Guyana batsmen fire to post 301/3

Port of Spain, Trinidad - Guyana's star players came to the fore to deliver a crushing blow to far-visiting Ireland in both teams' opening match of the NAGICO Super50 competition.

Led by half centuries from their top three batsmen, Guyana amassed 301/3 from their 50 overs. Ramnaresh Sarwan gave the innings a fitting end after openers Trevon Griffith and Shivnarine Chanderpaul put on 129 runs for the first wicket.

Sarwan blasted an unbeaten 89 from just 62 balls, hitting ten fours and four sixes during 87-minute stay at the crease. The right-hander formed two crucial partnerships at the end of the of the innings to propel Guyana's scoring.

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Toss: Ireland won the toss and elected to field

Ireland XI: William Porterfield (captain), Alex Cusack, George Dockrell, John Mooney, Tim Murtagh, Andrew McBrine, Kevin O’Brien, Niall O’Brien, Andrew Poynter, Max Sorensen, Gary Wilson (wicket-keeper).

On The Bench: Stuart Thompson, Paul Stirling, Craig Young; Phil Simmons (coach)

Guyana XI: Christopher Barnwell (captain), Shiv Chanderpaul (vice captain), Ramnaresh Sarwan, Anthony Bramble (wicket-keeper), Trevon Griffith, Leon Johnson, Narsingh Deonarine, Devendra Bishoo, Veerasammy Permaul, Ronsford Beaton, Paul Wintz.

On The Bench: Royston Crandon, Robin Bacchus, Assad Fudadin; Esuan Crandon (coach).

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Guyana Innings: 301/3 (50 Overs). Ramnaresh Sarwan 89*, Shivnarine Chanderpaul 79 , Trevon Griffith 62, C Barnwell 31; Kevin O'Brien 10-2-56-3, A McBrine 10-0-34-0, M Sorensen 5-0-29-0, T Murtagh 8-0-57-0.

Ireland: 187 All Out (38.3 Overs). Andre Poynter 54, Kevin O'Brien 39, Max Sorensen 29, Alex Cusack 12; P Wintz 6-0-30-3, N Deonarine 2-0-6-0, R Beaton 7.2-1-41-2, V Permaul 10-1-31-1.


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Umpires: Gregory Brathwaite, Lennox Abraham

TV Umpire: Leslie Reifer

4th Official: Lyndon Rajkumar

Match Referee: Narine Bideshi

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T Griffith c Sorensen b Kevin O'Brien 62

S Chanderpaul c Murtagh b Kevin O'Brien 79

R Sarwan not out 89

C Barnwell c Niall O'Brien b Kevin O'Brien 31

L Johnson not out 27

Total: 301/3 (50 Overs)

Extras: (8WD, 4B, 1LB) 13

Did Not Bat: A Bramble, N Deonarine, D Bishoo, V Permaul, R Beaton, P Wintz

Fall of Wickets: 1-129, 2-160, 3-225

Ireland Bowling: M Sorensen 5-0-29-0, T Murtagh 8-0-57-0, A Cusack 10-1-70-0, A McBrine 10-0-34-0, G Dockrell 4-0-29-0, J Mooney 3-0-21-0, K O'Brien 10-2-56-3.


W Porterfield LBW Beaton 0

N O'Brien LBW Wintz 4

A Cusack b Wintz 12

G Wilson c Barnwell b Wintz 5

A Poynter run out Barnwell 54

K O'Brien LBW Bishoo 39

J Mooney b Permaul 9

M Sorensen c Chanderpaul b Beaton 29

A McBrine b Deonarine 3

T Murtagh c & b Deonarine 4

G Dockrell not out 8

Total: 187 All Out (38.3 Overs)

Extras: (2NB, 14WD, 4LB) 20

Fall of Wickets: 1-5, 2-5, 3-21, 4-27, 5-86, 6-112, 7-143, 8-151, 9-162, 10-187.

Guyana Bowling: P Wintz 6-0-30-3, R Beaton 7.2-1-41-2, C Barnwell 7-0-34-0, V Permaul 10-1-31-1, D Bishoo 6-1-41-1, N Deonarine 2-0-6-0.

Result: Guyana won by 114 runs

Man of the Match: Ramnaresh Sarwan (Guyana)

Umpires: Gregory Brathwaite, Lennox Abraham

TV Umpire: Leslie Reifer

4th Official: Lyndon Rajkumar

Match Referee: Narine Bideshi

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 09:18