Hotel Riverton Suites Upper Corentyne Under-19, 50-over cricket …
Hotel Riverton Suites Upper Corentyne Under-19 cricket 50-over competition second round continued last weekend with No. 72 Cut and Load and Skeldon Community Centre both securing wins.
At No. 72 ground, No. 72 Cut and Load defeated No. 48 cricket club by 245 runs. Batting first No. 72 Cut and Load scored 305 for 7 off 40 overs (overs reduced due to overnight rain). Ritish Bhagratie batted with class, scoring the first century of the tournament, 129 runs (14×4, 4×6) he got support from Davanand Chatterpaul 72 (10×4, 4×6). Bowling for No. 48 Naresh Nauthsingh was the pick of the bowlers taking 2 for 34 off 8 overs.
In reply No. 48 were skittled out for 60 runs. Davanand Chatterpaul returned with the ball and took 3 for 11 off 5 overs and was supported by Taleshwar Baichan 3 for 23 off 7 overs and Abdul Ajib 2 for 4 off 1.1 overs.
Over at C.W.C ground, Skeldon defeated Crabwood Creek by 44 runs. Batting first Skeldon scored 158 all out in 29.2 overs. Deon Esau top scored with 79. Bowling for C.W.C, S. Shamsundar took 3 for 37 off 10 overs and N. Baijnauth 3 for 48 off 6.2 overs. In reply C.W.C were bowled out for 114 in 26.2 overs. With Yusuf Nicholson 26, the only batsman to show any resistance to Skeldon bowling. Bowling for Skeldon Nickolas Seenarine took 2 for 10 off 5 overs, Aslam Baksh 2 for 12 off 6.3 overs and Mahendra Chaitnarine 2 for 17 off 3 overs.
This competition is being organized by the Upper Corentyne Cricket Association and is sponsored by Dr. Pooran Seepersaud proprietor of Hotel Riverton Suites located in the town of Corriverton.
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