The second round of the West Demerara Cricket Association/Beacon Café 50-overs round robin tournament continued over the weekend with McGill Super Stars beating Cornelia Ida Cricket Club (CICC) by 62 runs while Dynasty defeated Belle Vue by six wickets.
At the Wales Community Development Centre, Mc Gill took first strike after winning the toss, posting 174 all out in 34.1 overs.
They then contained CICC to 112 in 39.2 overs.
Mc Gill lost Shaffiek Deen (03) early in the piece but Troy Persaud kicked on to top score with 42 with two fours and one six.
He was supported by Keshram Seylochan who blasted a brisk 23 containing four fours and one six as well as Abdool Razack (31) and 41 extras.
CICC’s bowling was led by Harrinarine Bissondyal who took 4-15 including a hat trick while Avinash Dhaniram and Muhammad Wazidali took two wickets each. Wazidali returned to top score with 34, decorated with two sixes and two fours but was only supported by Bissondyal (17) and Naveed Ali (12). Daniel Basdeo, Deen, Seylochan and Razack took two wickets each.
Over at Belle Vue Ground, Dynasty won the toss and sent the home team in to bat where they were restricted to 78 all out. Erick Sukrah was the main architect, taking 5-16 while Ershaad Ali supported with 3-15. In reply, Dynasty raced to 79-4 in 13 overs with K. Boyce making a composted 38 not out while Ali returned to contribute 16.
Over at Windsor Forest Ground, Windsor Forest defeated All Youths B by 16 runs after winning the toss and batting first. They posted 229 in 43 of their 45 overs in the contest reduced due to a late start. In reply, All Youths B were contained to 213 in 43 overs.
For Windsor Forest, Mohan Chatram smashed three fours and three sixes as he top scored with 76 while Muneshwar Balgobin also stroked a half century. Balgobin blasted three sixes and four fours on his way to 65 as Krishan Ramjeawon took 4-28 and Zahir Azeez bagged 2-33.
In the chase, Ramjeawon returned to clobber five boundaries in his innings of 40 and was only supported by Sewchan Narine who made 35.
Under-15 player, Sachin Balgobin took 2-35 in support of Rajiv Kadernauth who snatched 5-25 from eight overs.
Also in the day’s action, at Joe Vieira Ground, all Youths A defeated Malvern and at Zeeburg Ground, the home team beat La Grange.