Albion, Rose Hall In U-15 Final

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Guyana Times
Guyana Times Staff

Albion Community Centre Cricket Club and Rose Hall Town Farfan & Mendes will clash in the Tenelec Inc Under-15 final, after both teams won their respective semi-final games last weekend.

Albion Community Centre managed to defeat Police by four wickets. Police, batting first, was bowled out for 90 in their first innings with Malcolm Mickle hitting a top score of 33. Bowling for Albion fast bowler Vevakand Jagit took five wickets for just four runs. Off-spinners Matthew Hardyal and Rishi Sookram both claimed two wickets apiece.

In reply Albion CC were bowled out for 103 in their first innings. Guyana Under-15 batsman Adrian Sukhwa top-scored with 28. The main destroyer for Police was left-arm spinner Steffon Anderson with 5 for 18 and off-spinner Kevin Sinclair with 4 for 23.

Police batting a second time was bowled out for 97 with Anderson and Sinclair contributed 45 and 20 respectively with the bat. For Albion Asif Ally took 5 for 34 and Sookram 3 for 16. Set 85 for victory, Albion slipped to 45 for 6, but Hardyal with 42 not out took his team home without further trouble.

Meanwhile, in the other semi-final game Rose Hall Town, Rose Hall Town Farfan & Mendes defeated Edinburgh by 19 runs.

Rose Hall Town made 112 in their first innings with Kelon Anderson top scored with an unbeaten 43. Junior Sinclair supported with 31. Bowling for Edinburgh leg spinner Wazir Latif took 5 for 21 and off-spinner Videsh Mangra 4 for 52.

Edinburgh in reply could only manage 74. Bowling for Rose Hall Town, off-spinner Bhaskar Yadram captured 6 for 34, while fellow off spinner Veramootoo Senwansane took 4 for 26.

Rose Hall Town Farfan & Mendes batting a second time made 148, with Yadram contributing 46.

Set 187 for victory, Edinburgh fell for 167 with Joel Seitaram made a fighting 60. Off-spinners Joshua Gobin (5-21) and Yadram 4(4-50) were the main destroyers for the winning team.