Frontline Masters Win After Ton
GSCL softball competition
9 Feb 2013 - A fine century by Mohamed Rafeek guided Frontline Masters to a comfortable 87 run victory over Success XI when play in the Georgetown Softball League (GSL) competition commenced last Sunday at the Everest Cricket Club Ground.
Playing in the Over-35 category, Frontline Masters batted first and posted 189-6 off their allotted 20 overs. Rafeek slammed 109 with support from L. McKoy 25; R. Karim snared 2-44. Success XI replied with 102-8 in 20 overs; V. Baljit scored 21 and R. Khan 18; R. Dalip picked up 5-11 for the winners.
In another Over-35 encounter, Regal Masters defeated Success XI by 72 runs. Regal took first strike and rattled up 157-7 in 20 overs; T. Kippins 39, K. Haslim 33 and L. Lyght 32 being the principal scorers. Success XI in their turn at the crease were bundled out for 85 in 16.2 overs led by V. Baljit 17 and R. Gomes 15. M. Arjune grabbed 4-12 and T. Kippins 2-11.
In the female category, Regal Divas overcame 4R Lioness by 38 runs. Regal Divas scored 136-3 in 12 overs, batting first. D. Nicolas led with 41 while P. Wilson supported with 37 and N. Sewmindar 28; T. Wilson took 2-12. 4 R Lioness mustered 98-8 in 12 overs in reply. R. George scored 28 and A. Scott 21; H. Benn captured 3-7 and S. Thomas 3-15.
Regal Divas got the better of Lady Jags by 9 wickets in another fixture. Lady Jags batted first and were limited to 65-5 off their allocation of 12 overs. L. Edwards was the only batter that offered any resistance with 29; S. Thomas claimed 2-3 for Regal who responded with 69-1 in 6 overs with P. Wilson slammed 32; S. Fraser took the lone wicket for 18.
Wellwoman went down to Trophy Stall Angels by 7 wickets. Wellwoman scored 95-4 in 12 overs. Zola Telford stroked 45 and Katana Newton 10; Anisa Persaud and Kavita Yadram captured 2 wickets each.
Trophy Stall Angels then reached their target in 8.2 overs for the loss of 3 wickets ending on 96-3. Monica Seals made 29, Odessa O’Neil 26 and Yadram 18. Zola Telford bagged 2-12 and Akaze Thompson 1-13.
When the competition continues tomorrow, LBI Top Guns will face off with Success Warriors at 09:30 hrs, Challengers XI battles Trade Men at 11:30 hrs (Open) and Success Masters will clash with Savage Masters (Over-35) at GNIC.
Accomplishment will take on Farm XI (pitch #2 at 09:30hrs), Trophy Stall B will entertain Vipers XI (pitch #1 at 01:30hrs), Trophy Stall A will play Speed Boat XI (pitch #2 at 11:30hrs), Farm XI will come up against Princess XI (pitch #2 at 01:30hrs, Male Open) and Frontline Masters will challenge Park Rangers (pitch #1 at 09:30, Over-35) at Everest.
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