Outright wins for Transport, Police in GCA Noble House Seafoods two-day cricket

first_imgTRANSPORT Sports Club (TSC) and Police Sports Club (PSC) registered outright wins last weekend when action continued in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) Noble House Seafoods Two-Day Cricket Competition. At Eve Leary ground, the Lawmen were able to build from the in-form Andrew Lyght Jr, who slammed a magnificent 123 on the opening day to help team to 323-9 from 61.5 overs against the visiting Everest Cricket Club (ECC).The Police bowlers then delivered, to hand their side an innings and 117-run victory.Off-spinners Rocky Hutson and Pernell London took 14 of the 20 Everest wickets that fell.Sixteen-year-old Nabeel Ali, on debut, contributed towards TSC’s victoryAfter pegging back Everest at 61-5 off 27 overs after day one, Hutson would continue to tempt the visiting cricketers with his flighted deliveries to end with figures of 6-24 from 14.1 overs. London supported with 3-37 from 11 overs as Everest were restricted to 100 all out in 38.1 overs. When Police enforced the follow-on, the spinning duo were at it again. Hutson captured 3-10 from 6.3 overs, while London finished with 2-22 from four overs.Captain of the side Keston Harcourt, who opened the bowling, finished with 3-12, while fellow opening bowler Paul Tyndall nabbed 2-28 from nine overs to restrict Everest to 106 in 34 overs.  Denesh Mangal and Aaron Beharry were the only resistance. They finished with 34 and 31 runs respectively.At the Queen’s College ground, TSC were able to bowl out Bel Air Rubis II for 84 after they lost the toss. By the end of day one, they were ahead at 111-6 off 21 overs.Devaughn Nandan had scored 69 after belting a whopping nine sixes and two fours in quick time.On Sunday morning TSC were able to reach 219 (135 lead) before they were bowled out.Kevin Ross and debutant Nabeel Ali hit 38 and 36 runs respectively towards the end.Sixteen-year-old Ali, who batted at number 11, finished not out. Bel Air’s opening bowler Dillon led the attack with 4-32 from 10 overs. In their second innings Bel Air were restricted for 106 all out in 34.3 overs, which resulted in TSC winning by an innings and 29 runs.Pacer Mark Baptiste led the attack with 3-30 from 11 overs, while there were two wickets each for Rafael Singh, Kevin Ross and another debutant Ajay Gainda.  Meanwhile GDF also gained first-innings points over home team MYO. Batting first, GDF made 297 all out in 53.4 overs after Deamon Whitney finished with 84 not out (13×4, 1×6). Support came from Damian Waldron who scored 73 (10×4, 4×6) and Randy Lindore with 49 (10×4).Niran Bissu led the attack with 5-84 from 13 overs, while Kemraj Ramdeen and Rudolph Singh took two wickets each.Waldron then spun his way to 5-29 from 13 overs, which skittled out MYO for 130 all out in 36 overs.  Travis Marcellino and Jamal Chisholm supported with two wickets each while Bissu (25) and Avinash Rajkumar (24) finished with the most runs for the home team.After GDF enforced the follow-on, MYO were able to reach 136-6 in 34 overs, before both captains agreed to call off the encounter with one over remaining in the day’s play.Ramdeen led from the front with an unbeaten 61 (1×4).  Waldron was again in the mix. He and Marcellino finished with three wickets each. THIS WEEKEND’S FIXTURESGCA cricket continues this weekend with several New Building Society (NBS) Second Division 40-over matches.Diplomats will travel to Malteenoes Sports Club ground to take on the host team, while GYO and MYO will battle at the MYO ground.Third Class will meet GCC at Bourda, ECC will host Sophia and GNIC will challenge Ace Warriors at the QC ground. Also hosting will be Police, when they take on TSC and DCC when they meet Bel Air Rubis II.On Sunday, the competition continues with three matches. Police will play DCC at Eve Leary ground in a key clash while TSC will host Sophia. MYO and Diplomats will battle it out at the QC ground.last_img read more

Kloopp says his side deserve to be in last 8 of Europa league

first_imgThey progressed to the quarter-finals with a 3-1 aggregate victory after drawing the second leg of their last sixteen tie 1-1 at Manchester United.Klopp says they did make it hard for themselves at times – something they can learn from.Tottenham are out thanks to a 5-1 overall defeat to Borussia Dortmund. Spurs were beaten 2-1 by the German giants at White Hart Lane.The draw for the last eight takes place this afternoon.last_img