Ali, Joseph steer Carapichaima into quarters

Trinidad Guardian article.

Port of Spain, Trinidad - All-round performances from Brandon Ali and Justin Joseph yesterday guided Carapichaima East Secondary into the quarterfinals of the PowerGen Secondary Schools Intercol T20 cricket competition, defeating ASJA Boys by 42 runs.

Brandon Ali struck 31 and grabbed 2/15, while Joseph made 23 and took 2/17. Brandon Ali's top score propelled Carapichaima to 152/8 batting first. Amir Ali contributed 25, while Akeel Mohammed (2/29) and Enrique Singh (2/27) took two wickets apiece for ASJA. 

In reply, ASJA was dismissed for 110. Dejourn Charles supported Brandon Ali and Joseph, snatching 2/26 in 3.3 overs.

Also advancing to the quarterfinals were Barrackpore West, Presentation College (Chaguanas), Princes Town West and Fatima. The last second round match will take place today at 11 am between Naparima and defending champions El Dorado East at Gilbert Park. Premier division 50-over league champions Vishnu Boys received a first and second round bye.

At Powergen: Barrackpore West 156/8 (Jeron Maniram 30, Dillon Mohammed 26, Quane Ragoonanan 22, R. Renalis 2-31, K. Ramlal 3/18) v Iere 103/9 (Jyd Goolie 22, A. Ramnath 20, Reaz St Clair 3/9, Maniram 3/19 Keron Kanhai 2/22) Barrackpore won by 53 runs

At Endeavour: Presentation College, Chaguanas 135/6 (Kamil Pooran 57, Jameel Hunte 1/21) v St Mary's 107/8 (Joshua De Silva 22, Jason Batson 17, Pernel Roberts 3/20) Presentation won by 28 runs

At Balmain: Carapichaima 152/8 (Brandon Ali 31, Amir Ali 25, Justin Joseph 23, Akeel Mohammed 2/29, Enrique Singh 2/27) v ASJA Boys 110 (Brandon Ali 2/15, Justin Joseph 2/17, Dejourn Charles 2/26) Carapichaima won by 42 runs

First Published In The Trinidad Guardian.

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 04:08