Former Guyana opener Azeemul Haniff scored 95 runs to guide CLICO Preysal to a 109-run win over Barataria Ball Players in the Carib Sunday League Round of 16 at the National Cricket Centre in Couva on Saturday.
Haniff found support in Shazan Babwah (44) and Yannik Cariah (41) as Preysal compiled 261 for seven in their 50 overs.
Yousuf Ramlogan was the pick of the Barataria bowlers with two for 55.
In reply, Barataria stumbled to 152 all out in 40.4 overs with Babwah, Cariah, Ryan Hurley and Magnun Nanan collecting two wickets apiece.
Ray Campell was the top scorer for the Ball Players with 58 while Yousuf Ramlogan chipped in with 49.
At Presentation, Chaguanas, it was Mahendra Nagamootoo at his best, as the former Test player took his team Central Sports to an upset win over Clarke Road.
Nagamootoo grabbed four wickets for two runs, to lead a Clarke Road rout for just 96 runs. Another Guyanese in Troy Cornelius then scored 19 runs as Central Sports replied with 97 for four.
Scores:CLICO Preysal 261-7 (50) (Azeemul Hannif 95, Shazan Babwah 44, Yannick Cariah 41, Yousuf Ramlogan 2-55) vs Barataria Ball Players 152 all out (40.4) (Ray Campbell 58, Yousuf Ramlogan 49, Shazan Babwah 2-25, Ryan Hurley 2-19, Yannick Cariah 2-22, Magnun Nanan 2-17) Preysal won by 109 runs. Man of the Match: Azeemul Hannif.
Clarke Road 96 all out (35.3) (Martin Nurse 53, Greg Mahabir 23, Mahendra Nagamootoo 4-2, Gary Maturin 3-7) vs Central Sports 97-4 (32.5) (Denzil James 42 n.o. Troy Cornelius 19, Mukesh Persaud 2-17) Central Sports won by six wickets. Man of the Match: Mahendra Nagamootoo.