Agricola, St Ann’s, Providence win in Scotiabank kiddy cricket

The Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket Festival, East Bank Demerara District, continued yesterday with victories for the Agricola, St Ann’s and Providence primary schools in matches played at the Thirst Park Ground.

In the first match, Peter’s Hall Primary took first strike scoring 137-6 at the end of their 10 overs. Extras were the main contributor with 18. Seon Wright made 13, receiving support from Shemar Yearwood.

Bowling for Agricola, Devon Clarke and Thaiesha Bishop picked up two wickets each. Extras played a greater role in Agricola’s innings contributing 24 of their 144-4 in 10 overs. Wright had a good all-round performance picking up two wickets to complement his batting.

This match seemed to be a real nail-biter for supporters in the Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket match played at Thirst Park yesterday.
This match seemed to be a real nail-biter for supporters in the Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket match played at Thirst Park yesterday.

St Ann’s Primary beat Mocha Primary by 29 runs in the second match. Isaac Jackson and Orande De Souza picked up four wickets between them to restrict Mocha Primary to 103-6. St Ann’s replied with 131-6 in their allotted overs with John Lalchan and Trevon Narine being the joint top scorers with six runs each.

The final match was played between Eccles and Providence primary schools, with Providence defeating Eccles by 21 runs. Eccles lost seven of their wickets for 110 runs when their overs expired. Sophia Kamakoon was chief scorer with 12.  Ziphora Reid and Indira Amardeo kept Eccles primary in check with their tight bowling display, both picking up two wickets. Asif Khan ensured Providence’s victory by accounting for 12 of the 131-5 made by Providence. Rawle Gittens took two wickets, with support from Kamakoon who returned to take two.

The regulations for the tournament require 10 players per team including 4 girls. Each batting pair is allowed a maximum of two overs. The batting side starts their innings with 100 runs and for every dismissal of a batter six runs gets subtracted from the team’s total.

The competition continues tomorrow with games at Bourda, Better Hope and the Thirst Park grounds.

More in Sports

default placeholder

Herath spins Sri Lanka to memorable win over Australia

(Reuters) – Rangana Herath claimed four Australian wickets to spin Sri Lanka to a remarkable 106-run victory on an intriguing final day in the weather-hit first test in Pallekele on Saturday.

Miguel Cummins

Holder stresses execution, consistency for second test

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – After a hiding in the opening Test last week, West Indies will seek to haul themselves back into the four-Test series against India when they second Test bowls off here today at Sabina Park.

default placeholder

Boxers sign contracts for ‘Bad Intentions’ card

The ‘Bad Intentions’ card set for August 27 at the Giftland Mall is now official. Boxers for the five-fight all-pro event inked their respective contracts yesterday, effectively sealing the deal and virtually putting an end to weeks of speculations and verbal sparring.

default placeholder

DCC annual Summer Camp bowls off August 8

National youth Cricket Coach Garvin Nedd, said the annual Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) summer camp is likely to bowl off from August 8 at the club’s Queenstown ground, weather permitting.

default placeholder

Alves unsure of date of resumption of new season

Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Director of Competitions Ian Alves said he is unsure of the exact date for the resumption of the GFF Stag Beer Elite League and if the number of participating teams will be increased.

default placeholder

Alpha United making moves ahead of upcoming season

With only two days remaining in the official transfer window, Alpha United has secured the services of several high profile signings in their attempt to regain their position as the number one team in the nation According to sources close to the club, the Georgetown unit has acquired several players from their Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Stag Beer Elite League rivals ahead of the season.

Comments

About these comments

The comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit or delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity.

Stay updated! Follow Stabroek News on Facebook or Twitter.

Get the day's headlines from SN in your inbox every morning: