Rafeek century in vain as Regal Masters triumph

- as Guyana Softball Cup III gets underway

Raymond Harper’s half-century guided Regal Masters to a five-run victory over the New York President’s XI yesterday in the first set of preliminary matches of the Guyana Softball Cup 111 which bowled off at several venues across the city.

Playing in the over 45 division at the Eve Leary ground, Regal posted 205 for 4 off their allotted 20 overs. Harper cracked 70 while Longsford Klass made 49. S. Rampersaud grabbed 2 for 34.

In reply, New York President’s XI scored 200-6 in 20 overs. Mohamed Rafeek stroked a 105 which was in vain, as Ryan Singh and Harper claimed two  wickets each to wrap up a win.


In other results:-


Raymond Harper
Raymond Harper

Industry defeated SCI Miami by 7 wickets.

SCI Miami, 107-9 in 20 overs. Muniram Pooran, 23. Joshua Prashad 3-32. Industry 111-3 in 18 overs. Mahendra Persaud, 22 not out; Anthony Dhanraj 2-25.

Industry defeat New York President’s XI by 8 wickets.

New York President’s XI, 166-7 in 20 overs. Rudy Rodrigues, 40. Industry, 167-2 in 17.1 overs. Joshua Persaud 58; Mohamed Rafeek 2-24.

Regal Masters defeat SCI Miami by 7 wickets.

SCI Miami, 101 all out, 16.4 overs. Mahendra Pooran 42. Mahase Chuniall  6-17. Regal, 105-3 in 11.5 overs. Longsford Klass 42 not out.

At GCC ground, Bourda, Ontario Masters hammer New York Sea View by eight wickets.


NY Sea View, 121-9 in 20 overs. Parmanand Lutchman 29 not out; Tony Singh 3-18. Ontario Masters 122-2 in 17.4 overs. Steve Massiah 34 not out.

At DCC, Wellman overcame Parika Defenders by 19 runs.

Wellman, 215-6 in 20 overs. Lloyd Ruplall 92. Ramesh Rambharose 3-46.

Parika Defenders 196 all out in 19.1 overs. Aftar Khan 54; M. Denny 4-16.

New York Sea View overcame Success Superior Woods by 14 runs.

NY Sea View 167-7 in 20 overs. L. Longhorn  40; Reaz Karim 2-24. Success Superior Woods 153 all out in 16 overs. R. Kowlessar 40; Longhorn  2-31.

Savage Masters beat Brooklyn by 9 wickets.


Brooklyn 143-9 in 20 overs. R. Seenarine 38. Yunnis Mohamed 3-12. Savage Masters 145-1 in 12.2 overs. Mohamed 73 not out.

In the Open category at Ministry of Education ground:


Balram Roopnarine
Balram Roopnarine

Trophy Stall defeated Ontario Softball League (OSL) by 70 runs. Trophy Stall scored 238-3 in 20 overs. Martin Dutchin 85, Fazal Rafiek 66. D. Ramsawak  2-32. OSL 168-8 in 20 overs. Gavin Singh 36; Rafiek 3-43 and Wasim Haslim 2-32.


Corriverton got the better of Cotton Field Wild Oats by one wicket.

Cotton Field 132 all out in 17.4 overs. Ramesh Narine 29; Alfred Garnett  4-19. Corriverton 133-9 in reply. Sherwin Murray  26; Rovindra Singh 5-19.


At Police Sports Club ground, Karibee Rice went down to Berbice Titans by 7 wickets.

Karibee Rice 80 all out in 16.2 overs. M. Baldeo 3-10. Berbice Titans  82-3 in 16 overs. David Lukenauth 33 not out.


Trophy Stall got the better of Berbice Titans by 47 runs.
Trophy Stall 172-8 in 20 overs. Rafiek, 33, and Haslim, 22.

C. Arjune 2-24. Berbice Titans 125 all out in 18 overs. Troy Gonsalves h 41. K.Bissoondyal 3-5, Dutchin 3-19 and Rafeek 2-21.

At St. Stanislaus ground, Regal XI scraped past Wolf Warriors by one run.

Regal XI 165 all out 18.5 overs. Ricardo Adams 41; Narine Bailey 3-24.

Wolf Warriors 164-9 in 20 overs.

Mohamed Karim 61.Balram Roopnarine 4-38 including a hat trick; Khalid Haslim 3-39.



Smith’s XI beat South Florida Cricket League (SFCL) by 12 runs.

Smith’s XI 178-9 in 20 overs. Latchman Rohit 83. SFCL 166-9 in 20 overs. K. Budhan 70; C. Itwaru grabbed 3-26.


At MYO, defending Open champions New York Softball Cricket League (NYSCL) thumped Farm XI by five wickets.

Farm XI 138 all out in 19.4 overs. Lennox Marks 28. Amit Moonsammy and Anil Beharry picked up three wickets apiece. NYSCL 142-5 in 18.2 overs. Vickey Subkaran top scored with 57; Rawl Reid claimed 2-31.


Ontario Cricket League (OCL) lost to Karibee Boyz by five wickets.

OCL 154-5 in 20 overs. Gavin Singh 49; V. Phillips 2-17. Karibee Boyz 155-5 in 13.5 overs. M. Sooklall 47; P. Shivrattan 3-37.

Play continues today.



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