GCA Noble Div 2 19 Jan
Police Sports Club (PSC) and the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) recorded victories, while Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) lost first innings points in a drawn encounter against the University of Guyana (UG) when the latest round of the Noble House Sea Foods\Georgetown Cricket Association 2nd division two-day tournament was played last weekend.
DCC won the toss and chose to bat in Queenstown but were skittled for 156 in 38.4 overs. UG responded with 165-9 declared. Omesh Danram made 80 as UG eked out a 9 run lead.
DCC, batting a second time posted 181 in 69.3 overs; wicketkeeper/batsman Kemol Savory hit five fours and three sixes in 59 and Tevin Imlach scored 32. Royston Alkins collected 4-26, Kenroy Joseph 2-8 and Dwayne Dodson 2-39 for UG which lost four early wickets to be shakily placed on 52-4 in 9 overs when stumps were drawn. Dextor George claimed 3-32 and Cavell Reece took 1-12.
At GYO – GCC batted first and scored 297-8 dec. in 60 overs against the home team. Martin Pestano Bell led with 52, Trevor France supported with 51 and Elon Fernandes 49. Navin Bal took 2-54 for GYO who were bowled out for 88 in 27 overs. Cleon Critchlow grabbed 5-35 and Winston Forrestor 3-21.
GYO could only muster 104 in 26 overs after following on, medium pacer Bernard Bailey bagged 5-20 in 6.1 overs. Devon Lord supported with 3-22 and Forrestor 2-17. The 22 extras GCC gave away turned out to be the highest contributor to the GYO innings; the visitors won by an innings and 104 runs.
At the Muslim Youth Organization Ground, Police defeated Vikings by an innings and 96 runs. Police scored 219 in 48.1 overs in their first innings; Randolph top scoring with 53, Shameer Fazal 38 and Troy Benn 33.
They then bowled out Vikings for 67 in 23 overs to take a 152 run lead. Trevor Benn and Randolph Knights bowled all 23 overs unchanged, capturing 5-39 and 5-28 respectively. Following on, Vikings managed 56 in 16 overs. Pernell London took 3-9, S. Agard 2-4 and Knights 2-7, he finished with match figures of 7-35 in 15 overs.