TSC upsets GNIC to win Brainstreet U15 title

By Delvon Mc Ewan

 

Transport Sports Club (TSC) upset favourites Guyana National Industrial Corporation yesterday at the Malteenoes Sports Club Ground to win their first title of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/Brainstreet Under-15 tournament.

Colin Barlow all-round performance guided TSC to GCA/ Brainstreet Cup.
Colin Barlow all-round performance guided TSC to GCA/ Brainstreet Cup.
Anthony Antonio had a good game to help TSC to gain the cup
Anthony Antonio had a good game to help TSC to gain the cup

TSC, who defeated defending champions, Demerara Cricket Club ‘A’ (DCC ‘A’), in the semi-final, won the game after reaching their target of 177 for the loss of five wickets in 49.4 overs.

Colin Barlow top scored with 35 to complete a good all-round performance while receiving support from Anthony Antonio and Mark Ramsammy who made 24 and 19 runs respectively.

Dwayne Dick who bowled brilliantly to finish with figures of 3-22 from 10 overs, lacked the support to give GNIC its first title.

Earlier, GNIC, who won the toss and elected to bat, was bowled out for 176 in 47 overs, with Paul Thomas top scoring with 37.

Thomas was supported by Joshua Persaud (36) and Christopher Campbell (25). Bowling for TSC, Joel Spooner led the way with 3-19 from 10 overs while Barlow and Antonio supported with two wickets each.

Persaud was presented with three trophies for being the tournament’s most valuable player, the batsman with the most runs and for scoring the most runs in one innings while his team mate Dick was adjudged the tournament’s best bowler, Paul Thomas the best fielder and Barlow the man of the match in the final.

GNIC’s captain, Joshua Persaud collected the most awards for his outstanding performance throughout the tournament.
GNIC’s captain, Joshua Persaud collected the most awards for his outstanding performance throughout the tournament.

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