PM Softball Cup: Regal takes the ‘double’, Ariel Knight Riders win Open title
Regal lifted two titles, Guyana Knight Riders Ariel took home the Open trophy and 4R Lioness copped the first-ever female accolade when the sixth Prime Minister T20 Softball Cup concluded on Sunday evening at the National Stadium, Providence.
Regal won the Over-40 and Over-50 categories, underlining their status as the top softball team in the country in the Masters and Legends age groups.
Below are the summarised scores from the finals.
Open: Guyana Knight Riders Ariel defeated Brand Name by eight wickets
SUMMARY: Brand Name 143-5 from 20 overs (Sasenarine Sukhoo 56, Ramnarine Jugisteer 53) vs Guyana Knight Riders Ariel 144-2 from 13.4 overs (Brian Mangra 97, Shaz Governor 34)
Player-of-the-Match: Brian Mangra
Masters Over-40: Regal defeated Ariel Masters by nine wickets
SUMMARY: Ariel Masters 118 all out (Samuel Kingston 58; Roy Persaud 4-24, Chien Gittens 2-5) vs Regal 113-1 from 13.1 overs (Chien Gittens 43*, Khemraj Dindial 34*, Patrick Rooplall 31)
Player-of-the-Match: Chien Gittens
Legends Over-50: Regal defeated New York Softball Cricket League by two wickets
SUMMARY: New York Softball Cricket League 146-7 from 20 overs (Nandlall Doodnauth 32; Wayne Jones 3-35) vs Regal 147-8 from 19.2 overs (Ramesh Narine 47, Lionel Baker 33*, Ronald Evelyn 3-41, Nandlall Doodnauth 2-21)
Player-of-the-Match: Lionel Baker
Female: 4R Lioness defeated Trophy Stall Angels by nine wickets
SUMMARY: Trophy Stall Angels 100-3 from 12 overs (Alicia Allen 46*, June Ogle 30) vs 4R Lioness 101-1 from 8.4 overs (Tamica Wilson 40*, Amanda DeFreitas 23)
Player-of-the-Match: Tamica Wilson
Prime Minister Brigadier (Ret’d) Mark Phillips witnessed the conclusion of the three-day tournament and assisted in the presentation of trophy and prizes. He also congratulated the teams on their success.
The tournament was coordinated by the Georgetown Softball Cricket League and sponsored by Banks DIH Limited (Rainforest Waters), Danny Persaud (YouTuber) It’s Our Life ARD, Trophy Stall, Pro Signs, I&S Trading, Tourism Guyana, Reliance Services, Parsram Discount Store, Ameer and Amrit Furniture Store, Khan’s Trading Enterprise, HL Latino America Furniture (Panama), P&P Insurance, Regal Stationery and Computer Centre, Mohamed’s Enterprise, Chung’s Global Enterprise, Atlantic Marine Supplies Inc., Crown Mining Supplies, Rudisa Motor Company (Guy) Inc., Freelancer Advertising Agency, Krsna and Amp; Balram Printery, Rajiv Gandhi University and Ofimak Office Supplies (Panama).