GSL cricket: Regal secure final spot in Open and Over-35 divisions
Regal have qualified for the final in the Open and Over-35 categories as the Georgetown Softball League\ Regal Stationery and Computer Centre\ Mike’s Copy Centre\ Trophy Stall\Star Party Rentals and Salod Marketing Agency competition continued on Sunday at Everest.
In the Open category, Regal XI defeated Speed Boat XI by 7 wickets. Speed Boat XI batted first and made 96 before they were bowled out in 11 overs. S. Hussain scored 24 and M. Singh 14; Privnauth Motilall, Troy Kippins and Safraz Esau grabbed 3 wickets each. Regal XI responded with 97-3 in 7.5 overs. Rickey Sargeant led with 46 (5×6, 2×4) and Chein Gittens chipped in with 24 (2×6) as Greg Singh took 3-20. Regal XI will play Wolf’s Warriors in the final on a date to be announced.
In the Over-35 category, Regal XI overcame MK Ogle by 41 runs. Regal took first strike and posted 189-6 off their allotted 20 overs. Eric Thomas led with 60 (1×4, 8×6), Raymond Harper scored 44 (2×4, 3×6), Mahendra Arjune 29 (1×4, 2×6) and Samuel Kingston 23 (1×4). Satesh Persaud claimed 2-27.
MK Ogle in reply were bowled out for 148 in 17.4 overs. K. Gobin made 23 (1×6) and Wallack Joseph 21 not out (1×6). Arjune 3-17, Saheed Mohamed 3-37 and Mahendra Hardyal 2-42 were the pick of the bowlers for the winners. Regal XI will face Park Rangers in the final; the date is yet to be decided.
Meanwhile Aroaima will take on Regal XI in the female final.