Half Centuries In Latest Action
Shafik Ishmael, Ryan Reddy and S Deosarran slammed half centuries as play in the Georgetown Softball League cricket competition continued last Sunday at the Everest Cricket Club ground.
In the open category, Ishmael stroked 63 and got support from Buddhan Baksh 47 as Herstelling posted 147-1 after the game was reduced to 10 overs, batting first against Accomplishment XI who were bowled out for 50 in 7.3 overs in reply. R Lochan made 18 as Nathan Narine took 3-6 to help his team won the game by 98 runs.
Challengers XI overcame Trade Man XI by 88 runs. Challengers took first strike and scored 134-4 in 12 overs. Shan Boodram 37 and Zaheer Persaud 34 were their leading batsmen, while Reaz Khan snared 3-6. Trade Man XI responded with 46-7 in 12 overs with Rafman Khan scoring 18; Mark Fung grabbed 3-10.
Success Warriors got the better of LBI Top Gun by 6 wickets. LBI batted first and mustered 88-8 in 12 overs with K. Persaud scoring with 15, Extras contributed 21 as Satesh Ramsarran captured 3-17. Success Warriors then replied with 89-4 in 7.4 overs. Robindra Jaikeshan led with 32, while K. Persaud took 2-13.
Farm XI defeated Herstelling by 16 runs. Farm XI took first turn at the crease and rattled up 102-5 in 12 overs. Ryan Reddy slammed 61 not out and Abdool Saddik assisted with 23; Nathan Narine picked up 2- 12. Herstelling in reply were bundled out for 86 in 12 overs with Imtiaz Mohamed scoring 20; Patrick Khan claimed 3-15.
Farm XI triumphed over Princess XI by 38 runs. Farm XI scored 138-5 in 12 overs, taking first strike. Patrick Khan 31 and Lennox Mark 29 were their principal scorers; Vishal Beharry took 2-10 for Princess XI who were bowled out for 100 in 9.3 overs in response. Nawass Karim made 22 and Navin Beharry got 20 while Rawle Reid and John Singh bagged 2 wickets apiece.
Speed Boat XI knocked over Trophy Stall by 4 wickets. Trophy Stall took first turn at the crease and managed 91-6 in 12 overs with S. Deosarran scoring 54, while Imran Hamid claimed 2-11. Speed Boat XI replied with 93-6 in 9.2 overs. Greg Singh made 26 and Wazir Hussain 20. Randy Kittwarru had 2-25 and K. Ramnauth 2-14.
In the Masters category, Frontline went down to Park Rangers by 3 wickets. Frontline scored 151-7 in their allotted 20 overs batting first. Dennis Mangru top the batting with 41while Extras contributed a healthy 38 as Ron Ramnauth snared 3-21 and Rickey Persaud 2-28. Park Rangers reached their target in 19.2 overs for the loss of 7 wickets finishing on 153.
Extras played an important part in their victory with 43 while Eon Abel made 22. Dennis Mangru and Rudy Rodrigues captured 3 and 2 wickets respectively.
The competition continues on Sunday with Wolf Warriors facing LBI Top Gun, Regal taking on Success Warriors, Wolf Warriors playing Young Guns, Farm versus Trade Man XI, Herstelling entertaining Challengers XI, Farm XI clashing with Superior Woods, Herstelling coming up against Princess XI and Regal doing battle with Better Hope in the Male Open.
Regal will play Super Star, Bedi Masters XI will take on Park Rangers, Success Masters clashing with Savage Masters and Everest trading their skills with Frontline Masters in the over 35 matches.
Trophy Stall Angels and Lady Jags will face off, Well Woman will meet Lioness, Trophy Stall Angels will play Regal and Mikes Well Woman face Lady Jags in the female games.