Demerara v Berbice LO (08 Jan 2013)

Date: 
09-Jan-2013
Source: 
Various
Match: Demerara v Berbice v LO (08 Jan 2013)
Competition: GCB 2013 Men's Inter-County LO Competition
Format: 1 innings of 43 overs maximum per side (reduced from 50 overs because of overnight rain)
Venue: Everest Cricket Club
Toss: Demerara
Result: Demerara won by 2 wickets
Berbice innings
Batsman How out Runs Balls 4s 6s
S Chattergoon   b A Stoll 4      
R Ramdeen c ? b A Khan 68 70 6  
A Fudadin   b A Stoll 3      
G Singh   b A Khan 28      
Z Khan   ? 23   2  
6   ? ?      
7   ? ?      
8   ? ?      
G Motie-Kanhai   ? ?      
K Ramoo   ? ?      
K Joseph   ? ?      
Extras   ?      
Total (for 9 wickets off 43 overs) 163      
Fall of wickets: 1-?, 2-22, 3-98
Demerara bowling
Bowler O M R W
P Wintz ? ? ? ?
A Stoll 8 ? 25 3
R Bacchus 8 ? 21 3
A Khan 9 ? 30 2
Demerara innings (target revised to 150)
Batsman How out Runs Balls 4s 6s
R Chandreka lbw b K Joseph 1      
S Barrington caught & bowled b A Fudadin 11      
C Hemraj   b K Joseph 10      
V Singh   b K Joseph 2      
R Bacchus c ? b K Ramoo 52 57 6  
J Perry (w)   ? 7      
P Wintz run out   7      
Z Mohamed not out   25   3 1
A Khan run out   0      
A Stoll not out   1      
11 did not bat   -      
Extras   34      
Total (for 8 wickets, off 34.2 overs) 150      
Fall of wickets: 1-8, 2-?, 3-35, 4-54, 5-102, 6-?, 7-133, 8-138
Berbice bowling
Bowler O M R W
K Joseph ? ? 20 3
A Fudadin ? ? ? 1
K Ramoo ? ? ? 1
G Motie-Kanhai ? ? ? 1

(Report based on a Kaieteur News article.)

Demerara defeated Berbice by two wickets to capture the Guyana Cricket Board Senior 50-over Inter County title at the Everest Cricket Club ground. The home team won the toss and asked Berbice to bat after the game was reduced to 43 overs by overnight rain.

Pacer Andre Stoll removed Sewnarine Chattergoon for 4 and Assad Fudadin for 3 to reduce Berbice to 22-2. Richard Ramdeen and Gajanand Singh took the score to 98 before leg-spinner Amir Khan dismissed Singh for 28.  Ramdeen was then caught off Khan for a well-played 68 which came off 70 balls, with six fours.

Left-hander Zamal Khan was the only other batsman to reached double figures with 23 (2×4) as Berbice finished on 163-9 off the allotted overs. Stoll 3-25 off 8 overs, Robin Bacchus 3-21 off 8 and Amir Khan 2-30 from 9, were the main wicket takers for Demerara.

Set a revised target of 150, Demerara lost opener Rajendra Chandreka leg before for 1 with the score on 8 in the first over off Keon Joseph. Joseph then dismissed Chanderpaul Hemraj (10) and Vishal Singh (2) to leave the score at 35-3. 

Barrington and Robin Bacchus then took the score to 54 before Barrington was caught and bowled by Fudadin for 11. Joseph Perry joined Bacchus and took the total to 102 with sensible batting as Demerara fought back. Krishendat Ramoo then had Bacchus caught for a fighting 52 which came off 57 balls and included six fours.

The home team then lost Perry (7) and Paul Wintz, who was run out for 7, to leave the score at 133-7. Amir Khan was then run out without scoring at 138 but Zaheer Mohamed who ended unbeaten on 25 (3×4,1×6) and Stoll 1 not out saw their to safety as they finished on 150-8 in 34.2 overs. Joseph ended with 3-20 while Gudakesh Motie Kanhai, Krishendat Ramoo and Fudadin had one each.

Demerara received a trophy and $200,000. Speaking at the presentation ceremony at the Everest Cricket Club, Vice President of the GCB Fizul Bacchus congratulated Demerara for winning the tournament.