NOC U-19 beat E’bo U-15 in warm up games
Kaieteur News article.
Georgetown, Guyana - The New Opportunity Corps (NOC) U-19 defeated the Essequibo U-15 team in two warm matches played recently at NOC.
NOC won the first game by 37 runs.
NOC batted first and scored 118 all out in 28.3 overs with Akieni Adams hitting 37 (4×4,1×6) and Beesham Dasrath 19 (2×4). Joshua Jones, Vishal Singh and Poonraj Colahar grabbed three wickets each. Essequibo U-15 were bowled out for 81 in 28 overs in reply. Ronaldo McPherson made 19 and Quintyne Sampson 16. Adams returned to capture 5-13 and Mahendra Persaud 2-17.
With a lead of 37, NOC managed 71 before they were bowled out in 29 overs, batting a second time. Mahendra Persaud slammed 23; Vishal Singh claimed 3-7 and Shamar Dusraj 3-13. Set 109 for victory, Essequibo U-15 were bowled out for 109 in 32 overs. Ronaldo Mc Pherson led with 30 and Orlando Jailall made 16. Adams bagged 5-19 and Sachin Persaud 3-12.
In a 25 overs contest, the county’s U-15 took first strike and posted 128-7 off their allotted overs with Jailall scoring 27 and Darshan Indar 22. Sachin Persaud snared 3-15. NOC responded with 130-7 after 23 overs. Sachin Persaud showed his all round prowess with a top score of 36, while Adams chipped in with 20. Joel Fortune took 3-15.
Meanwhile, speaking with the players before the game, President of NOC Thakur Persaud urged them to take the game seriously. He spoke of the importance of discipline and wished the Essequibo U-15 lads well in the upcoming inter county tournament.