Bell, France, Dhanram Hit 50s

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Kaieteur News
Zaheer Mohamed

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Martin Pestano Bell, Trevon France and Omesh Dhanram slammed half centuries as action in the Georgetown Cricket Association Hadi’s First Division 2-day tournament continued Saturday with three matches.

At GYO, Georgetown Cricket Club declared their first innings on 297-8 in 60 overs after taking first strike against Gandhi Youth Organisation. Martin Pestano Bell top scored with 52 (7×4) while Trevon France supported with 51 (9×4), Elon Fernandes 49 (4×4, 2×6) and Devon Lord 20. Navin Bal took 2-54 and Mosi Edwards 1-16. GYO in reply ended the day on 52-6 in 14 overs. Joseph Shivgobin made 21 while Cleon Critchlow has so far taken 4-27.

At MYO, Police scored 219 before being bowled out in 48.1 overs versus Vikings. Randolph Knights led with 53 (7×4,1×6) and got support from Shameer Fazal 38, Troy Benn 33, and M. Persaud 23. Blair Haynes and Ravi Persaud grabbed three wickets each while Mohamed Hassan picked up two. Vikings were 16-3 at stumps in response. Miguel Persaud is unbeaten on 7 and Shane Bacchus on 2 not out.

At DCC, University of Guyana gained first innings points from the home team. DCC were bundled out for 156 in 38.4 overs, batting first. Linden Smith was their leading run scorer with 44 (5×4, 3×6), while opener Kemol Savory made 37 and Leron Primo 30. Omesh Dhanram captured 4-32 and Dwayne Dodson 2-26. UG then finished the day on 165-9, Dhanram returned to score 80, while Royston Alkins made 30. Dexter George has so far taken two wickets.

The competition continues today.