Tilkuram’s century propels Port Mourant into semi-finals

Guyana Times article.

Georgetown, Guyana - The Raffik & Sons Construction Services Second Division 20-Over Knockout cricket competition for teams in the Central and Lower Corentyne area continued recently with Port Mourant, Albion Community Centre and Courtland All Stars winning their third round matches to advance to the semi-finals of the competition.

Performing outstandingly was Parasram Tilkuram who slammed the highest individual score of the competition so far when he hit 101 not out for Port Mourant.

His knock, which included 12 fours and five sixes enabled his team to post 182 for 4 in 20 overs against Jai Hind. Khemraj Sumair scored 55 (5×4, 4×6) but Jaipersaud Rawana took 4 for 33 and Tilkuram, 3 for 20, for Port Mourant to ensure their opponents fell short by 11 runs.

Former Guyana Under-19 batsman Surujnarine Kandasammy propped up Albion Community Centre’s batting when out of their 129 for 8 in 20 overs, he contributed 83 against Tamarind Root.

He then came back with the ball and took 3 for 7 from two overs to help bowl out Tamarind Root for 74.

After Courtland All Star posted 171 in their 20 overs against Albion Front Travellers, Troy Mathieson took 4 for 17 and John Percival 3 for 13 to restrict Travellers to 79 all out.

In scores from the matches played:

At Albion Front, Port Mourant beat Jai Hind by 11 runs. Port Mourant 182 for 4 in 20 Overs with Parasram Tilkuram 101 N.O, Steve Kistasammy 37, Ravi Mangali 2 for 29.

Jai Hind 171 in 20 Overs with Khemraj Sumair 55, Mahendra Lallbeharry 35, Vickey Veerasammy 32, Jaipersaud Rawana 4 for 33, Parasram Tilkuram 3 for 20.

At Albion, Albion Community Centre beat Tamarind Root by 55 runs. Albion Community Centre 129 for 8 in 20 Overs with Surujnarine Kandasammy 83, Rafiq Khan 2 for 10, Akash Singh 2 for 16.

Tamarind Root 74 in 14.4 Overs with Kandasammy Surujnarine 3 for 7, Suruj Dookna 2 for 19.

At Albion Front, Courtland All Stars beat Albion Front Travellers by 92 runs. Courtland All Stars 171 in 20 overs with Michael Cummings 37, Keon Sinclair 38, Troy Mathieson 32, Nirvan Matadin 2 for 21. Bhupendra Matadin 2 for 36.

Albion Front Travellers 79 in 17 overs with Troy Mathieson 4 for 17, John Percival 3 for 13.

First Published In The Guyana Times.

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 06:09