King’s Jewellery Softball
Led by a fine unbeaten century from Kapil Dev Singh, Frontline Masters defeated Better Hope by 46 runs to book their place in the final of the Over 40 category in the King’s Jewellery Softball tournament which continued on Wednesday night last at Thirst Park.
Singh stroked three fours and eight sixes to guide Frontline to a challenging 217-2 off 15 overs, batting first. He shared in a second wicket stand of 120 with Samuel Kingston who was dismissed for 62 (5×4 6×6) before dominating a third wicket partnership off 88 with Ramo Malone (24*).
Better Hope threatened somewhat, but were restricted for 171-6 in 15 overs in reply. Satrohan Suraj thumped 47 (6×6) and Kishore Mohabir 26; Dharmendra Mohabir snared 2-23 and Rafeek Mohamed 2-24.
In the open division, Hill Foot Loggers overcame Stockfeeds by eight wickets. Stockfeeds took first strike and were routed for 52 in 9.3 overs. Avinash Sookdeo made 22 while M. Lukenauth captured 3-4, A. Hinds 2-2 and A. Mohabir 2-5.
Dynamic Security Force went down to Princess Hotel by six wickets. Dynamic Security took first strike and managed 133-4 off their allotted 10 overs. They found themselves in a spot of bother before Alvin Castello and Azeem Azeez added 90 for the fifth wicket to steady their innings.
Azeez was dismissed for 42 (3×4 3×6) while Castello finished on 42 not out (2×4 4×6) and Toolsie Sahadeo 17. Mahendra Gurdat snared 2-12. Shameer Fazal spearheaded Princess’ chase with an authoritative unbeaten 62 (6×4 3×6) as they reached their target in 9.2 overs, ending on 137-4.
Farm thumped Brickery by seven wickets. Brickery were skittled for 75 in 9.5 overs, batting first; Patrick Bedesi hit 37 (4×6) and Kelvin Kanhai 18 (2×4). Sheldon Persh grabbed 4-12 and Ravindra Sarabjeet 3-16.
Farm responded with 76-3 in 7 overs. Patrick Khan slammed 37 (3×6). Speed Boat beat Cheddi Jagan International Airport by 12 runs. Speed Boat posted 129-9 in 10 overs. Greg Singh scored 42. Cheddi Jagan Airport were bowled out for 177 in 9 overs in reply.