BCB/J Z Mohamed of City Bias, NY Inter Zone Under-15 tournament …
Traditional power house, Lower Corentyne, which includes players from Albion Cricket Club,
Rose Hall Town and Port Mourant, were humbled by New Amsterdam/Canje/East Bank by 9 wickets, while West Berbice scored a massive 275 runs victory over Upper Corentyne in the first round of the JZ Mohamed of City Bias, New York, USA Inter Zone Under-15 tournament organised by the Berbice Cricket Board and played last Saturday.
Playing at Cumberland cricket ground in East Canje, Berbice, Lower Corentyne won the toss on a perfect batting track and took first strike but were shot out for a disappointing 30. Opening pacers Leon Swammy and skipper Jevan Schultz combined to take 8 wickets with Swammy 5 for 20 and Schultz 3 for 8. NA/Canje/East Bank raced to 31 for 1 wicket. Opener Jeron France finished on 20 not out.
Over at No 72 Cut and Load ground, West Berbice won the toss and elected to bat, amassing 354 for 5 off their allotted 50 overs. 2015 President’s Eleven all-rounder Marvan Prashad top scored with a classy 86 not out. He got support from Berbice under-15 cricketers Seon Glasgow (jnr) and Nigel Deodat with 69 and 68 runs respectively. Fawaz Gafoor also chipped in with 38.
In reply, Upper Corentyne made a disappointing 79 all out in 20 overs. Deodat came back to take 6 for 10 off 5 overs including a hat-trick in his first over, the first of the tournament. Hemraj Heeralall supported with 3 for 12 off 5 overs.
In a release, the Berbice Cricket Board said it would like to thank The Upper Corentyne Cricket Association and the Young Warriors Cricket Club for hosting the first two games. This will go a far way in making sure that the tournament is successful. Special thanks also to the major sponsor Jameel Mohamed of City Bias, New York, USA. Albion Cricket Club and Shabeer Baksh of Blairmont Cricket Club have also pledged to host a match each.
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