Apr 27, 2016 Sports
Muslim Youth Organisation (MYO) have qualified for the quarterfinals of the Georgetown Cricket
Association/Noble House Sea Foods second division two-day tournament after taking first innings points from Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) on Sunday.
Safraz Esau and Zulfikar Ali guided host MYO to 228-4 declared, batting first. The pair came together after Ray Barker was run out without scoring and Chien Gittens went for 32 (6×4,1×6) and added 120 for the third wicket. Esau struck eleven fours and two sixes in scoring 78, while Ali slammed fifteen fours and one six in 77. Shafeek Ishmeal made 13 not out as Dennis Squires claimed two wickets.
DCC were bowled out for 219 in reply. Tevin Imlach and Dexter George added 84 for the first wicket before George went for 38. Imlach made 39, while Squires and Carlton Jacques got 33 each. Ishmeal snared 3-27, Ray Sankar 3-35 and Mohamed Ayube 3-44.
MYO declared on 155-9, batting a second time with Ali scoring 36, Ishmeal 33 and Collis Baynes 27; Squires captured 4-85 and George 3-27.
Set 265 for victory, DCC reached 43 without loss at the close. Squires was on 21 and Imlach on eight.
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