Parika, Herstelling Win At Everest

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Kaieteur News
Kaieteur Staff

Friendly softball matches at Everest

11 Feb 2013 - Parika Defenders and Herstelling recorded victories on Friday evening when Everest Cricket Club hosted two 20-overs softball games.

In the first game of the evening Parika Defenders defeated Speed XI by 7 runs. Parika Defenders batted first after winning the toss and scored 134-7 in 20 overs. Ramesh Rambahrose made 36 (2×4,2×6) while Kenrick Persaud supported with 27 (1×4,1×6). Ramchand Raghubeer captured 3-19 and Patrick Khan 2-20.

Speed XI in reply mustered 127-7 in their 20 overs. Orlando Charles scored 41(1X4,2X6), while Rambahrose bagged 6-21. Parika Defenders received a trophy and Rambahrose collected the man of the match award.

In the second encounter, Herstelling overcame Everest Masters by 46 runs. Herstelling took first strike and posted 178 before being bowled out in 19.4 overs. Terence Sukhu was their leading run scorer with 68(1×4,7×6), while Budhan Baksh made 58(2×4,5×6). Ronald Persaud and Richard Latiff picked up two wickets each.

Everest Masters then responded with 132-9 in 20 overs. Latiff top scored with 40 (1×4,2×6) while Vickram Singh chipped in with 24(4×4). Amarnauth Debidyal claimed 3-24 and Amir Azeez 3-25. Herstelling took home the winning trophy. Sukhu grabbed the most outstanding batsman prize and Debidyal was given the best bowler award.

Meanwhile, Speed XI, Ray Auto Sale and Parika Defenders made a monetary contribution to the Everest Cricket Club which will assist to offset expenses for the permanent lights that is expected to be installed at the venue for softball cricket.

President of the club Rajesh Singh thanked the donors for their support and Tiger Sport, former national cricket Sheik Mohamed and Lokeshwar Mohabir of Herstelling for donating the trophies for the games.

He stated that, they have already acquired the lights and it is expected to be in the country shortly. He stated that the club is looking forward to contributions to assist in offsetting the expense for this venture. Anyone who is willing to contribute can contact the club at 592-226-6289 or 592225-1975.