Demerara, President’s XI in control after day two

Demerara and the President’s XI U19 cricket teams were yesterday in control on day two of the their matches against Berbice and Essequibo respectively as the second round of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Inter-County three-day tournament continued.

Over at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) ground Bourda, Demerara, who resumed on 70-2 in reply to the Berbice first innings score of 140, were eventually bowled out for 194 in 89.1 overs thanks to a resolute 109-ball 56 from wicket-keeper Kemol Savory.

Disciplined bowling performances from skipper Sharaz Ramcharran (3-37), Parmanand Ramdhan (3-33), Grisean Grant (2-36) and David Latchaya (1-16), saw the Ber bicians tear through the Demerara batting lineup although the city team still managed to gain a slim 54-run lead.

Demerara at one point were nicely placed on 94 for two with Tagenarine Chanderpaul (32) and Rudolph Singh (14) looking to add …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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