Persaud, Looknauth century stand hand MMZ 64-run defeat

West Demerara 50 over tournament

Richie Looknauth took 5-46 with his off spin

Akshaya Persaud and Richie Looknauth shared in a century stand that was the backbone of  the Cornelia Ida (CI) Cricket Club’s 64-run win over Meten-Meer-Zorg A (MMZA) on Sunday in the final preliminary match of the West Demerara Cricket Board President’s Cup 50 over tournament.

Playing at the Joe Vieira Park, CI won the toss and elected to take first strike. CI posted 156 in 23.2 overs before they were bowled out while MMZA were skittled for 92 in 22.5 overs.

Persaud, who captains CI said the contest was a nice set up but noted the vast difference in the wicket with the first innings having a bit of moisture and the second innings seeing the wicket becoming flat and favouring the spinners……

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