Scotia Bank Kiddy Cricket – E’bo Coast…Fisher beat Sparta by 24 runs in final
By Zaheer Mohamed
Fisher Primary defeated Sparta Primary by 24 runs to win the final of the Scotia Bank nationwide Kiddy cricket competition yesterday on the Essequibo Coast. Sparta batting first posted 129-5 in 10 overs at the lush green Imam Bacchus ground, Affiance. Kamesh Lall made 12 while extras led with a healthy 22. Chetram Seurattan claimed two wickets.
Fisher replied with 153-8 in their 10 overs. Silvan Williams topped with 29, Saeed Hakh supported with 15 and Mark Williams 11 while extras contributed 22. Simran Mahadeo took 2 wickets.
In the first semi final, Sparta thumped Capoey Primary by 23 runs. Capoey took first strike and managed 163-4 off 10 overs, extras top scored with 22. Sparta responded with 186-4 in their 10 overs. Sheldon Charles made 29, De Andre Alphonso 18 and Parvesh Dhanraj 12; extras chipped in with 30.
Fisher overcame Mainstay by 65 runs in the second semi final. Mainstay made 126-6 in 10 overs, batting first. Extras led with 36. Chatram Seurattan took scalps. Fisher responded with 191-4 in 10 overs. Saeed Hakh 17, Mark Williams 14, Adrian Aurthur 14, Silvan Williams 12 and Alicia Roberts 10 were the main batters.
Better Hope Primary went down to Fisher by 65 runs in the preliminary round which was contested earlier. Better Hope scored 126-4 in 10 overs after taking first strike. Quincy Hartman made 11 while extras contributed 16. Silvon Williams grabbed two wickets.
Fisher responded with 191-4 in 10 overs. Darindra Narine and Saeed Hakh led with 17 each, Mark Williams and Adrian Aurthur made 14 apiece and Omadavi Goberdhan 12. Extras made a vital contribution with 34.
Capoey hammered Bethany by 57 runs. Capoey posted 171-6 in 10 overs, batting first with 46 extras. Bethany mustered 114 in 10 overs, losing by 10 wickets in the process. Extras led with 40. Fisher and Sparta have qualified for the County playoffs.