McPherson, Douglas spur Headquarters to 110-run win

Kiffer Douglas (5-9) and Quacy McPherson (107 not out) were the standout performers in Headquarters victory over Training Corps.

A belligerent ton from Quacy McPherson and a five-wicket haul from left-arm orthodox spinner  Kiffer Douglas spurred Headquarters to a 110-run win over Training Corps in the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Inter-Unit T20 competition at the Camp Ayanganna ground yesterday.

Batting first Headquarters blasted their way to 201-2 from their allotted overs with McPherson swinging the willow to the tune of an unbeaten 107.

His innings included eight fours and five sixes and is the only century of the competition to date.

Training Corps were taught a valuable lesson after they were bundled out for 91 in 13 overs.

After being well-placed at 50-1, Training Corps lost their way after C. Patrick departed for the top score of 23.

While the Headquarters fielding was rusty, with two important catches going abegging, one of which went for a maximum, Training squad lost seven of their wickets inside three overs with Douglas bagging a hat trick before ending with 5-9.

Earlier in the day, Base Camp Ayanganna defeated 21 Art Coy by 43 runs. Base Camp Ayanganna made 171 all out in 18 overs with M. Chadd picking up 5-13.

Damion Waldron and Joel Chisolm made 21 and 27 respectively.

In reply, 21 Art Coy collapsed for 128 in 16 overs with V. Thomas slamming three sixes in the top score of 38.

C. Sam, M. Piers, Waldron and Chisolm picked up two wickets each.

The tournament continues at the same venue today with two more matches set to bowl off from 09:00h.

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