GCA/Brain Street U-15 tourney…GNIC, TSC record wins

Kaieteur News article.

Georgetown, Guyana - Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) hammered Everest Cricket Club by 80 runs When the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/ Brain Street U-15 limited overs tournament commenced yesterday.

GNIC took first strike after winning the toss and rattled up 268-5 declared in 39.5 overs. Kurt Lovell stroked an attractive 121 with eighteen fours.

He and fellow opener Joshua Persaud gave GNIC a bright start by adding 56 for the opening stand before Persaud was dismissed for 30 (7×4).

The right handed Lovell who brought up his fifty from 39 balls also shared in a sixth wicket stand of 104 with Sachin Persaud who made 38 (4×4). Zahir Bristol grabbed 2-48, Kishon Bhola 2-71 while Nicholas Sattaur and Brandon Ramnarine had one each.

Everest were set a revised target of 150 from 31 overs after rain interrupted play and were skittled for 70 in 15.1 overs in reply. Joshua Persaud 13 and Kishon Bhola 09 were the only batsmen that reached double figures.

The home team’s only female player wicket keeper/batter Mandy Mangru showed promise occupying the crease for some time before she was stumped for 02. She impressed many with her defense and also effected a stumping.

Pacer Paul Thomas grabbed 4-33 and Rickey Dass 2-14.

At Georgetown Cricket Club, Transport Sports Club (TSC) overcame the host by 33 runs. TSC took first strike and scored 197-6 off their reduced 39 overs due to rain.

Adrian Hinds led with 59. GCC were set 101 to win from 18 overs but could only muster 68-3 when their overs expired.

At Demerara Cricket Club, play was abandoned due to rain between the home team and Rubis Gas Station. The visitors were 25-3 in 9 overs when the rain came.

Host Malteenoes SC got a walk over from St. Stanislaus.

The competition continues today.

First Published By Kaieteur News.

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 20:42