Shiv Helps Floodlights Win
Guyana and West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul qualified to represent the Floodlights softball team at long last, after he turned 40 recently. "Floodlights" is a leading softball team in Georgetown, where the game is very popular.
Playing for Floodlights, under floodlights at the Demerara Cricket Club ground in the evening on 19 September, Shiv helped his new team victory with an entertaining 75. He was supported by Patrick Khan 36 , Khalid Baksh 40 not out and his opening partner, young Romeo Deonarain, who scored 8. This was in response to a score of 174 in 20 overs posted by Bel Air Rubis.
On Pitch#2, Mikes Wellman defeated Parika Defenders by 14 runs. Mikes Wellman batting first made 198. Parika Defenders in reply made 185 all out.