Mar 06, 2021 Sports
By Zaheer Mohamed
Kaieteur News – Centuries from Brian Mangar and Unnis Yusuf highlighted the opening day of the Georgetown Softball Cricket League Inc President’s T20 Cup yesterday.
At Queen’s College, in the open category, Speedboat beat Regal All-Stars by one wicket. Batting first, Regal All-Stars made 121 all out in 18.5 overs. Ricardo Adams made 28 and Sachin Singh 21. Mark Harold captured 3-18, Greg Singh 2-18, Ian Ivan 2-22 and Safraz Esau 2-31. Speedboat scored 125-9 in 19.5 overs in reply. N. Singh made 36 and Esau 30 not out. Sewchand Budhu grabbed 4-19.
Ariel defeated Hill Foot by 252 runs. Ariel batted first and posted 284-7. Brian Mangar hammered seven fours and 11 sixes in a top score of 103, while Jonathan Fernandes got 37 and Shaz Grovesnor 36; Vickey Ragubeer took 3-50. Hill Foot were skittled for 32 in 5.3 overs. Bobby Prahalad bagged 5-16 and Keyon Sinclair snared 4-15.
Venon overcame Coss Cutter by 33 runs. Batting first, Venon managed 184 all out in 19.5 overs. Alex Rodrigues scored 58 and Patel Persaud 25; Ajay Persaud, Sheldon Adams and Mark Bobb picked up two wickets each. Coss Cutter replied with 151-9. Sheldon Adams made 42 and Imran Hassan 28. S. Persaud had 3-28 and C. Walcott 2-29.
Venom took first strike and made 188 all out. Qazim (only name given) scored 75 while F. Azweem scored 39; C. Arjune claimed 3-11, D. Singh 2-31 and K. Bissoondial 2-39. Avinash Scrap Metal responded with 181 all out in 18.3 overs. Travis Drakes scored 46, M. Boodhoo 39 and L. Alphonso 25 and L. Leander 24; F. Azweem captured 3-34, A. Pierce 2-22, S. Singh 2-31 and C. Walcott 2-51.
Hill Foot batted first and were bowled out for 119 in 19.4 overs. S. Sarjoo made 25; Mark Harold had 2-13 and P. Alleyne 2-22. Speedboat replied with 120-6 in 12.4 overs. Safraz Esau made 38, N. Singh 28 and Safraz Karim 26. N. Ragubeer took three wickets and V. Singh had two.
Ariel All-Stars posted 182-5, taking first knock. Brian Mangar struck 81 and Quentin Sampson 24; D. Ramnauth had 2-33. Regal All-Stars replied with v183-3 in 16.2 overs. Sachin Singh slammed 90 and Ricardo Adams 53. Mangar took 2-23.
Essequibo Wild Oats scored 130 all out in 18.3 overs. Ganesh Mangal made 42 and D. Bhola 25 not out. M.Bobb captured 4-19 and R. Jainarine 3-25. Coss Cutters replied with 131-8 in 18 overs. M. Jagnarine made 25, S. Adams mase 22; M. Pearson had two wickets.
At Everest CC, in the Masters category, Ariel Masters overcame Wellman Masters by 13 runs. Ariel Masters batted first and scored 161-9 with Fidel Singh scoring 51, Ron Ramnauth 30 and Samuel Kingston 27. Sheldon Perch and Rawl Reid picked up two wickets each. Wellman Masters responded with 148-7. Rawl Reid made 58 not out and Patrick Khan 42. Fidel Singh and Narine Hardai took two wickets each.
Regal Masters defeated Better Hope by four wickets. Better Hope Masters were bowled out for 68 in 12.1 overs. Lakeram Roopnarine made 19 and Ravi Singh 14; Mohamed Ayube bagged 5-17. Regal Masters replied with 70-6 in 10.2 overs. Avinash Sharadnandan made 18 and Muneshwar Balgobin 13. Dindial Danraj and Mustapha Azimullah had two wickets each.
Wellman Masters beat Trophy Stall Masters by 60 runs. Wellman Masters took first strike and made 164-6. Ernesto King scored 55 and Greg De Franca 41; Ramraj Baljit took 2-34. Trophy Stall Masters responded with 104-4. Baljit made 44 and Dindial Lakhan scored 28. Anil Durga took two wickets.
Trophy Stall Masters overcame HS Masters by 53 runs. Trophy Stall Masters posted 170-3, taking first knock. Dindial Lakhan stroked 93 not out while Khemraj Baljit made 35. Wazir Majid took 2-26. HS Masters were bowled out for 117 in reply. Ganpat Gusain made 38 as Randolph Ketwaroo claimed 3-24, Lakhan 2-13 and Rudolph Johnson 2-19.
Regal Masters beat Corriverton Masters by eight wickets. Corriverton batted first and managed 189-7. David Lukenauth slammed 87, John Percival 23 and Sudesh Persaud 22. Surujdeo Ramdeen captured 3-48. Regal Masters replied with 190-2 in 17.1 overs. Richard Latif scored 75 and Chien Gitttens 67 not out.
HS Masters beat Ariel Masters by 25 runs. HS Masters managed 148-4, batting first. Wazir Majid scored 61 and Keith Fraser 51; Mark Fung took 2-40. Ariel Masters were bowled out for 123 in 14.4 overs.
Fisherman Masters scored 178-9 and restricted Corriverton Masters to 139-9 to win by 39 runs. Better Hope Masters scored 128 allout to which Fisherman Masters replied with 129-8.
In the Legends category, Parika Defenders piled up 311-5, batting first at MYO. Ramesh Kumar struck 82 while Unnis Yusuf made 54 and Ramo Malone 44. Sunshine State were bowled out for 104 in 19 overs, in reply. Malone claimed three wickets.
Regal Legends beat Wellman Legends by six runs. Regal Legends scored 119-7, while Wellman Legends were limited to 113-8, in reply.
Wellman Legends made 72-8 to beat Enterprise Legends 70-8 by eight runs. Rockaway Legends scored 117-2, beating Enterprise 113 all out by four runs. Floodlights made 146-7 while President’s XI responded with 147-4. Floodlights posted 185-3, batting first, while Parika Defenders responded with 186-1; Unnis Yusuf scored 101 and Ramesh Narine 66.
Rockaway made 130-1 while Regal Legends responded with 131-4 in 12.2 overs.
The competition continues today.
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