Rain forces postponement of Big Man Cricket final


Persistent rainfall on Sunday forced the postponement of the Big Man Cricket Banks Beer/Maximum Vodka 25-over final at the Georgetown Cricket Club, Bourda.

The organisers have opted to move the championship game to another date, with West Bank Warriors and Essequibo Eagles set to battle for top honours.

At stake will be G$500,000 and other incentives.

The two teams recorded victories at the semi-finals on Saturday at the same venue. West Bank Warriors defeated Georgetown by six wickets and Essequibo Eagles trounced Jai Hind Jaguars by nine wickets.

Below are the summarised scores.

Semi-final one: Georgetown 161-3 from 25 overs (Mustafaa Azimullah 67 off 53, Oslyn Batson 67 off 79; Deoram Persaud 1-33, Seecharran Persaud 1-38) vs West Bank Warriors 162-4 from 23.3 overs (Anthony Ifill 60 off 48, Ganesh Persaud 28 off 30, Patrick Khan 26* off 19, Sohan Bedesse 16* off 16; Dexter Jones 2-22, Arthur Duke 1-15, Nadir Baksh 1-21).

Semi-final two: Jai Hind Jaguars 75 all out from 22.4 overs (Anil Beharry 17 off 19, Imranally Hussain 17 off 25; Manoj Lall 3-15, Bhesham Seepersaud 2-9, Daveanand Mahadeo 2-14, Ramesh Narine 2-16) vs Essequibo Eagles 78-1 from 10 overs (Dharawdeo Lall 33* off 29, Ramesh Narine 31* off 13; Anil Beharry 1-15).

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