Savory Hits 118 For DCC
Teenaged wicketkeeper/batsman Kemol Savory stroked his maiden century as Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) earned a draw against Everest in the Georgetown Cricket Association’s Hadi’s first division two-day tournament over the weekend.
The 16-year-old left-hander stroked 15 fours and a six, top-scoring with 118 as DCC made 287 from 89 overs, batting first. He received solid support from former Test batsman Travis Dowlin, who made 57, and Demerara Inter-County opener, Andrew Lyght Jr with 35.
Bowling for Everest, left-arm spinner Javed Rasheed snared 5-43, while off-spinner Christopher Surat picked up 2-46.
Everest, in response, made 166 with Chanderpaul Hemraj making 39 and Ryan Dhanraj, 36. Left-arm seamer Andre Stoll bagged three wickets for DCC, who had responded with 113-3 when the match ended. Andrew Gibson was not out on 52 and Jahron Byron, 39.
Below are the summarised scores from the other games: .
At Police: GNIC defeated Police by five wickets. Police 1st innings 211 from 58.4 overs (Reginald Rodrigues 62, Vishal Jaigobin 50, Pernell London 28, Orlando Kirton 3-39, Collis Butts 3-46, Matthew Marks 2-36) GNIC 1st innings 137 all out (Mark Nicholas 34, Ryan Shun 23*, Pernell London 5-32, Sheldon Agard 2-6) Police 2nd innings 54 all out (Collis Butts 6-12, Deswyn Butts 2-15) GNIC 2nd innings 131-5 (Elton Baker 71, Ejaz Mohamed 37, Troy Benn 4-47)
At Malteenoes Sports Club: Transport Sports Club defeated Malteenoes by 10 wickets. TSC 1st innings 244 all out (Azim Azeez 57, Jonathon Alphonso 48, Shaquille Williams 4-44, Kwame Crosse 2-20) MSC 1st innings 130 all out (Delvon McEwan 51, Keon Morris 6-25) MSC 2nd innings 135 all out (Kwame Crosse 35, Shaquille Williams 22, Kevin Ross 5-20, Azim Azeez 3-42) TSC 2nd innings 22-0.