Albion beat Blairmont Blazers in Shameer Baksh memorial cricket

- Bishoo, Sinclair, Umroa and Foo top performers


Albion defeated Blairmont Blazers on Sunday when the two teams clashed at the Albion Community Centre ground, Berbice.

The sides were part of the inaugural Shameer Baksh Memorial Cup. The late Baksh is the father of Shabeer Baksh, the proprietor of Big B’s Baksh Restaurant.

In the 50-over game, Albion defeated Blazers by seven wickets, while in a 10/10 contest, Albion prevailed by seven wickets.

Churning out notable performances were Guyana and West Indies leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo (4-17 and 2-11), West Indies all-rounder Kevin Sinclair (53), spinner Kelvin Umroa (2-19 and 4-11) and Jonathon Foo (19* and 43*).

Below at the summaries of the games.

50-over game: Blazers 117 all out (Kevin Sinclair 53, Devendra Bishoo 4-17, Gudakesh Motie 2-18, Kelvin Umroa 2-19) vs Albion 118-3 (Kandasammy Surujnarine 32, Adrian Sukhwah 32, Jonathon Foo 19*, Kevon Jawahir 2-35)

10/10 Exhibition game: Blazers 71 all out (Junior Sinclair 19, Kevlon Anderson 18, Kelvin Umroa 4-11, Devendra Bishoo 2-11) vs Albion 72-3 from 9.5 overs (Jonathon Foo 43*, Sharaz Ramcharran 23, Suresh Dhani 2-11).

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