-Albion, Tucber Park also record wins
The Berbice Cricket Board/Busta Champion of Champions 40-overs first division tournament bowled of on Sunday with Rose Hall Town Gizmos and Gadgets, Albion, Tucber Park and Young Warriors Cricket Club recording victories.
At Area H Ground, Rose Hall Town defeated Rose Hall Canje by eight wickets after reaching 92-2 in 21.4 overs in reply to Rose Hall Canje’s 90 all out. Rose Hall Canje faced just 22 overs with Sasenarine Singh and Harold Singh providing cameos of 22 and 29 respectively as Martin Singh chipped in with 15. Rose Hall Town’s skipper, Shawn Pereira continued his excellent form with the ball, collecting 3-26 and was supported by National Under-19 cousins, Junior Sinclair (3-22) and Kevin Sinclair (3-26).
Kevin Sinclair returned to muscle the Rose Hall Canje bowling on his way to 40 with Eon Hooper finishing unbeaten on 35. Isiah Thorne and Michael Campbelle were the only bowlers to find success.
Over at Bush Lot Ground, Albion romped to a seven wicket win over West Berbice. West Berbice were contained to 112 in 20 overs with Keith Fraser top scoring with 34 and supported by Rennison Mitchell (21) and Kellon Fraser (13). David Latchaya was the main architect with the ball, returning figures of 4-39 with Kevin Umroa, who departed Guyana for the West Indies under-19 training camp yesterday, taking 3-19.
Albion replied with 113-3 in 19 overs as Kandasammy Surujnarine and Sharaz Ramcharran blasted 47 and 43 respectively. Latchaya returned with the bat to see his side home with 15 not out.
Tucber Park recorded a four-wicket win over Blairmont after Blairmont posted 141 in 37 overs and needing only 30 overs to reach 142-6. Blairmont’s innings was centred around Kevin Jawahir who made 47 with Javed Karim and Marvan Prashad providing 27 runs each. Devon Clements bagged 4-26 along with Nial Smith who grabbed 3-18. In the chase, Tucber Park sailed to their target on the backs of Garfield Benjamin with 39, Clinton Lindee (36) and Steve Deonarine (22). Shabeer Baksh and Seon Glasgow picked up two wickets each.
In the final contest, Young Warriors trampled Port Mourant by 95 runs after posting 225-8 from 36 overs and restricting Port Mourant to 130 all out in 33.2 overs.
Richardo Ramdehol hammered 44 with Mortimer Fraser contributing 39 and Alex Algoo 35. Loydel Lewis was the pick of the bowlers, taking 4-53 with Daniel Samaroo supporting with 2-39.
Port Mourant were left in no man’s land with only Samaroo and Dorasammy Mahadeo making any significant contributions with 26 and 18 respectively as Ishwar Singh (3-12) and Jermaine Henry (2-30) got into operation.