GSCL Inc\Digimax tourney…Adams guides Regal into semis
An attacking century from Ricardo Adams propelled Regal XI to a 155- run win over Super Eagle thereby cementing their place in the semi finals, when the Georgetown Softball Cricket League Inc (GSCL Inc)\Digimax tournament continued last Sunday at Everest Cricket Club.
Playing in the open category, Adams belted eighteen sixes in scoring 119 and got support from Safraz Esau with 47 (6×6) as Regal posted 207-3 off their allocation of 12 overs, batting first. Super Eagle were skittled for 52 in 11 overs in reply. Rafman Ally made 22 while Mohamed Ayube snared 3-6 and Esau 2-17.
Farm XI got a walk over from Better Hope and Wolf’s Warriors beat Princess in other matches. Trophy Stall beat Challengers by 8 wickets in another quarter final game. Challengers took first strike and were bowled out for 91. Ravi Ramnauth scored 19; Fazal Rafiek claimed 3-16. Trophy Stall replied with 93-2. Rafiek stroked 34 and Surajpaul Deosarran 32.
In the over 35 division, Success defeated Industry Super Kings by 6 wickets. Industry batted first and scored 125-8 in 20 overs. Ishwar Persaud made 44 and Danny Gangadin chipped in with 38 as Dhamendra Mohabir captured 4-20, Rajesh Baljeet 2-18 and Shazim Mohamed 2-25. Success scored 127-4 in 19.2 overs in reply. Randy Katwaroo top scored with 67 while R. Singh and J. Persaud grabbed 2 wickets each.
Regal Masters trounced Super Star by 87 runs. Regal rattled up 207-9 in 20 overs after taking first strike. Asif Ally led with 68, Saheed Mohamed supported with 44 and Samuel Kingston 38. Superstar were bowled out for 120 in reply. Hermon Persaud cracked 85; Ally picked up 3-18 and Raymond Harper 3-20.
Ogle overcame Park Rangers by 4 wickets. Park Rangers batted first and managed 175-5 in 20 overs with Richard Persaud top scoring with 68 while Ejaz Mohamed made 41 as S. Mohamed grabbed 3-26. Ogle responded with 178-6 in 19.4 overs. Kishore Mohabir scored 57 and Wasim Baksh 25; Tony Singh took 2-53. Savage got the better of Frontline in their encounter.
The semifinals will be played on November 30 and the final on December 1 at Ministry of Education ground. In the open category Regal will face Farm XI and Wolf’s Warriors will play Trophy Stall, while in the over 35 division Regal Masters will take on Ogle and Savage will battle Success.