Floodlights, Karibee Girls Win

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Floodlights and Karibee Girls records victory at Crabwood Creek last Sunday

Floodlights and Floodlights All Stars recorded victories against Corrriverton Market Vendors and Crabwood Creek / Scotsburg respectively while their female counterpart Trophy Stall Angels were not so lucky against Karibee Girls last Sunday at the Crabwood Creek Sports Complex.

Imtiaz Mohamed collects the Bier & Prakash Singh memorial trophy from Ganesh Singh.

In the first match, Floodlights scored a challenging 196 for 5 wickets in the allotted 20 overs with Richard Persaud making 56, Greg De Fraca 40, Imtiaz Mohamed 41 not out and Ricky Deonarain 22 not out. Ravi Lutchman and Fabie Dan took two wicket each.

Corriverton responded strongly initially, scoring over 10 runs per over in the first 10, but were then checked with some good fielding, catching and bowling by the 2014 Guyana Softball Cup Masters Champion. Corriverton Market Vendors were eventually all out for 171 in 19.4 overs. Vishal top-scored with 51, Ravi Lutchman 25 and Buie Ramo 26. Mikes Singh, Wayne Jones, Richard Kellawan, Ramchand Ragbeer and Man-of-the-Match Imtiaz Mohamed took 2 wickets apiece.

In the second match, CWC / Scotsburg batting first made 172 for 9 in their allotted 15 overs, with skipper Popo Chalitar top-scoring with 61 and J Garnett scoring 42. Richard Latiff and D Parches took 2 wickets each while Imtiaz Mohamed took 3. Floodlights All Stars blazed the trail, winning in 13 overs with only 2 wickets down. Man of the match, Lennox Marks top scored with 77 not out, while Richard Latiff made 44.

In the female game Karibee Girs were in early trouble losing key wickets, but eventually reached a commanding 153 for 8 in their allotted 15 overs. Player of the match Katana Mentore made a brilliant 82 not out. Trophy Stall Angels lost skipper June Ogle early and fell short. They eventually made 147 for 9 when their 15 overs finished.

Spectators at Crabwood Creek were given a treat by the Floodlights teams. They won 22 prizes, which include an internet tablet, DVD, groceries and pharmaceutical hampers, T-shirts and Karibee rice. There were also 50 giveaways, including kites umbrellas, etc. The Crabwood Creek Baba Grant Mandir also received a donation of $200,000 from the Guyana Floodlights Softball Cricket Association.

These 3 matches were sponsored by Ago Gopaul & Family, Nand Persaud & Co. Ltd, Ganesh Singh and Brothers Sawmilling, Survival, Trophy Stall, 4R, Mikes Pharmacy, Rohan Auto Spares, Bel Air Rubis, Motor Trend, Vishnu Super Store and Ramchand Auto Spares.