Noblehouse Seafoods 2nd Div. 2-day. University of Guyana and Malteenoes play to a draw

12th October, 2017 0 comments

The 2017 season of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/Noblehouse Seafoods, 2nd Division 2-day tournament continued last weekend at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) with a satisfying encounter between University of Guyana (UG) and Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC). UG salvaged 1st innings points in the match that was drawn. On the opening day, MSC won the toss and forced UG to bat. In response, the students amassed a total of 128 runs all out from 34.3 overs. None of their batters reached 30 runs with the main contributors being Devon George 26, Dennis Heywood 21, Keron Sewnarine 21 and Melroy Stephenson 19.

Bowling for Malteenoes, Carlyle Collins 4-32 and Marcus Watkins 3-30 were the architects of UG’s short innings. Ug’s Ray Newton 3-24, Dennis Heywood 3-26 and Linden Austin 2-26, ensured that Malteenoes fell short by 26 runs at 102 all out in 38.4 overs in their first innings reply. Shaquille Moseley stood up with 31runs along with Carlos LaRose (31) and Teun Hicks added 18 runs. During the second day’s play, in a feign attempt to get a result in the match, UG reached 85/5 after 29 overs and declared. Their top scorers were Devon George (21), Dennis Heywood (16*) and Melroy Stephenson (14).

GDF’s Marcus Watkins completed a five-wicket haul after grabbing 2-32 during UG’s second innings, while Shaquille Moseley stole two wickets with figures of 2-24. MSC were then set an improbable 112 from 7 overs for victory. They eventually reached 64-2 after the overs expired with Watkins smashing an unbeaten 43* to follow up his match five-for while Carlos LaRose compiled 17runs. UG gained 1st innings points in the drawn match.

Article adapted from: https://www.kaieteurnewsonline.com/2017/10/11/noblehouse-seafoods-2nd-div-2-day-university-of-guyana-and-malteenoes-play-to-a-draw/


UG secures first innings honours over GNIC

2nd October, 2017 0 comments

The University of Guyana took first innings honours over GNIC in the latest round of the GISE, Star Party Rental & Trophy Stall 1st Division 2-day competition over the weekend which was played at the Malteenoes Sports Club ground.

GNIC after losing the toss was inserted on the rain affect day and compiled 156 for nine before declaring their innings closed.

Ranole Bourne was the centerpiece of the innings after stroking 84 in GNIC’s batting effort as former national youth players; off spinner Linden Austin and Michael Shalim grabbed four wickets apiece for the students who ended day one 18 – 1.

UG, however, manage to cruise past their first innings total on day two by posting 240 all out from 52 overs. Opener Nicholas Carryl scored 44 while Shalim retuned to also record 44 as UG gained a lead of 84.

GNIC in their second innings reached 100 for3 when play was called as Vidal Crandon was unbeaten on 63.

Article adapted from: https://www.stabroeknews.com/2017/sports/09/27/ug-secures-first-innings-honours-over-gnic/


UG thumps GDF by an innings and 159 runs

19th September, 2017 0 comments

University of Guyana defeated Guyana Defence Force by an innings and 159 runs when the Georgetown Cricket Association/GISE/Star Party Rentals/Trophy Stall first division two-day tournament continued last weekend. UG took first strike and posted 359 all out at GDF ground. Omesh Danram struck 114, while Keron Sewnarine made 51; Damion Waldron bagged seven wickets. GDF were sent packing for 81 in reply. Dennis Heywood grabbed 5-14, Danram 3-6 and Suresh Dhanai 2-17. Batting a second time GDF were bowled out for 112 with Waldron scoring 61. Dhanai and Heywood claimed three wickets each.

At Malteenoes SC, rain stopped play between GNIC SC and Transport SC. Batting first TSC rattled up 330 all out. Charwayne McPherson slammed 81; Suresh Budhoo made 67, Refael Singh 42, Stephen Alves 37, Joel Spooner 29 and Akeem Redmon 22; Dwayne Dick and Ronale Bourne snared four wickets each. In reply, GNIC SC were 183-1 at stumps on the first day. Veeland Crandon made 63 and Marc Nicholson 93 not out. Rain prevented any play on Sunday.

Previously, Transport SC beat GDF by 173 runs. TSC took first strike and scored 217. Joel Spooner made 37 not out, Devaugh Nandan got 37, Steven Alves 27 and Rafael Singh 23. Randy Lindore picked up 3-14, Damian Waldron 3-27 and J. Chisolm 3-57. GDF were bowled out for 74 in reply. Waldron and Damien Whitney made 19 and 15 each as Spooner grabbed 5-8, Kevin Ross 2-17 and Franchot Duncan 2-28. TSC were sent packing for 90 in reply. Mark Ramsammy made 26 and Spooner 13 not out. Lindore captured 4-22, Andre Mc Farley 2-2 and D. Rajmangal 2-19. Set 234 to win, GDF were bowled out for 60 with Waldron scoring 33; Kevin Ross bagged 8-14 from 10.5 overs of which six were maidens.

Article adapted from: https://www.kaieteurnewsonline.com/2017/09/19/ug-thump-gdf-by-an-innings-and-159-runs/


George's maiden ton hands UG opening day advantage

16th September, 2017 0 comments

The Gandhi Youth Organization ended day one of the Star Party Rental/Trophy Stall GCA first-division, two-day competition on 133 for six, still trailing the University of Guyana by 139 runs at Malteenoes Cricket Club ground, yesterday.

UG had earlier won the toss and elected to bat  allowing middle order batsman Devon George to stroke his maiden first-division century, an even 100, inclusive of six maximums and eight fours to hand UG the edge on day one.

George featured in two significant partnerships, putting on 69 for the second wicket with Melroy Stephenson (38) and 84 for the fourth wicket with Darnell Douglas (40) to ensure UG recorded a competitive total.

Suresh Dhanai (22), Ray Newton (26) and an unbeaten 20 from Dennis Heywood ensured meaningful contribution as Trevon France grabbed 6-89 in GYO’s bowling effort.

GYO, at the close were precariously placed on 133 for 6 with France unbeaten on 32 and Leon Griffith on 16 being the other not – out batsman. Mavildra Dindyal made  36 and Divesh Ramjattan a fighting 22 as off – spinner Dwayne Dodson took 2-34 while Omesh Danram has 2-20.


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