing the schoolboys for 52 in 21 overs.
R. Balgobin made 59, K. Savory 54 and D. Crandon 32 for DCC; N. Doodnauth took 5-41 and C. Gaspar 2-38. T. Belgrave who made 12 was the only batsman from Saints to reach double figures. S. De Souza took 3-3 and D. Crandon 3-5 for the winners.
In the other first round match, Transport beat Ace Warriors by 159 runs at GYO Ground. Transport batting first were bowled out for 188 in 29.3 overs; S. Singh led the way with 60 and D. Whitney 27. E. Ward captured 4-18, D. Peters 2-31 and J. Raphael 2-58 for Ace Warriors which in response were sent packing for 29 all out. A. Vickram snared 4-8 and K. Morris 2-15.