Bootan spins North Zone to big win
PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD - North Zone leg-spinner Jesse Bootan's match haul of 11 wickets to lead his team to an innings and 45-run win over North East in their BG T&T InterZone Under-19 match at Santa Cruz yesterday.
Bootan grabbed six for 43 in the second innings to help dismiss North East for 132. Bootan had five for 21 in the first innings.
Before the leg-spinner's heroics, North Zone skipper Joshua Ramdoo had his time in the sun, scoring 113 to lead his team to 272 for five declared. Camillo Carimbocas was also among the runs, hitting 66 not out.
Also completing an outright win yesterday were Central, who dismissed South for 122 and 77 yesterday. Central made 344 for five on Monday.
Bryan Charles, who scored a half century in Central's big first innings, snatched five for 23 and two for four to aid in the innings and 145-run victory.
Elsewhere, defending champions East, led by 88 from Jeremy Solozano, won on first innings against Tobago at Shaw Park.
East made 286 for nine yesterday after dismissing Tobago for 226 the day before.
Yesterday's BG T&T InterZone
At Sancho Road
South 205 (Samuel Roopnarine 44, Dillon Mohammed 29; Gabriel Blackwell 3/36, Justin Persad 2/56) & 138 vs South East 176 (Gabriel Blackwell 62, Al Small 30; Samuel Roopnarine 3/53, Jordan Samkaran 4/43) & 119/8 –Match Drawn
At Happy Hill Rousillac
Central 344/5 dec. (47 overs) (Jason Batson 110 n.o., Nicholas Pooran 60, Bryan Charles 51, Kamil Pooran 51, Andy Gobin 44; L Ramlal 4/84) vs South West 122 (45 overs) (Stefan Seepersad 33, Marvin Suraj 23, Romel Rampersad 20; Bryan Charles 5/23, Justin Joseph 2/26, Kyle Lee 2/10) & 77 (28 overs) (Stefan Seepersad 25; Kyle Lee 4/11, Christopher Vincent 3/11, Bryan Charles 2/4) –Central won by an innings and 145 runs
At Santa Cruz
North East 92 (Brandon Ramdial 29, Brian Glasgow 23; Jesse Bootan 5/21) & 132 (Darion Ramdhenny 28, Warren Phillip 25, Brandon Ramdial 22, Sanjeev Singh 25; Jesse Bootan 6/43, Kelly Rosales 2/24) vs North 272/5 dec. (Joshua Ramdoo 113, Camillo Carimbocas 66 n.o.; Marlon Phillip 43) –North won by an innings and 48 runs
At Shaw Park
Tobago 226 (Shaquille Duncan 113, Antonio Providence 43, Brian Nurse 25; Brian Christmas 4/33, Tevon Jadoo 2/55, Shameer Muradali 2/57) vs East 286/9 (Jeremy Solozano 88, Shaquille McDavid 40, Brian Christmas 32, Vikash Mohan 21, Tevon Jadoo 24 n.o.; Bryan Nurse 4/71, Antonio Providence 2/55) –Match Drawn