DCB U-15 cricket: Spinners lead East Coast to huge victory over Upper Demerara

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Led by their spinners, East Coast defeated Upper Demerara by 86 runs on Thursday as action continued in the Demerara Cricket Board (DCB)/Premier Insurance Under-15 Inter-Association competition at the Enmore ground.

Batting first, East Coast posted 123-7 from their 30 overs. The match was reduced from 50 overs because of overnight rain.

Trilok Nanan topscored with an unbeaten 22, while Aaron Kissoon made 17. Keron Phillips grabbed 3-13 and Croy Charles 2-23 for Upper Demerara.

Keron Phillips (left) and Trilok Nanan

In reply, Upper Demerara folded for just 37 in 10.5 overs as East Coast won by a huge margin.

Mickel Sharma, who picked up a six-wicket haul in the first game against Georgetown, was again impressive, claiming three wickets without conceding a run. Fellow spinner Aruna Gainda picked up 3-4, while seamer Gopaul Ramchand had 2-13.

The competition continues on Friday (March 4) with Georgetown facing Wst Demerara at the DCC ground, Queenstown, from 09:30h.

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