Balram Raghubir inter service 40 over cricket…

Kaieteur News article.

Georgetown, Guyana - A fine half century from Rawle Brown coupled by an unbeaten 43 from Jason McAlmont propelled Police to a seven wicket victory over Fire Service when the Balram Raghubir Inter Service 40 overs cricket competition continued yesterday.

At Guyana Defence Force ground, Fire Service batted first and scored 132 all out in 34.3 overs. Quacy Mentore slammed 42; Sheldon Phillips contributed 23 and Brandt Dover 19. Kelvin Leitch grabbed 3-10, Michael Newland 3-21 and Sheldon Agard 2-23.

Police replied with 134-3 in 18.5 overs with Brown who was dismissed for 51 and McAlmont leading the way.

At Eve Leary, Prison Service defeated City Constabulary by eight wickets. City Constabulary took first strike and were skittled for 56 while Prison Service responded with 57-2.

Meanwhile, Police thumped Prison Service by 160 runs in the opening round played on Tuesday. Host Police rattled up 185 all out in 35 overs, batting first. Jason McAlmont led with 44, while Stephan Black supported with 40 and Vishal Jaigobin 32. Ryan Rajmangal grabbed 5-32.

Pacers Trevor Benn then snared 4-5 while Kenton Grumble picked up 3-11 as Prison Service were bowled out for 25 in 8 overs in reply.

At Guyana Defence Force ground, the home team beat Fire Service by 16 runs.

First Published By Kaieteur News.

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 05:25