Independence Cup Over-40 Softball

Date Published: 
02-Jun-2012
Source: 
Kaieteur News
Author: 
Kaieteur Staff

Bedi Masters will face off with Park Rangers Master when the action in the Independence Cup over-40 cricket tournament continues at the Cyril Potter College of Education Ground, Turkeyne ECD tomorrow morning.

The action gets underway at 09:30hrs while at 13:00hrs, Savage Masters will oppose Uitvlugt Masters in what is expected to be another action packed affair. The tournament got underway on Independence Day May 26 last, with several thrilling matches that have set the stage for tomorrow’s encounters.

Park Rangers defeated Enterprise Masters by 79 runs with several other matches being played on that day. Savage Masters defeated Success Masters by 10 runs in a closely contested affair. Savage Masters took first strike and made 176 in 24.1 overs but returned to restrict the opposition to 166-9 in their allotted 25 overs. M. Malou led the attack with 3-27 while B. Muller scored a game high 40 in a fruitless cause for the losers.

Success Masters returned one day later to defeat Enterprise Masters by 180 runs after the former team took first strike and scored 283-9 when their overs ran out. R. Baljet then took 4-30 to dismiss Enterprise Masters for 103 in 22 overs.

In the final match played that day, Bedi Masters defeated Uitvlugt Masters by 26 runs after Bedi Masters won the toss and elected to bat. They made 207-8, M. Chumandatt stroked the game high 69. Uitvlugt Masters could only score 181-4 in 24.4 overs. The teams are contesting for lucrative prizes donated by several business entities.