Rockaway Beat Marshon XI
Ramnarine Boodram grabbed 6 wickets for 21 runs off 2.5 overs as Rockaway defeated Marshon XI by 4 wickets when action in the Georgetown Softball League/Regal Stationery and Computer Centre/Mike’s Copy Centre/Star Party Rentals and Trophy Stall cricket competition continued last Sunday.
In the open category at Everest, Marshon XI batted first and were bowled out for 101 in 10.5 overs. Boodram was the main destroyer as Avenash Singh scored 36. Rockaway then responded with 102-6 in 10 overs with Sackichan Jagdeo scoring with 31.
Marshon XI rebounded to beat Better Hope Superior Woods by 13 runs in their second encounter. Marshon XI took first strike and piled up 153-8 in 12 overs. C. Gangadin made 48 as Sachin Singh took 3-27. Better Hope Superior Woods in reply were skittled for 140 in 11.3 overs. Ravi Singh and Navin Singh were their leading run getters with 48 and 44 respectively; Sarju Persaud picked up 3-17.
Farm XI got the better of Speed Boat XI by 13 runs. Farm XI batted first and managed 126-5 off their allotted 12 overs with Ameer Azeez scoring 35 and Lennox Marks 34. Greg Singh claimed 3-20 for Speed Boat XI who replied with 113-8 in 12 overs. Singh returned to score 36; John Singh snared 3-10.
Young Guns hammered Flashers by 98 runs. Esee Sharma top scored with 51 and got support from Clyde Vieira 35 as Young Guns posted 171-4 in 12 overs, batting first. Kenroy Baljit took 2-31. Flashers mustered 73 all out in 11.3 overs in response. Amar Gaj bagged 2-3 for the winners.
Trophy Stall trashed Rockaway by 24 runs. Wasim Haslim fell one short of a half century as Trophy Stall rattled up 122-4 in 12 overs after taking first turn at the crease. Rockaway made 98-8 in 12 overs in reply with Daveanand Samaroo scoring 26; Rave Mohamed picked up 2-16.
The competition continues today with Regal Masters facing Savage (09:30 hrs), Viper taking on Mon Repo (12:00hrs) and Regal playing Defenders (01:30 hrs) at GNIC.
At CPCE ground on pitch number one, Park Rangers will battle Success Masters (09:30hrs), Omesh XI will face Young Guns (12:00hrs) and Frontline Masters will come up against MK Ogle XI (01:30 hrs).
In the open category at CPCE on pitch number two, Wolf Warriors will take on Trophy Stall (09:30hrs), Regal will entertain Walking Tall (11:30 hrs), Wolf Warriors will do battle with El Commadante (01:30hrs) and Regal come up against Flashers XI (03:30 hrs).
On pitch number two, Trophy Stall face Challengers (09:30 hrs), Rockaway match skills with Rapid Fire (11:30hrs), Trophy Stall play Rapid Fire (01:30 hrs) and Omesh XI challenge Success Warriors (01:30hrs).