GT lads remain unbeaten; West Dem beat Upper Dem in DCB U-15 cricket


The Demerara Cricket Board (DCB)/Premier Insurance Under-15 Inter-Association tournament continued on Tuesday with Georgetown outplaying East Bank to remain unbeaten after four games, and West Demerara recording their second win over Upper Demerara.

At the Muslim Youth Organisation ground on Woolford Avenue, East Bank won the toss and chose to bat, scoring a meagre 71 all out from 33.3 overs of the allotted 50 overs.

Middle-order batsman Roupie Rajaran top scored with 17, while opener Josiah Lim chipped in with 11, as no other player managed to reach double figures. Spinner Dhanesh Persaud collected 3-14, while Brandon Henry claimed 2-8 and Shane Prince, Kwesi Wikinson, Reyaz Latif and Johnathan Mentore took one wicket apiece.

In reply, Georgetown raced to their target from 17.4 overs as openers Lomar Seecharran and Kishan Silas contributed 29 and 23 respectively. Sayyad Lakeram was the lone wicket-taker for the East Bank team as Georgetown won by seven wickets.

At Meter-Meer-Zorg, West Demerara won the toss and elected to bat, scoring 63 all out from 21.3 overs. Arvind Suknanad top scored with 12 and was the lone player to scored double figure.

Keron Phillips and Vickram Persaud claimed 3-13 and 3-9 respectively, while Carlos Clark collected 2-13.

In response, Upper Demerara struggled as they fell for 41 from 13 overs. Phillips made 14.

Bowling for West Demerara, Naresh Sankar ripped through Upper Demerara batting line-up, claiming eight wickets for just seven runs.

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