A splendid all-round performance by Joseph Giddings of Edinburgh highlighted the latest matches of the ongoing Elizabeth Styles Under-19 50 over cricket competition in Berbice.
Randy Baichan crafted 85 to steer Goed Bananen Land to 168 in 29 overs with Giddings picking up 5-56 before coming back with the bat to open the innings for Edinburgh and in the process slammed 108 (4×4 4×6) to see his team to an easy eight wicket win.
Offspinner Martin Singh snared 5-39 from 10 overs and Nial Smith 4-33 from 7.3 overs for Tucber Park but Police managed to post 192 in 27.3 overs; Kwesi Mickle hit 50, his third consecutive half century in the competition.
In the tense run chase that ensued, Tucber just managed to sneak to a one wicket win despite Leon Andrews’ 4-36 with his off spinners.
Another offspinner, David Samuel had 5-28 from 6 overs to help Cotton Tree Die Hard restrict Achievers ‘B’ to 135 in 26 overs but Achievers’ medium pacer Collin Grant snapped up 5-16 from 5 overs to lead Cotton Tree’s demise for 76.
At Goed Bananen Land – Edinburgh trounced Goed Bananen Land by 8 wickets. Goed Bananen Land 168 in 29 overs; Randy Baichan 85, Joseph Giddings 5-56, Jerome Andrews 4-33. Edinburgh 173-2 in 24 overs; Joseph Giddings 108.
At Edinburgh – Tucber Park arrested Police by one wicket. Police 192 in 27.3 overs; Kwesi Mickle 50, Leon Andrews 29, Martin Singh 5-39, Nial Smith 4-33. Tucber Park 193-9 in 47.3 overs; Hakeem Hinds 45, Felon Crandon 43, Ravindra Beharry 26*, Nial Smith 22. Leon Andrews 4-36, Steffon Anderson 2-42.
At Cotton Tree – Achievers ‘B’ defeated Cotton Tree Die Hard by 59 runs, Achievers ‘B’ 135 in 26 overs; David Samuel 5-28, Farzim Mohamed 2-20. Cotton Tree Die Hard 76 in 22 overs; Fazim Mohamed 26*. Collin Grant 5-16, Titus Webster 3-24, Joseph Nicholson 2-16.
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