Rising Star, New Opportunity Corporation (NOC) seniors and Invaders Masters recorded victories when play in the Edward Skeete and Family Twenty\20 competition continued last Sunday in South Essequibo.
At Pomona, Rising Star defeated Jaguars by 76 runs. Rising Star batted first and scored 158-4 off their allocation of 20 overs on a lively pitch and heavy outfield. Rovin Dusraj made with 38 not out (4×4,2×6), while Karran Lakhan and Otis Roberts chipped in with 24 each and Cort Jones 23 (1×4,1×6); Shazaad Alli claimed 2-30.
Jaguars replied with 82 all out in 17 overs. Azeem Kamal and Shameer Khan were the only batsmen that showed fight with 17 and 14 respectively. Ravindra Singh 2-8, Roberts 2-14, Rohan Ramdass 2-16 and Navindra Singh 2-16 were the main wreckers.
At New Opportunity Corps (NOC), the host senior team trounced Aurora by 39 runs. NOC seniors took first strike and posted 163-9 in 20 overs with Brandon Kaboose leading the way with 46 (5×4), while Anthony Adams supported with 38 (3×4,4×6); Irfan Ali captured 2-11 and Rishad Ali 2-21.
Aurora were bowled out for 124 in 20 overs in reply. Rayad Jagdat scored 35 (3×4,3×6) and Anand Maniram 29 (3×4). Joshua Paul snared 3-25 and Adams 2-24.
At NOC at 13:30 hrs, Invaders Masters beat NOC Juniors by 35 runs. Invaders Masters managed 127-5 in 20 overs bating first. Robin Persaud top scored with 37 and Ramnarine Deocharran made 17. Left arm spinner Akienie Adams bagged 5-13 for NOC Juniors who mustered 92-8 in 20 overs in response. Alec Etwaroo made 21 as John Sankar grabbed 6-13. Golden Fleece got a walk over from Cullen.
The competition continues on Sunday with NOC Juniors hosting Golden Fleece 09:30 hrs, Invaders Masters facing Eldorado at Golden Fleece at 09:30 hrs and Golden Fleece battling Eldorado at Golden Fleece at 13:30 hrs in zone A.
In zone B, Jaguars will play Aurora at Pomona at 09:30 hrs and Rising Star will clash with NOC seniors at Pomona at 13:30 hrs.
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