Massive 243-run win for Demerara against Select XI

SUMMARY: Demerara 419 all out from 101.4 overs (Shamar Yearwood 105, Ronaldo Alimohamed 94, Steven Sankar 46*, Akshaya Persaud 40, Raymond Perez 35; Jonathan Rampersaud 3-82, Demitri Cameron 2-74, Shane Wong 2-67, Kelvin Umrao 2-93) and 171-8 declared from 58 overs (Akshaya Persaud 59, Christopher Barnwell 37, Carlos La Rose 2-20, Demitri Cameron 2-35, Jonathan Rampersaud 2-44, Kelvin Umrao 2-45) vs Select XI 166 all out from 46.5 overs (Kelvin Umrao 32, Rajendra Chandrika 28; Ashmead Nedd 5-43, Richie Looknauth 3-51) and 181 all out from 54.3 overs (Jonathan Rampersaud 51, Carlos La Rose 36, Rajendra Chandrika 30; Steven Sankar 5-62, Richie Looknauth 3-43, Ronaldo Alimohamed 2-28). RESULT: Demerara win by 243 runs.


Leg-spinner Steven Sankar picked up five wickets to bowl Demerara to a commanding 243-run victory over the Select XI in Round Two of the Guyana Cricket Board’s Senior Inter-County Four-Day Championship on Monday at the Georgetown Cricket Club ground, Bourda.

The match finished in three days, with Demerara recording their first win of the competition and the Select XI suffering a second straight defeat.

Set a massive target of 425 runs for an outright victory, the Select XI were skittled out for 181 in their second turn at the crease, with Sankar taking 5-62. Richie Looknauth took 3-43 and Ronaldo Alimohamed 2-28.

Jonathan Rampersaud (51), Carlos La Rose (36) and Rajendra Chandrika (30) were the leading scorers for the Select XI.

Alimohamed was named Man-of-the-Match; he made 94 in Demerara’s massive first innings score of 419.

The third and final round starts on March 19 with Berbice vs Select XI at Everest and Demerara up against Essequibo at the GCC ground, Bourda.


Round One

Essequibo vs Select XI at National Stadium- Essequibo won by 271 runs (in three days)

Berbice vs Demerara at National Stadium- Berbice won by six wickets (on day four)

Round Two

Berbice vs Essequibo at Enmore- Essequibo won by eight wickets (in two days)

Demerara vs Select XI at GCC- Demerara won by 243 runs (in three days)

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