Walton Hall beat Gunners in R and D Engineering Services T20 final in North E’bo
Walton Hall defeated Gunners by 5 wickets to win the final of the R and D Engineering Services twenty\20 competition last Sunday at Anna Regina Community Center ground on the Essequibo Coast.
Gunners batted first and managed 146-8 off their allotted 20 overs. Alex Collins made 25 (1×4,3×6), while Navin Singh supported with 23 (2×4,1×6). Off-spinner Uvindra Balgobin grabbed 3-38 and Vishwanauth Lall 2-20.
Lall returned to blast nine fours and four sixes in top score of 78 as Walton Hall responded with 146-5 in 18.1 overs. Latchman Singh chipped in with 21 (2X4,1X6); Hemant Beharry snared 2-10 and Siddiq Mohamed 2-18. Lall was given the man of the match and best batsman in the final awards, while Beharry took the best bowler prize. Walton Hall received $45,000 and Gunners $35,000.
Meanwhile, the W and D Hotel and Mall Twenty\20 tournament commences on Sunday with several matches in North Essequibo.