Wolf Warriors defeated Trophy Stall ‘A’ while Regal thrashed Farm in the semi-finals of the Trophy Stall sponsored Softball Cricket tournament held at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) ground, Bourda, last Sunday.
Wolf Warriors posted 194 all out of their 20 overs after electing to bat first. Mohamed Karim 33 and Safraz Karim 29, were the main contributors as S. Budhu (3-17) and Fazal Rafeek (2-30) did the damage with the ball for Trophy Stall A.
Trophy Stall was restricted to 133 all out off 15 overs, Budhu returned with the bat to score 35. Azaz Azeez (4-7), Narine Bailey (3-28) and Ameer Nizamudin (3-29) were the destroyers as Wolf Warriors won by 61 runs.
In the other match, Regal was too good for Farm prevailing by a mammoth 133 runs. Regal rattled up 212 for 9 off their 20 overs. Sarfraz Esau (52), Ricky Sargeant (30), K. Joseph (27), M. Ayume (25) and R. Latiff (23).
L. Marks (4-52) and B. Ramsarran (2-30) were the main wicket takers. Farm, in reply, was bundled out for 79 off 12.4 overs. Aziz was 26 not out at the end. The principal wicket takers were M. Bobb who took 4 for 25 and Latif 2 for 13.
In the fourth quarter final last Friday night, Floodlights defeat Parika Defenders by 7 wickets under floodlights at the DCC ground. Defenders batting first were bowled out for 134 off 19.5 overs with K. Persaud (33) the top scorer.
John Sumir, C. Canterbury, R. Narine and Rahaman Khan took two wickets each for Floodlights, who replied with 136 for 4 off 16 overs. J Sumir led the way with 33, while Wayne Jones 23 not out, Lalta Gainda 23 and Ramesh Narine 21 were the other major contributors.
The Masters semi-finals along with the remaining female qualifying matches and female semi-finals will be played on Saturday at the DCC ground from 3:00pm and continue under floodlights.
In the qualifying match 4R Lioness will take on Fazal Kayume Angels in the first game.
The two female semi-finals will be played at 5:45pm. Pitch 2: Wellwoman will play Karibee Strikers of Berbice and on Pitch 1: Trophy Stall Angels will take on the winner of the 4R Lioness versus Fazal Kayume Angels.
In the Masters 40 years and Over semi-finals at 7:00pm on the #1 pitch, Floodlights will take on Park Rangers and on the #2 pitch Industry Super Kings will do battle with Success Masters. The finals are slated for April 26 under floodlights at the DCC ground, Queenstown.