Police, GNIC grab first innings points
Police and GNIC grabbed first innings points from Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) and Gandhi Youth Organisation (GYO) respectively when the latest round of matches in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/ Hadi’s World City Mall Inc. first division 2-day tournament concluded on Sunday last.
At Police, DCC scored 221 all out after taking first strike. Dexter George led with 50 while Denver Greaves scored 43, Antonell Atwell and Timothy Mc Almont 41 each. Jermaine Reynolds claimed 4-51 and Troy Benn 2-35. Police replied with 386-9 declared. Ricardo Adams slammed 134 not out, Norwayne Federicks stroked 71, Seon Daniels 60 and Reginald Rodrigues 58.
Atwell bagged 5-99 and Ashmead Nedd 3-80. Trailing by 165, the visitors declared their second innings on 305-7, minutes before the scheduled close of play; the captains agreed to call off the game.
At Malteenoes SC, GYO batted first and posted 203-9 declared after facing 72.2 overs. Trevon France scored 57, Anthony Ifill 50, Wazeer Mohamed 28 and Kwame Crosse 20. Alistair Ifill snared 4-62, Collins Butts 3-35 and Jermaine Grosvenor 2-24.
GNIC scored 252 all out in 67.3 overs in reply. Grosvenor top scored with 59, while Dexter Solomon made 36, Troy Thompson 27 and Joshua Persaud 23. Divesh Ramjattan picked up 2-26 and Surendra Heeralall 2-48.
Facing a deficit of 49, GYO were 110-6 at stumps of the final day. Shiv Parmanand scored 37 not out while Mohamed retired hurt on 32. Butts and Ifill took two wickets each. (Zaheer Mohamed)
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