Jul 15, 2017 Sports
At the end of the third round of Sir Garfield Sobers International 40-over Schools cricket
tournament on Thursday in Barbados, both Guyanese Schools had suffered defeats, while Oakville Cricket Academy of Canada, which includes a Guyanese and two of Guyanese parentage, won their second game after losing to defending champions Antigua Schools in the second round on Tuesday.
St Joseph’s High followed successive wins before suffering their first loss on Thursday despite another good start from Mark Ramsammy, while School of the Nations slipped to their second loss after beating St Leonard’s Boys School by 86 runs on Tuesday.
At Bank Hall: Bryanston School of the United Kingdom beat School of the Nations by 8 eight wickets.
School of the Nations were bowled out for 88 in 34.3 overs, with Mark Ramsammy top scoring with a solid 25. But only Vishal Persaud (15) and Mark Baptiste (11) of the other batsmen reached double figures. Hector Maclean (5-11) and Alex Chetwood (3-6) shared eight wickets between them for the winners.
Bryanston galloped to 89-2 in just 12.3 overs with Owen Morris leading the way with a shot filled unbeaten 44 while Max Truman made 38.
At Bridgefield: Lodge School of Barbados beat St Joseph’s High School by 57 runs.
Lodge School got starts from all of their top-order batsmen to reach 203-9 in 40 overs as Rashone Williams 37, Tennyson Roach 28, Demarco Alleyne 26, Shemway Harris 24, Jonathan Dowrich 24, Kwame Small 14 not out and Jamali Lynch 11, all contributed.
Kennard Moonsammy 3-48, the consistent Nkosie Beaton 2-17 and Jeremiah Scott 2-31 did the damage for the Woolford Avenue School.
St Joseph High, in reply fell for 146 in 26 overs despite an attractive 55 from Quinton Samson. But only Dodi O’Selmo 25, Jeremiah Scott 17 and Timothy McAlmont 17 of the other batsmen got into double figures as Ryshon Williams 3-26, Akeel Hoyte 3-44, Shemwayne Harris 2-19, Jamali Lynch 2-30 took the wickets.
At Friendship: Oakville Cricket Academy (Canada) beat Hamilton Lashley Foundation by seven wickets.
HL Foundation were dismissed for 126 in 34.5 overs with Dashawn Walcott 32, Theo Skinner 19, Paul Anderson-Fields 14 and Savio Eastmond 11, batting well. Leg-spinner Marcus Nandu (3-20) seems to be following in the footsteps of his father Arjune Nandu, a former West Indies U-19 and Guyana First-Class leg spinner. Atashai Mansingh 2-15 and Steffaun Griffith 2-22 took two wickets each while Guyanese off-spinning all-rounder David Dick had 1-11.
Oakville coasted to 127-2 in 31.4 overs as the inform Bryan Brown followed his first match century with an unbeaten 60 and support from Nandu who made 12 not out. The pair joined forces when Neil Johnson (0) and Atashai Mansingh (12) were dismissed. (Sean Devers)
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