Demerara whip Essequibo to lift Inter-County Four-Day title

- Berbice and Select XI play to draw


Demerara lifted the Guyana Cricket Board’s Inter-County Four-Day title after thrashing Essequibo by an innings and 63 runs on the final day of the competition on Wednesday in Georgetown.

A rain-affected game saw the entire day three and a large portion of day two washed out, but Demerara made up for lost time with a dominant bowling display on the final day to secure victory and the title.

The other match between Berbice and the Select XI ended in a draw.

Below are the summarised scores

At GCC ground, Bourda: Demerara 430-7 from 93.3 overs (Akshaya Persaud 127, Raymond Perez 84, Ronaldo AliMohamed 63, Sachin Singh 57, Chandrapaul Hemraj 33; Ricardo Adams 4-128, Malcolm Hubbard 2-83) vs Essequibo 175 all out from 39.3 overs (Ricardo Adams 84, Quentin Sampson 29, Malcolm Hubbard 24; Richie Looknauth 4-3, Ashmead Nedd 4-60, Christopher Barnwell 2-35) and 192 all out from 40.3 overs (Ronaldo Renee 49, Ricardo Peters 44; Steven Sankar 4-32, Richie Looknauth 3-45, Akshaya Persaud 2-37) Result: Demerara won by an innings and 63 runs

At Everest: Select XI 141 all out from 60 overs (Zeynul Ramsammy 39*, Kelvin Umroa 26, Jonathan Rampersaud 25; Junior Sinclair 6-37, Keyon Sinclair 2-31, Nigel Deodat 2-35) and 131 all out (Malcolm Mickle 5-26) vs Berbice 162 all out (Alex Algoo 74*, Kwesi Mickle 30; Dave Mohabir 3-21, Mavindra Dindyal 2-9) and 70-3 (Rampertab Ramnauth 34*) Result: Match Drawn

Akshaya Persaud (left), Richie Looknauth (cenre) and Ricardo Adams receiving their individual awards


Champions: Demerara

Runners-up: Essequibo

Most Runs: Akshaya Persaud of Demerara (233)

Most Wickets: Richie Looknauth of Demerara (15)

Most Valuable Player: Ricardo Adams of Essequibo (118 runs and 12 wickets)

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