By Zaheer Mohamed
An exciting climax is anticipated in the second edition of the Georgetown Softball Cricket League (GSCL) Inc Prime Minister’s T20 Cup which will culminate today at the Everest Cricket Club.
Defending Masters Champions Regal will look to retain their title when they take on Mike’s Wellman in the Master’s category, while the fast-improving Boots All stars will battle defending champs speedboat in the Open final.
Regal Masters earned their berth in the final with a 10-wicket victory over Parika Defenders at the Everest Cricket Club. Steady bowling by David Harper and Laurie Singh limited Parika Defenders to 86-8 off their allotted 20 overs, batting first. Harper finished with 3-1 and Singh 2-8. Eon Abel struck five fours and three sixes in a top score of 45, while Eric Thomas made 31 as Regal Masters responded with 88 without loss in eight overs.
Mike’s Wellman earned their right to face Regal Masters in the final following a 28-run win over Fisherman Masters at Eve Leary. Batting first, Mike’s Wellman managed 133-4 of their reduced quota of 16 overs. Jagdesh Persaud led with 34, Mahase Lutchman got 33, Wayne Jones 26 and Ramesh Narine 24. Shazim Mohabir claimed 2-21. Fisherman Masters were restricted to 105-7 in reply. Hamraj Pillay made 37, while Baldeo Persaud and Dennis Mangru assisted with 17 each. Narine took 2-22.
In the Open segment, defending champs Regal All stars defeated Speedboat by 6 wicket at DCC. Regal All stars batted first and posted 161 all out in 20 overs. Sachin Singh struck 39 while Sewchand Budhu and Marvin Bobb made 29 each and Rickey Sargeant 26. Greg Singh snared 3-31, Shazim Hussain 2-27 and Vishnu Tammechandra 2-43. Ariel Speedboat eased to 162-4 in reply. Anand Bharat stroked 57, Wazeer Hussain got 47 and Vikash Dhaniram 18 not out. Kelvin Orford, Quintin Sampson and Ron Ramnauth had one wicket each.
At Eve Leary, Boots All stars beat DS18 All stars by five wickets. Batting first, DS18 All stars scored 109 all out in 13.1 overs. E. Joseph made 22 and Z. Haniff 15; Akeel Wallace grabbed 3-14, Vishaul Phillips 2-13, Jonathan Hernandes 2-19 and Roy Jafferally 2-21. Boots All stars responded with 111-5 in 12.2 overs. Balram Samaroo led with 33, while Fernandes made 21 and Phillips 20. R. Pulraj claimed 3-18 and R. Mc Alistair 2-22.
Earlier, Boots All stars beat Corriverton by one run. Boots All stars scored 165 all out in 18.3 overs, while Corriverton replied with 164-8.
Regal All stars thumped Success All stars by 205 runs. Regal All stars took first strike and posted 280-4. Marvin Bobb slammed 112 while Fazal Rafiek made 85 and Delroy Perreira 50. Success All stars were bowled out for 115 in reply. Perreira claimed 3-16, Rafiek 2-21 and Quintin Sampson 2-27.
Regal Masters beat Royal Canadian Masters by 145 runs at GNIC SC. Regal Masters took first strike and made 280-4. Eric Thomas slammed 115 not out, while Mohendra Arjune made 55 and Rudolph Baker 50. Royal Canadian Masters were limited to 135-9 in response. Jai Ram made 63 as Arjune 3-24 and Laurie Singh 2-3.
At MYO, Ontario Masters scored 235-7, batting first while Tropical Spring responded with 241 without loss. Mohamed Rafeek and Anand Persaud stuck 111 each. The Masters’ final starts at 09:30 hrs followed by the Open final. Admission to the venue is free and there will be lots of giveaways for the fans while additional entertainment will be provided by cheerleaders Cross Over band.
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