After returning from a successful stint for the Guyana Under-19 team, Kevlon Anderson marked his return to his local club, Rose Hall Town Pepsi, with a blistering century to see them reaching the final of the Berbice Cricket Board/New York Business Group under-19 tournament after they defeated Tucber Park by 77 runs yesterday.
The defending champions batted first and Anderson smashed 11 fours and five sixes on his way to 125. He received support from Keith Simpson with 35 and Chanderpaul Govindhan with 25 as RHT Pepsi soared to 235-6 from 35 overs. Romel Reteman was the main bowler with 3-41.
In reply, Tucber Park only managed 158-9 from their quota with Reteman returning to top score with 40. Malcom Mickle added 35 as Kevin Sinclair bagged 3-15.
Meanwhile, last year’s runners up, Albion Cricket Club had their hopes of winning this year ended as Blairmont Cricket Club handed them a seven-wicket defeat on their home ground.
Albion batted first but were bundled out for 91 in 23 overs with Ramesh Kasinauth top scoring with 37 and Anthonio February contributing 20. Nigel Deodat picked up 3-20 while Seon Glasgow and Marvon Prashad each claimed 2-10.
Blairmont raced to 94-3 from just 18 overs with Glasgow smashing an unbeaten 55 to lead his side to victory while Karran Arjpaul walked away with 2-23 and Beesham Surujnarine taking 1-27.
According to BCB assistant secretary, Simon Naidu, the final between Rose Hall Town and Blairmont will be played in a two-day format with the match being day and night at the Albion Ground on Friday and Saturday with play set to begin from 13:30hrs and closing at 20:30hrs.