Demerara makes clean sweep of GCB U19 Inter-County competitions
Days after retaining the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Inter-County three-day title Demerara, led by a fluent unbeaten half-century from opener Tagenarine Chanderpaul lifted the limited-overs trophy after a comprehensive six-wicket win over the President’s XI yesterday at the Georgetown Cricket Club Ground, Bourda.
The 18-year-old, who was adjudicated Man-of-the-Match for his efforts, batted through the entire innings for his match-winning 78 which featured six boundaries and required 154-balls. He found minimal yet much needed support from Ronaldo Renee who scored 28 as the two put on 77 runs for the second-wicket, taking Demerara to 150 for 4 inside 50 overs. Opposition bowlers Damian Waldron, Ghavin Moriah, Vivian Albert, and Ryan Shun picked up a wicket each in their team’s losing cause.
Earlier in the President’s XI innings, opener Sunil Singh stroked four boundaries in an 85-ball 54 which was the foundation for the President’s XI below-par total of 148 which cost them all their wickets in 43 overs. Waldron (23) and skipper Ronaldo Mohamed (23) supported with brief cameos. Demerara spinners Steven Sankar, Malcolm Hubbard, Chanderpaul and Cleon McEwan each ended with …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.