GCB/Scotiabank kiddy cricket …Annandale, Strathspey to square off in semi-finals

Annandale will face Strathspey Primary School in today’s semi-finals of the Central East Coast zone of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB)/Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket Festival at the Enterprise ground at 10am, with the winner taking on Enterprise in the finals from 12 noon.

In yesterday’s game at the Enterprise ground, Strathspey defeated Lusignan Primary by 6 runs. Openers Randy Andrews (12) and Vadim John (12) started well for Strathspey by providing a 28-run partnership in their 2 overs at the crease, before Lusignan’s Evald Hendricks took 2-5 in the middle to ease the flow of the runs.  Strathspey’s batters, who never tried to increase their scoring rate, preserved their wickets but thanks to Lusignan’s bowlers who delivered 26 extras, their innings ended at 144-4 in their 10 overs.

Andrew Killu’s focused innings of 13 in the lower order, aimed at getting Lusignan past their target but they fell short by six runs close to their innings at 138-4 in 10 overs.

The second game was a close contest between Annandale and Company Road primary schools, with Annandale Primary winning by two runs. Taking first strike Annandale Primary made 122-3, with John Roopnarine top scoring with 16. Rudolph Rambatt (12), Delwyn Boyce (10) and Reckimiah Sandy (10) supported Roopnarine’s effort to build their team’s total.

During their turn at the crease, Company Road were two runs short at the end of their 10 overs for the loss of 4 wickets.

Strathspey’s batters Vadim John (left) and Randy Andrews
Strathspey’s batters Vadim John (left) and Randy Andrews

Enterprise held their nerves for a tense four-run victory against Ann’s Grove Primary to qualify for the finals. Batting first Enterprise Primary made 152-6 on the back of effective batting by Vickram Narine who made 12 and the in-form Edmond Pearson who top scored in both of Enterprise’s previous games finishing with 10. Their total was also assisted by wayward bowling by Ann’s Grove’s bowlers who delivered 26 in extras.

Tyrese Bowen and Shamal Adams took two wickets each for Ann’s Grove, who in reply scored 148-4 in their allotted overs. Shamia Adams and Lawrence Pelleu were the principal scorers with 10 each, while Enterprise’s bowlers Navindra Narine and Clinton Alexander took a wicket each.

The final match of the day saw Annandale Primary returning for their second fixture of the day to defeat Enmore Primary by 21 runs. Good batting by Delwyn Boyce (18) and Shawn Roopnarine (12) enabled Annandale Primary to register a total of 187-8 in 10 overs.

Bowling for Enmore Primary, Marvelyn Phillips and Joshua Rahaman were the chief wicket takers with 2-7 and 2-10 respectively. Enmore replied with 166 all-out at the end of their 10 overs, with Sasenarine Harich (16), Phillips (10) and Farrien Mohamed (10) the main scorers.

Bowling for Annandale, Roopnarine was very destructive, claiming four wickets for 10 runs, with support coming from Rudolph Ramdatt and John Roopnarine who claimed two wickets each.

More in Sports

The Guyana players are ecstatic at becoming overall champs for a 12th successive time.

Guyana crowned overall junior squash champions for 12th time

Despite failing to win the girls team title Guyana yesterday retained the overall team title at the annual junior Maples Caribbean squash championships for an incredible and unprecedented 12th successive year.

Opener Kraigg Brathwaite defends a delivery during his top score of 74 on the third day of the opening Test against India yesterday. (Photo courtesy WICB)

Dowrich shines but Windies battling to avoid defeat

NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – Wicketkeeper Shane Dowrich struck his second half-century in only his third Test but West Indies were staring at a possible innings defeat after being forced to follow-on by India, on the second day of the opening Test here yesterday.

default placeholder

Contrsating wins for Bounty GCC, Hikers and GCC Vintage

Bounty Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC), Hikers and GCC Vintage secured contrasting wins when the Lucozade Indoor Hockey Championship continued on Friday at the National Gymnasium on Mandela Avenue.

default placeholder

Riddim Squad, Camptown win by walkovers

Riddim Squad and Camptown secured walkover wins when the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Stag Beer League continued yesterday at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground in Bourda.

default placeholder

Wolf’s Warriors Masters stop Floodlights

Wolf Warriors Masters secured an upset win over Floodlights Softball Cricket team last Sunday when the Wolf’s Warriors Challenge Cup softball tournament continued at various venues.

23 July 2016; Zouks captain Daren Sammy (C) celebrates the wicket of Ahmed Shahzad (out of shot) as Andre Fletcher (R) completes the catch and Kyle Hope (L) looks on during Match 22 of the Hero Caribbean Premier League St Lucia Zouks v Barbados Tridents at the Daren Sammy Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet, St Lucia. Photo by Ashley Allen/Sportsfile

Sammy stars again as Zouks sink Tridents

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – St Lucia Zouks closed in on the top four when they cruised to their second straight home win with an easy seven-wicket verdict over Barbados Tridents in the Caribbean Premier League here yesterday.


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: