Transport Sports Club (TSC) and Bel Air Rubis registered victories in latest action of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/Banks Malta Supreme U-13 competition.
Played on Saturday last at Muslim Youth Organisation (MYO) ground, Transport Sports Club (TSC) defeated Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) by 33 runs while Bel Air Rubis won against Georgetown Cricket Club 9GCC) by 158 runs.
After taking first strike, MSC reached 231-6 of their allocation of 25 overs. Kyle Soloman made 14 while extras contributed 85. Tony Ajodha took 2-10 for TSC, who replied with 264-8 in 25 overs. Anthony Hetsburger struck 24. Extras contributed 90. Stephon Sankar captured two wickets.
In the other game, GCC was restricted to 97 after suffering 17 dismissals in 25 overs. Some 90 runs of their total was due to extras. Damien Mohamed took 4-2, Michael Pooran and Shivnanand Gosein picked up three each while Andrew Samaroo had 2-4. In reply, Bel Air scored 255 in 25 overs. Daveanand Khemraj stroked 26 while extras weighed in with 105. Jevon Warnell took 3-13 and Ricardo Phillips 2-14.
The competition regulations provide for each team to commence its innings with 200 runs and batsmen shall bat in pairs for five-over block. Batsmen shall have unlimited lives, but each dismissal shall resulted in 10 runs being deducted from the total.