Nedd’s brilliance spurs DCC past GCC in U-19 final

—Torrington heroic with the bat

DCC pose with the championship cup after scampering past GCC in an exciting low-scoring affair (Royston Alkins photo)

A brilliant spell of left-arm spin bowling by West Indies youth player Ashmead Nedd spearheaded a thrilling 22-run win for the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) over host and archrival, the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) in the final of the Noble House Seafoods Under – 19 Generation Next Cricket competition yesterday.

 Nedd ended with figures of 5-13 from 10 overs which included six maidens to headline his side’s efforts to dismiss GCC for 125 in 43.3 overs, chasing 148 for victory.

 The hosts were well placed to clinch the title,  cruising along at 60 without loss in the 15th over  after openers Thaddeus Lovell and Andsuegga Rodriguez stitched together a useful opening stand.  ….

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