Guyanese under-19 all rounder Riad Ali turned in a fine all round performance against Fatima to land the North Zone 40-over title.
Batting first Sweet Revenge made 225 for six off their 40 overs with Glenford Alexander getting a top score of 48. Also among the runs were Ali, 36, and the consistent Rudolph Moore, 42.
In reply Fatima was no match for Zainool Shah’s team, as they struggled to 144 all out in 28 overs. Top-scoring for Fatima was J Carimbocus who scored an even 50. Ali was almost unplayable taking three for 16.
Shah, speaking after the win said his players had worked hard in the pre-season and deserved the win.
NORTH ZONE 40 OVERS FINAL SCORES
Sweet Revenge 225/6 (40)(Glenford Alexander 48, Rudolph Moore 42, Riad Ali 36, Shawn DeSouza 26) vs Fatima 144 all out (28)(J Carimbocas 50, Riad Ali 3/16, Luke Lattif 2/22, Hyron Hosein 2/18) – Sweet Revenge won by 81 runs.