GCA\NBS 40-over second division tourney…Victories for TSC, MSC and MYO
Azeez grabs 6 wkts, Mars, Ifill take 5, Ali slams century
By Zaheer Mohamed
Transport Sports Club (TSC), Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) and Muslim Youth Organization (MYO) recorded victories when play in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)\ New Building Society (NBS) 40 over second division competition continued last weekend.
Transport Sports Club (TSC) outplayed the host Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) by 6 wickets yesterday. GCC took first turn at the crease and were routed for 87 in 27.2 overs. Ray Barker made 27 (1×4) and Manny Forde 19 (1×4). Off spinner Azeem Azeez led the visitors bowling with 6-21 from 6 overs. TSC responded with 88-4 in 21.1 overs. Charwayne Mc Pherson top scored with 47 (5×4), while Waqar Bacchus made 19 (2×4). Left arm spinner Devon Lord picked up 2-22.
At Police Sports Club ground Eve Leary, MSC got the better of Police by 3 wickets in a closely fought encounter. Police managed 202 all out in 35.4 overs, batting first. Pernell London led with 46 (5×4), Randolph Knights supported with 40 (4×4, 1×6) Fitzroy Culley 26 (4×4) and Stephan Blair 24 (2×4). Cordel Mars captured 5-37 and Carlos La Rose 2-44. Danny Narayan then led MSC victory charge with 63 (3×4, 1×6) while Karim Naughton chipped in with 34 (3×6) and Keifer Naughton 32 (2×6). Darson La Rose was the pick of the bowlers for Police with 4-44.
At MYO on Saturday, Zulfikar Ali stroked a fine century while Chien Gittens slammed 86 to spearhead the host to a huge 267-run victory over St. Stanislaus. Ali reached the boundary four times and cleared it twice in a top score of 101 as MYO rattled up 336 before they were bowled out in 36 overs. Chien Gittens hammered eleven fours and three sixes in his innings while Imtiaz Pooran supported with 40 (7×4) and Zamal Khan 29. Marlon Roberts and D. Doodnauth claimed 2 wickets each. St. Stanislaus found the going tough were skittled for 69 in 21 overs in reply with Prince Roberts (10) being the only batsman to reach double figures. Anthony Ifill grabbed 5-31, Richard Latiff 2-1 and Parmanand Parsram 2-5.
At Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) went down to Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) by 2 wickets. GNIC batted first and scored 120 all out in 28 overs. Ronole Bourne made 46 (4×4) and Ovid Richardson 26 (3×4). Steven Sankar captured 2-5, Kareem Naughton 2-29 and Carlos La Rose 2-31. MSC in reply encountered a few nervous emoents before they eventually won the game for the lost of 8 wickets in 23 overs, ending on 121. La Rose was their leading batsman with 39 (5×4) and Keifer Naughton chipped in with 29 (4×4,1×6). Richardson, J. George, S. Simon and P. Sookdeo took 2 wickets apiece.