McGill Superstar Sports Club made it two in two, defeating Laluni Sports Club and Meten-Meer-Zorg Sports Club (MMZ) during the Elroy T20 competition Sunday at the Meten-Meer-Zorg Ground.
In the first encounter, McGill registered a 10-wicket win over Laluni in a contest reduced to 10 overs-a-side due to a late start. McGill won the toss and invited Laluni to bat where they reached 66-8. Sunil Sargon top scored with 32 with three sixes and one four. Sudesh Persaud picked up a hat trick in his second over to finish with 3-14 from two overs while Abdool Razack and Daniel Basdeo chipped in with one wicket each.
In the chase, former Guyana under-19 captain Travis Persaud and Sudesh Persaud effortlessly saw their team to victory as they reached 67 without loss from 8.1 overs. Travis Persaud scored an unbeaten 43 with five fours and one six with Sudesh Persaud struck three fours in his knock of 21 not out.
In the second match McGill defeated MMZ by two wickets despite an all-round effort from Seymour Evans.
MMZ were dismissed for 125 from their 20 overs and McGill reached 126-8 with two balls to spare.
MMZ’s innings was centered on Evans who stroked three fours and three sixes before being dismissed for 48.
He received support from Jermaine Maxwell with a solid 25, with three fours and one six. Vinod Rajkumar contributed 15.
Basdeo bagged 3-36 while Sudesh Persaud and Keyshram Seyhodan picked up two wickets each for 19 and 21 runs respectively.
The chase was even at one stage but little cameos from Razzack (25), Travis Persaud (24), Shafeek Deen (21) and Sudesh Persaud (15) proved vital in the end.
Evans tried valiantly with the ball taking 5-10 from 3.4 overs while Sheldon Alexander took 2-11.