GCA Carib Beer Friends of cricket 1st division competition…
Jacobs hits ton as MSC crush GNIC by an innings and 135 runs
- Bishun grabs 7-104 & 3-68 for DCC
National allrounder Steven Jacobs slammed a magnificent century as host Malteenoes Sports Club crushed Guyana National Industrial Corporation by an innings and 135 runs when play in the Georgetown Cricket Association Carib Beer Friends of Cricket first division two-day competition continued last weekend in the city with two matches.
GNIC took first turn at the crease and were skittled out for 82 in 24.1 overs with Shawn De Souza 21, Collins Butts 17 and Dexter Solomon 12 being the principal scorers as Jacobs claimed 4-4 off 6 overs of offspin and Dion Ferrier and Seon Daniels took 2 each. Malteenoes in their first and only innings piled up 315-9 declared. Jacobs, who was quick to dispatch anything too short or full, smashed thirteen fours and ten sixes in scoring 152. He got support form Imran Hassan 39 and Deon Ferrier 27.
Leroy Bristol was the main wicket-taker for the visitors with 4-66 off 15 overs while Orlando Fraser had 3-112.
GNIC in their second turn at the crease only managed 98 before they were bowled out in 27 overs; Mark Nicholson top-scored with 28, while Shawn De Souza and Ronald Bourne made 24 and 22 respectively. Ferrier was the main destroyer with 4-27 while Kellon Carmichael picked up 2-25.
At Everest, the home team and Demerara Cricket Club played to a tame draw. DCC won the toss and asked Everest to bat first. Everest made 320 all out in 69.2 overs. Troy Gonsalves hit two sixes and fourteen fours before he was run out for 99 while opener Rajendra Chandreka made 95(13×4) and Chris Surat 29. Left arm spinner Totaram Bishun grabbed 7-104 off 27 overs and Tarlvio Scipio claimed 2-30.
The visitors responded with 350-8 declared with Derwin Christian scoring 93 (7×6, 6×4), Christopher Barnwell 76 (5×4), Paul Wintz 46(5×4) and Andre Stoll 31 not out. Gonsalves returned to capture 6-86.
At stumps on the second and final day the host, with a first innings deficit of 30 runs ended on 115-4 in 17 overs. Diananand Roopnarine was unbeaten on 60 as Bishun grabbed 3-68 to end with match figures of 10-172. The competition continues on Saturday.