NBS\GCA second division 40 over cricket…UG upset DCC, TSC beat Police in latest action
University of Guyana and Transport Sports Club recorded victories as play in the New Building Society, Georgetown Cricket Association second division 40 over competition continued last Sunday with two matches.
At GYO ground, UG upset DCC by 41 runs. UG won the toss and elected to take first strike and scored 162-9 after the game was reduced to 20 overs due to rain. Kenroy Joseph top scored with 39 as Dexter George took 3-17, Dennis Squires 2-20, and Omesh Dhanram 2-32.
Set a revised target of 183 to win due to several interruptions, DCC were skittled out for 142 in 19.2 overs. Coen Ismond 28 and Kemol Savory 21 were their principal scorers as left arm spinner Damien Vantull snared 3-16, off spinner Royston Alkins 2-9, and N. Caryl 2-22 for the victors.
At YMCA, Transport SC overcame Police by 5 runs. Transport batted first and managed 170 all out off 20 overs. Stephen Sampson scored 49 and Azim Azeez supported with 45 as Jermin Reynolds claimed 3-24 and Vishal Jaigobin 3-20.
Police in reply made 165 before they were bowled out in 19.3 overs. Reynolds top scored with 45, while Troy Benn and Munilall Persaud assisted with 25 each as Clyde Hoyte, Shawn Massiah and Azeez picked up two wickets apiece for Transport. The game was reduced to 20 overs due to rain.
Meanwhile on Saturday, Malteenoes defeated Transport Sports Club by 3 wickets, Police beat Demerara Cricket Club by 85 runs, Muslim Youth Organisation got the better of University of Guyana by 48 runs and Guyana National Industrial Corporation overcame Vikings by 7 runs.
Scores: At GYO, TSC 154 all out in 27.1 overs. (Jonathan Alphonso 41, Clyde Hoyte 54, Shawn Massiah 26, Vishal Narayan 3-50, Shaquille Williams 2-19 ,Cordel Mars 2-25). MSC 158 in 31.2 overs.(Nickosie Barker 45, Keifer Naughton 42, Alphonso 3-19, Azim Azeez 2-34).
At GNIC, Police 364-8 in 40 overs.(Ryan Rajmangal 131,21×4,1×6, Steven Black 60,9×4,1×6, Jermin Reynolds 47,Kabel Reece 3-52, Orlando Sturge 2-70).DCC 279 all out in 35.2 overs (Dexter George 88,11×4,1×6,Dennis Squires 52, Kemol Savory 36, Ryan Rajmangal 5-47, Troy Benn 2-46).
At MYO, MYO 278-9 in 40 overs (Mohamed Wazidally 71,10×4,1×6, Chien Gittens 41, Ibrahim Wazidally 31, Royston Alkins 3-36, Dennis Heywood 3-52). UG 230 allout in 34.3 overs. (Melroy Stephenson 57,R. Alkins 39 D. Heywood 28,Imtiaz Pooran 4 wkts).
At YMCA, GNIC 204 all out in 32.5 overs Keniemo Alphonso 61,7×4,5×6, Jermin Grovensor 32, Earl Brown 27, Devon Fraser 24, Blair Haynes 2-52, Yusuf Ali 2-37). Vikings 197 all out in 22 overs (B. Haynes 40, Sheldon Alexander 30 , Latchman Bissesar 4-48, Jason George 2-28, J. Grovensor 2-37, Lloyd George 2-46). (Zaheer Mohamed)