Phyllis Cater Memorial t\20 final – Leguan… Chetram, Jacobs steer Maryville to victory
Tatteshwar Chetram hit a fine half century and Royan Jacobs grabbed 4 wickets for 20 runs as Maryville defeated Young Warriors by 46 runs to win the final of the Phyllis Carter Memorial twenty\20 cricket competition last Saturday at Enterprise ground in Leguan.
Maryville took first turn at the crease after winning the toss and scored 178-8 off their allocation of overs. Chetram led the scoring with a fine 69, and was ably supported by Kalan Maraj and Sunil Persaud with 20 each. Brian Murray picked up 2-24 and Seenarine Oudit 2-36. Young Warriors in reply were never allowed to score freely as Jacobs and Aseeb Khan who finished with 3-11 maintained a steady line and length to restrict them to 132 all out in 19.2 overs. R. Jagroop top scored with 37, while Muneshwar Jattan made 29, and Murray 21.
Both teams received prizes for their efforts while Chetram took the man of the match award. Sultan Ali of Rebels collected the trophies for being the most outstanding batman and the player with the most sixes in the tournament, while the Rebel’s Chetram Rabindra was competition’s best bowler.
Speaking at the presentation ceremony, chairman of the Leguan Cricket Committee, Verendra Chintamanie, thanked the sponsor for coming on board, and the teams for participating in the competition. He also urged the cricketers to work hard.
The competition was played in memory of the late Phyllis Carter who was a popular businessman on the island.