MYO/RAF’S 10/10 Inter- Jamaat Softball Cricket Competition
Competition in the RAF’s Variety Store sponsored Muslim Youth Organization of Guyana organized 2nd Annual Hajin Zeleena Rafeek Memorial countrywide Inter-Jamaat Ten10 knock-out Softball cricket tournament continued last Saturday and Sunday.
Matches were contested at the MYO Ground, Cyril Potter College Ground, Turkeyen, Wakenaam Community Center Ground and the Imam Bacchus Ground on the Essequibo Coast which saw teams battling for a place in the quarter finals, eight of them qualified. Results are as follows;
At Wakenaam Community Center Ground: Wakenaam A got a walkover from Leguan. Wakenaam A then went on to get the better of Wakenaam B when they clashed.
CPCE Ground, East Coast Demerara
Success defeated Lusignan by 12 runs – Success won the toss and decided to bat first and made 99 for 7 off their allocation of ten overs after being reduced to 38 for 5 at one stage. Khemraj Baljit made 43*, Hafeez Samad 13.
Reaz Ghaddo picked up 2 for 14 in his 2 overs and Lusignan in reply were never in the hunt, ending on 87 for 7 when their overs expired. Arif Khan scored 25 and Afraz Khan 24 for the losers. Bowling for Success Azzar Haniff took 3 for 15 and Shayam Razack 2 for 33 from two overs each. Final scores, Success 99 for 7; Lusignan 87 for 7.
Enmore overcame New Mosque by 137 runs – Enmore took first turn at the crease and posted a healthy 195 for 2 off their allotted overs. National Under-19 player Amir Khan stroked his way to an unbeaten129 (2×4 17×6) while Premraj Lall supported with 47.
Enterprise in reply crumbled for 58 with none of the batsmen reaching double figures. Wazir Majid claimed 2 for 5 and Riaz Rohoman 2 for 10 for the victors. Final scores, Enmore 195 for 2; New Mosque 58 all out.
Imam Bacchus Ground, Essequibo
Fair Field got the better of Huist-T-Dieren by9 wickets – Huist-T-Dieren batted first and posted 72 for7 off their 10 overs; Abdul Wazim 22. Raouf Ali 3 for 17, Wazim Amir 2 for 15. Fairfield responded with 76 for 1 in 6.2 overs. Zameer Mohamed led with 38* and Amir Mohamed 24. Final scores, Huist-T-Dieren 72 for 7; Fairfield 76 for 1.
Adventure/Johanna Cecelia gained a walkover from Anna Regina.
Adventure/Johanna Cecelia got past Fairfield by 16 runs – Adventure took first strike and made 103 for 5. Khalid Baksh 42, Munir Amin 40. Gafoor Mohamed claimed 2 for 24 for Fairfield which in reply were sent packing for 87 in 9.4 overs. Abdul Sabr made 25 and Mohamed Gafoor 21. Ehwaas Baksh 2-18, Yaseer Mohamed 2-18 and Munir Amin 2-19 were the chief wicket takers for Adventure/Johanna Cecelia. Final score, Adventure/Johanna Cecelia 103 for 5; Fairfield 87 all out.
Adventure/Johanna Cecelia defeated Wakenaam A by 9 wickets – Wakenaan A batting first were all out for 63 9.5 overs with Imran Khan stroking 43. Nazir Khan was main wrecker with 5 for 10 for Adventure/ Johanna Cecelia who responded with 66 for 1 in 3.4 overs.
Khalid Baksh led with 34*, Munir Amin hit 23. Ejaaz Mohamed was the lone wicket taker for Wakenaam A. The win has secured a quarter final place for Adventure/Johanna Cecelia who are the defending champions. Final scores, Wakenaam A 63 all out; Adventure/Johanna Cecelia 66 for 1.
MYO Ground – Georgetown
MYO hammered LBI A by 9 wickets – LBI A took first strike and made 69 for 7 in their 7 overs; Nizam Khan 42, Richard Dowlatram 12. Safraaz Issau 3 for 8 and Timur Mohamed 2 for 13 for the home team.
MYO then knocked off the required target in 5 overs ending on 73 for 1. Richard Latiff and Chiem Gittens were their principal scorers with 36 and 21 not out respectively. Final scores, LBI A 69 for 7; MYO 73 for 1.
Farm A crushed Versailles by 65 runs – Farm A scored 130 for 3 off their allocation of 10 overs after taking first strike. Budhan Baksh was their leading run getter with 45, Avinash Sookdeo made 29. Versailles in reply were bowled out for 65 in 8 overs; Greg Singh hit 36. Patrick Khan took 4 for 12 and Amir Azeez 2 for 15 for the winners. Final scores, Farm A 130 for 3; Versailles 65 all out.
Farm B outclassed Blankenburg by 10 wickets – Blankenburg took first turn at the crease and managed 110 for 6 in 10 overs. Riaz Karim top scored with 66, Altaf Mohamed made 14. Ravindra Saramjeet took 2 for 16, Ricky Sargeant and Imtiaz Mohamed took one each.
Farm B in reply made light work of their target reaching 111 without loss, Ricky Sargeant led the scoring with an unbeaten73 and Shameer Fazal contributed 32 not out.
Cotton Tree defeated Albion A by 9 wickets – Albion A went down to Cotton Tree by 9 wickets. Albion A batted first and posted 89 for 9 off their allocation of overs. Cotton Tree in response coasted to 90 for 1.
Farm B beat Farm A by 49 runs – Farm B won the toss and decided to bat first, they reached a challenging 138 for 6 off their 10 overs after their openers gave them a solid start by posting 42 in just two overs.
Ricky Sargeant hit 38 and Shameer Fazal 34; Amir Azeez and Raul Reid claimed 2 wickets each for 24 and 12 runs respectively.
Farm A in their turn at the crease crumbled for 87. Budhan Baksh scored 24 while Raul Reid and Avinash Sookdeo made 15 each. The main wicket takers for the winners were Ravindra Saramjeet who snared 5 for 4 and Imtiaz Mohamed 3 for 21. Final scores, Farm B 138 for 6; Farm A 87 All out.
Queenstown got the better of Diamond/Grove by 28 runs – Queenstown won the toss and decided to bat, they posted a respectable 125 for 3 in 10 overs; Javid Kayume led the way with an even half century while Imran Ally chipped in with 20 and Fadil Ahamad 21.
Faizul Baksh claimed 2 for 16 for Diamond/ Grove who replied with 97 for 4 in 10 overs; Nizam Ali scored 27 and Mansoor Khan 19. Imran Ally was the pick of the bowlers for Queenstown with 2 for 13. Final scores, Queesntown 125 for 3; Diamond/Grove 97 for 4.
Fixtures for the quarter finals which will be played on September 23 at the MYO Ground
09:00hrs FARM B VS FYRISH A
11:00hrs ADVENTURE/JOHANNA CECELIA VS FYRISH SMALL MASJID
13:00hrs MYO VS ENMORE
15:00hrs QUEENSTOWN VS SUCCESS