Ogle Mandir Beat Speed XI
8 Feb 2013 - Toolsie Sahadeo stroked a fine century but his team still went down to Ogle Mandir by 2 wickets in a feature 20-over softball match played recently at the Everest Cricket Club ground.
Sahadeo hit fourteen sixes in scoring 103 as Speed XI rattled up 189-5 off their allotted overs batting first. Omesh Pooran, Dellon Sanichar and Ricky Ragbeer took 1 wicket each.
Ogle Mandir then responded with 190-8 in 19.2 overs with Devendra Pooran top scoring with 53, Shivraj Arjune supported with 32 and Andre Gomes 25. P. Khan and Sahadeo claimed 1 wicket apiece.
Sahadeo received the most outstanding batsman trophy while Patrick Khan collected the best bowler prize; both teams received trophies. The game was played as a fund raiser for autistic children while the trophies were donated by Factory Price.
Meanwhile, Ogle Mandir overcame Everest Masters by 8 wickets in a 15 over game which followed. Everest took first strike and made 142-6 with Richard Latiff scoring 58. Ogle Mandir replied with 143-2 in 12 overs. Arjune 65 and Pooran 44 were their principal scorers.