Under-19s Win in Nickerie

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Stabroek News
Stabroek News Staff

THE Georgetown Third Class Under-19 cricket team enjoyed tremendous success on their recent tour to Nickerie, Suriname. The twelve-man team won three of the four one-day fixtures which were keenly contested.

The successful Georgetown Third Class team. Standing (second) from left: Warren Figueira, Moses Jodah, Parmeshwar Singh, Orin Hutson, Bissoon Singh, Zaman Rasheed, Sean Devers (captain), Daniel Richmond (asst. manager/coach). Stooping from left: Mark Ferreira, Gregory Gaspar, Clifton Anderson, Vishwanauth Deonarine. Absent: Chabinauth Somnauth.

Mark Ferreira won the Demerara Distilleries Trophy for being the bowler to have taken the most wickets during the tour (10-76). Other players to receive cash prizes were Clifton Anderson, Parmeshwar Singh, Orin Hutson, Zaman Rasheed, and Warren Figueira.

According to team manager Lallchan, a Nickerie Under-19 team will visit Guyana in late January as guests of the Georgetown Third Class Cricket Association. He says that there are also plans for a team to visit Nickerie and Paramaribo in August next year.

Lallchan also disclosed that the local association is working towards sending a Georgetown Third Class team on a tour of Holland in the middle of next year.

Results of the matches played:-

Vs Nickerie Under-19: 40 overs: Nickerie Under-19: 113 in 28.4 overs. Mark Ferreira 4-17, C. Anderson 3-19, B. Singh 2-24. Georgetown Under-19: 114-1. P. Singh 60 not out, O. Hutson 29 not out.

Vs Nickerie Under-19: 40 overs: Nickerie Under 19: 180-8 in 40 overs. B. Persaud 48, T. Sookra 44, R. Baksh 39, O. Hutson 3-33. Georgetown Under-19: 181-4. Z. Rasheed 51 not out, P. Singh 41, G. Gaspar 32, O. Batson 26, V. Deonarine 20 not out.

Vs Nickerie Board XI: 45 overs: Georgetown Third Class XI: 187 in 40.4 overs: W. Figueira 44, G. Gaspar 33, C. Anderson 32, Mark Ferreira 22. O. Isaacs 3-45, A. Intaz 2-17. Nickerie XI: 190-5 in 43.4 overs: B. Binda 60, R. Moore 36, S. Baksh 25 not out, O. Isaacs 20 not out, Z. Rasheed 2-24, D. Richmond 2-26.

Vs Avengers: 40 overs: Third Class XI: 198 in 39.2 overs. P. Singh 63, M. Ferreira 34, G. Gaspar 29, O. Hussain 3-19, P. Indal 2-17, M.S. Sardha 2-27. Avengers 168 in 34.2 overs: P. Indal 49, R. Jaikarran 32, M.S. Sardha 25, R. Gurda 23, M. Ferreira 4-26, O. Hutson 3-24.