Tilkuram’s 101* propels Port Mourant into semis; Albion and Courtland also advance
The 2013 Raffik & Sons Construction Services second division 20-over knock-out competition for teams in the Central and Lower Corentyne area continued recently with Port Mourant, Albion Community Centre and Courtland All Stars all winning their third round matches to advance to the semi finals.
Highlighting the latest round of matches was Parasram Tilkuram who slammed the highest individual score of the competition so far, 101 not out for Port Mourant. His knock, which included 12 fours and 5 sixes, enabled his team to post 182 for 4 in 20 overs against Jai Hind who nevertheless with Khemraj Sumair scoring 55 (5×4 4×6) made a gallant effort but were kept in check by Jaipersaud Rawana who took 4 for 33 and Tilkuram 3 for 20, Jai Hind falling 11 runs short of the target.
Former Guyana Under-19 batsman Kandasammy more than propped up Albion Community Centre’s batting, contributing 83 out of his team’s total of 129 for 8 in 20 overs against Tamarind Root. He then came back with the ball and took 3 for 7 from 2 overs to help bowl out Tamarind Root for 74 in their response.
After Courtland All Star posted 171 in their 20 overs against Albion Front Travellers, Troy Mathieson took 4 for 17 and John Percival 3 for 13 to restrict Travellers to 79 all out.
At Albion Front – Port Mourant edged Jai Hind by 11 runs. Port Mourant 182 for 4 in 20 overs; Parasram Tilkuram 101 not out, Steve Kistasammy 37, Ravi Mangali 2 for 29.
Jai Hind 171 in 20 overs; Khemraj Sumair 55, Mahendra Lallbeharry 35, Vickey Veerasammy 32, Jaipersaud Rawana 4 for 33, Parasram Tilkuram 3 for 20.
At Albion – Albion Community Centre defeated Tamarind Root by 55 runs. Albion Community Centre 129 for 8 in 20 overs; Kandasammy Surujnarine 83, Rafiq Khan 2 for 10, Akash Singh 2 for 16. Tamarind Root 74 in 14.4 overs; Kandasammy Surujnarine 3 for 7, Suruj Dookna 2 for 19.
At Albion Front – Courtland All Stars hammered Albion Front Travellers by 92 runs. Courtland All Stars 171 in 20 overs; Michael Cummings 37, Keon Sinclair 38, Troy Mathieson 32, Nirvan Matadin 2 for 21. Bhupendra Matadin 2 for 36. Albion Front Travellers 79 in 17 overs; Troy Mathieson 4 for 17, John Percival 3 for 13.
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