DCB\Raj Singh over-40 cricket…East Coast Tigers thump GT Bears by 7 wkts
East Coast Tigers defeated Georgetown Bears by 7 wickets when the Demerara Cricket Board (DCB)\ Raj Singh Insurance Brokers AND Trophy Stall over 40 twenty overs tournament continued yesterday.
Playing at the Everest Cricket Club, Georgetown Bears batted first and scored 156-8 off their allotted 20 overs. Surendra Heeralall stroked one four and six sixes in a top score of 74, Cyrus Gibson supported with 21. while Carlos Reid and Andrew Lovell chipped in with 18 each. Anil Persaud claimed 3-11 and Walter Byrne took 2-5.
Eon Abel then fashioned a fine 57 (4×4,5×6) and got support from Sheik Mohamed and Rama Malone with 31 apiece as Tigers replied with 158-3 in 14 .2 overs; Mohamed struck four fours and Malone four fours and a six. Clive Grimmond captured 2-5. Heeralall was given the man of the match award.