Champions Trophy Stall Eliminated
-Big showdown on today at National Stadium
Defending champions Trophy Stall were surprisingly beaten by Universal Solutions Tigers in their quarter-final match-up by 7 wickets yesterday, at the Everest Cricket Club ground.
Playing in the GT&T 10/10 Softball Cricket Competition last eight segment, Trophy Stall overwhelming favourites to progress to today’s semi-finals and final never looked the team they were last year and were eliminated by a more focused and determined Universal Solution Tigers team who now move on to meet Celebrity Times in the semi-finals.
Watched by a large crowd, Trophy Stall batted first and compiled 93-5 off the allotted overs with Surujpaul Deosarran hitting a top-score of 23, while Mark Harold supported with 20. Universal Solutions Tigers in reply, reached 94-3 in 9 overs with Javid Mohamed hammering 39. Universal Solutions Tigers won by 7 wickets.
Regal XI beat Affiance Storm by 39 runs. Regal XI made 119-3 with Azad Azeez hammering an unbeaten 59 laced with 5 sixes and 4 fours. Affiance Storm in reply, ended on 80-5. Navindra Persaud contributed 29.
Wolf Warriors the beat Adventure Sports Club by 43 runs. Wolf Warriors posted an imposing 116-5 with Safraz Karim 28 not out, being the principal scorer. Govinda Sharma grabbed 4-16. Adventure SC in reply, made 73-5. Sharma returned to make 32.
Celebrity Times defeated Sandust XI by 9 wickets. Sandust XI totalled 57-8. Wahid Edwards bagged 3-7. Celebrity Times in reply, closed on 63-1 off 6 overs. Balram Samaroo hit 33 not out and Edwards 26 n.o.
In the Ladies category:
Berbice All Stars crushed Wakapoa by 10 wickets. Wakapoa made 56-9 with Pauline Richards 15. Berbice All Stars in their turn at the crease ended on 57-0 in 4.4 overs. West Indies player Shemaine Campbell lashed an unbeaten 40 which contained 3 sixes and 4 fours.
Lusignan Street Warriors sent home MTWTFSS Warriors by 34 runs. Lusignan made 105-5 with Melissa Cummings hammering a rapid 54 with 4 sixes and 2 fours. MTWTFSS in reply, reached 71-8.
Trophy Stall Angels beat Falcon Girls by 9 wickets. Falcon Girls posted 72-3 with Alissa Azad making 41. Trophy Stall Angels reached the required target, finishing on 73-1 in 7.2 overs. June Ogle Thomas hit 38 not out.
Mike’s Wellwoman beat Rising Star XI by 96 runs. Mike’s Wellwoman made 143-3. Kartana Mentore hit 56 with 3 fours and 3 sixes. Rising Star XI were bowled out for 47.
Meanwhile, the semi-final match-ups for today are: Men- Celebrity Times versus Universal Solutions Tigers and Wolf Warriors vs. Regal XI. In the female segment: Trophy Stall Angels take on Lusignan Street Warriors, while Berbice All Stars battle Mike’s Wellwoman.
Action starts at 09:00 hrs and go all day with a grand musical show bringing the day’s activities to a conclusion.