West Demerara Cricket Association/ Independence T20 Competition
Canal #2 Ground – On an over cast morning McGill won the toss and elected to bat on a wicket that offered little bounce. Opening the batting was National U-19 player Ronaldo Renee and Sudesh Persaud. The pair set the tempo for their side as the scored freely in the power play. Persaud was caught at the boundary off the bowling of Avinash Ganesh.
Next batsman into the crease was Guyana U – 19 captain Travis Persaud, who stroked a few boundaries before getting out. McGill finished there innings on a high with 22 runs off the last over to give themselves a chance of winning the match. They tallied up 156 in their 20 overs. Top scoring for the Superstars were Ronaldo Renee 39 (5×4) (1×6), Balram Aron 30 (4×4), Abdool Razack 24* (2×4) (2×6), Shafiek Deen 24* (2×4) (2×6).
Dindyal Guyadeen was the pick of the bowlers for Windsor Forest, who through out the tournament has bowled tidy and economical with figures of 2 for 10 from his 4 overs which included 2 maiden. He got support from Avinash Ganesh 1-13 and Lalta Sukhnandan 1-25.
In reply Windsor Forest could only manage 117 before their overs expired. They got off to a decent start as Rohan Harrinarine clobbered opener Sudesh Persaud for a six down the ground. But tight bowling from left arm seamer Daniel Basdeo kept the scoring to minimal level and finished his 4 overs for 15 runs.
Windsor Forest lost wickets at regular intervals and never seem to got going to keep up with the asking rate which kept increasing over by over. Late cameos from Avinash Ganesh and Muneshwar Balgobin weren’t enough to help Windsor Forest secure victory. The pair finished unbeaten with 33 (3×4) (2×6) and 25 (3×4) (1×6)respectively. Opener Rohan Harrinarie scored 29 (1×4) (2×6).
Bowling for McGill were Shafiek Deen 3-21, Abdool Razack 2-8 and Travis Persaud 1-14 who lead the team to a 40 runs victory.
Canal #2 Sports Club vs Players Sports Club
Canal #2 Sports Club batted first and made 192 for 8. Top scorers for Canal #2 were R. Thakur 68 C. Ramcharan 48. A. Mustapha 3 for 27 and R. Yankhana 4 for 29 were the pick of the bowlers for Players Sports Club.
Players Sports clubs chased down the massive total with 3 balls to spear. Yogendra Singh scored a fine century (102) and T.Singh 36. R.Thakur 2 for 37 A.Singh 3 for 39
MMZ FUTURE YOUTHS (MMZ B) Defeated Zeeburg by 5 Runs
MMZ B 123-8 in 20
I.Ivan 28, M.Reynalds 20, K.Koleman 14, N.Chattergoon 13*, J.Maxwell 12
R.Looknauth 2-7,M.Jeffers 2-15,A.Azim 2-15
Zeeburg 119-8 in 20 overs
Y.Dhanpaul 31,R.Looknauth 26,S.Karim 22*,A.Azim 10
I.Ivan 3-15, R.Deonarine 3-23, N.Chattergoon 1-16, J.Maxwell 1-23