Oct 31, 2012 Sports Comments Off on GNIC, GCC register victories, GYO, UG take 1st innings points
GCA\Noble House Sea Foods 2 -day second division tourney…
– Byron hits century for DCC
By Zaheer Mohamed
Georgetown Cricket Club and Guyana National Industrial Corporation registered victories, while Gandhi Youth Organization and University of Guyana grabbed first points when play in the Georgetown Cricket Association\ Noble House Sea Foods 2-day second division competition continued on Sunday.
At YMCA, GNIC overcame Vikings by an innings and 73 runs. GNIC began the second and final day on 291-7, and reached 343 before being bowled out. Latchman Bissessar scored 34 and Earl Brown 21. Vikings in their second turn at the crease were dismissed for 113. Orlando Kurten, Bissessar and Tremchand Sookdeo were the men doing the damage with 2 wickets each.
Scores: (GNIC 343 all out; Vikings 137 and 133).
At MYO, GCC got the better of the home team by 145 runs. Batting a second time GCC declared on 218-9 in 42 overs. Bernard Bailey led with 64(11×4) and got support from Almando Doman 55(11×4), and Samuel Mc Kenzie 21 not out. Saheed Gittens grabbed 3-67, while Mohamed Asif took 2-27 and Imtiaz Pooran 2-57.
Set a target of 252 for victory, the host were bowled out for 107 in 23.1 overs. Abdul Kadir made 31; Doman captured 3-5, Bailey 3-40 and Devon Lord 2-32 for the winners. Scores: (GCC 215 and 218-8 dec.; MYO 181 and 107).
At GYO, DCC and the host played to a draw. In reply to the visitors first innings total of 245, GYO, resuming on their overnight score of 139-4, managed to take first innings points after scoring 282 all out in 60 overs. Shivnandan Roopnarine who started the day on 78 took his score to 95 (13×4, 1×6) before he was dismissed, while Wazeer Mohamed supported well with 70 (8×4). Clint grant picked up 3-68 and Jaron Byron 2-36. Byron then fashioned a fine 109 (17×4, 3×6) and got valuable support from Cohen Ismond 75 (14×4,1×6) and Leroy Primo 48 (9×4,1×6) as DCC finished on 304-4 in 29 overs. Anand Goolsarran had 2-58. Scores: (DCC 245 and 304-4 dec.; GYO 282).
At University of Guyana ground, GDF and UG match finished in a draw with the latter taking first innings honours. UG batted first and posted 246 before being bowled out. Melroy Stephenson was their leading run getter with 58, while Ryan McCall contributed an unbeaten 43 and Frederick Pestano 37. Dennis Legay claimed 3-47 and Jeremiah Harris 2-76.
GDF in response found themselves in trouble at 68-7, but Terry Fraser with a fighting 72 guided them to 152 before they were bowled out. Royston Alkins captured 4-33 and Dennis Heywood 3-52.
The host in their second turn at the crease declared on 141-5. Kevon Hyman scored an even half century while Alkins contributed 26. Harris snared 3-49, and Legay took 2-30. At stumps on the final day the visitors were 24 without lost, batting a second time.
Scores: (UG 246 and 141-5 dec.; GDF 152 and 24-0).
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