WALES CDC win Cheddi Jagan Memorial T20 Competition
Guyana Chronicle article.
Georgetown, Guyana - The Wales Community Development Centre (CDC) Cricket Club won the West Demerara Cheddi Jagan Memorial T20 cricket competition with wins in their semi-final and final matches last Sunday at the Wales Community Centre.
In the semifinals, Wales made light work of the Sisters Village Sports Club team defeating them by eight wickets.
Batting first, Sisters Village were all out for 110 runs in 17.4 overs with Zafar Khan top-scoring with 31 (3×4, 1×6) and he received good support from Navindra Rankin who scored 22 (2×4), as Ramesh Takur and Ray Richards captured 3 and 2 wickets respectively.
In reply, Wales CDC overhauled the total in 9.3 overs, losing two wickets, thanks to Mahesh Persaud’s 42 (4×4, 2×6) and a quick-fire 21 that included three fours and a six off the bat of Shakam Takur.
In the final, Wales faced Canal Number 2 Sports Club and came out victorious by eight wickets, reducing their opponents who were asked to bat first, to 126 in 19.4 overs with Devin Roopnarine and Michael Persaud scoring 33 and 22 respectively.
Bowling for Wales, Chandrika Persaud, Mahesh Persaud and Ramesh Takur each captured two wickets, before Mahesh Persaud slammed 56 (6×4, 4×6) to steer the victorious Wales to 129 for 2 inside 16.3 overs, earning the Most Valuable Player of the tournament title in the process.