Annandale Secondary defeated Cummings Lodge Secondary to win the East Coast Demerara Zone while Lower Corentyne Secondary and Parika Secondary also recorded victories when the Coco Cola/Rain Forest Water/Digicel/Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) National Secondary School Cricket League (NSSCL) continued.
At Enterprise ground – Annandale who were invited to bat managed to reach 151-9 in 30 overs. Damuka Ngquindo top scored with 30. Bowling for Cummings Lodge, Hemraj Mohabir took 3-21 while there were two wickets each for Andrew McCurdy, Naranjan Ori and Prakash Debidyal.
In reply, Cummings Lodge Secondary lost wickets at regular intervals and eventually folded for 115 in 19.2 overs. Reaz Mohamed top scored with 27 while Prakash Debidyal and Hemraj Mohabir each made 21. Tameshwar Motiram took 5-26 off 6 tidy overs and Tyrese Assanah claimed 4-24.
At Port Mourant ground – Lower Corentyne got the better of Manchester Secondary by seven wickets. Batting first after winning the toss Manchester were shot out for a meagre 88 in 19.1 overs.
Junior Sinclair returned excellent figures of 5-27 while Keith Simpson supported with 3-17 bowling for Lower Corentyne which made light work of the total in response as they reached 89-3 in 17 overs.
Junior Sinclair showed his all-round ability by returning with the bat to make 36. Ramesh Kasinauth contributed 19 not out. Bowling for Manchester Secondary, Godwyn McDonald had tidy figures of 3-5.
Over at Parika – The home team crushed Vergenoegen High by 108 runs. Batting first, Parika posted 188-6 in 25 overs. Azim Mohomed struck 44, Wazim Mohamed 28 and Devendra Drahaled 21. Bowling for Vergenoegen, Kennard Paul had 2-26.
In reply Vergenoegen was sent packing for 80 in the 14th over. Doing the damage with the ball for Parika were Wazim Mohamed with 3-9, Junior Albert 3-10 and Azim Mohamed 2-22.
Matches continue today – East Coast Zone Champion, Annandale faces Mahaica/Mahaicony winner Hope Secondary at Enterprise ground in an Inter-Zone matchup. In the East Bank Essequibo Zone, Parika play Wakeenam at Parika Salem ground.
In the Corentyne Zone, Port Mourant battle Lower Corentyne in the first semi-final at the Port Mourant ground and Skeldon Line Path Secondary challenge Corentyne Comprehensive in the other semi-final at the Albion ground.
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