Ferrier slams century as MSC take first innings points in rain affected encounter
Carib Beer & Friends of cricket Heroes Cup GCA first division 2 day tourney
An attacking century by Dion Ferrier guided Malteenoes Sports Club to first innings points over Transport Sports Club as the Carib Beer and Friends of Cricket Heroes Cup\ Georgetown Cricket Association first division two day tournament continued last weekend with two matches.
On Saturday at Malteenoes, the home team won the toss and asked Transport to bat first who scored 133 all out in 44.1 overs. Quinn Proctor made an even half century (7×4, 2×6), while Shane Chase supported with 26. Sunil Singh 25 and Carl Rambharose 14 were the other batsmen that reached double figures as Steven Sankar grabbed 3-39 and Danny Narayan 2-9.
Malteenoes in response were bowled out for 211 with Ferrier stroking his way to 105 not out. Kwame Crosse chipped in with 38, while Kevin Rose captured 5-41 for the visitors.
Trailing by78 runs, Transport in their second turn at the crease reached 15-3 before rain put an end to the contest just before the first hour of play on Sunday, the second and final day.
At Demerara Cricket Club ground, Guyana National Industrial Corporation and Gandhi Youth Organization played to a draw with the former taking first innings points.
GNIC took first turn at the crease and piled up 305 before they were all out in 54 overs. Elton Baker led with a fine 164, while Dexter Solomon hit a robust 65. Pacer Leon Scott picked up 3-34, Pavindralall Persaud 2-35 and Brian Sattaur 2-38.
GYO in reply made 177 all out in 70 overs. Tagenarine Chanderpaul was their leading run scorer with 32 and Kamesh Yadram supported with 28 as Collins Butts bagged 6-43 and Premchand Sookdeo 3-22.
GNIC with a lead of 128, declared at 24-6 off 9 overs in their second turn at the crease with Scott taking 4-12 and Abhilash Deokie 2-2. At stumps on the second and final day, GYO who required 153 to win the game ended on 76-1 off 10 overs. Brian Sattaur top scored with 44. (Zaheer Mohamed)