RHT advances to finals

first_imgBCB/Elizabeth Styles U21 Tournament…– Albion to face Blairmont in other semiThe Rose Hall Town (RHT) Gizmos and Gadgets Under-21 Cricket Team on Sunday advanced to the finals of the Elizabeth Styles Under-21 Tournament of the Berbice Cricket Board (BCB).Kevin SinclairThey easily crushed Tucber Park Cricket Club by eight wickets at the Area ‘H’ Ground, while Albion Community Centre Cricket Club was able to fight back against Young Warriors Cricket Club to clinch a semifinal date with archrival Blairmont Community Centre Cricket Club.RHT won the toss and surprisingly elected to field, despite all the players having been involved in the BCB/New York Business Group Under-19 finals less that twelve hours prior.Tucber Park were dismissed for a meagre 104 from 43.2 overs, with only Steve Deonarine (24), Martin Singh (18), and Abdul Ramsammy (11) reaching double figures, as left arm spinners Simon Naidu and Jeremy Sandia took 3 – 14 and 3 – 22, respectively. National Under-19 off-spinner Junior Sinclair had 2 – 18, while Kevin Sinclair claimed 1 – 20.A confident RHT, spearheaded by their captain Sinclair, raced to victory in just 8.5 overs to end on 106 for 2. Kevin cracked a brutal 58 before he was dismissed by Martin Singh with the scores level. He included six huge sixes and four sweetly timed boundaries in his brief innings.His opening partner and fellow national player Junior Sinclair supported with 40 as the pair added 83 for the first wicket in just 5.5 overs.National Under-15 players Mahendra Gopilall and Jonathan Rampersaud eventually took their side over the line.At the Canje Ground, Albion Community Centre Cricket Club were dismissed for 99 in 23.3 overs, with Ramesh Kasinauth (12) and Kevin Umroa (15) being the only batsmen to reach double figures. Dilshan Mc Donald contributed 3 – 13 and Trevon Stanislaus 4 – 11 for the Young Warriors Cricket Club.In response, despite a fighting 26 from national under-19 player Alex Algoo, Young Warriors Cricket Club were bowled out for 45.Left arm Mahendra Chaitnarine had the remarkable figures of 7 – 13 from nine tight overs, while Gourav Ramesh supported with 3 – 18.Albion Community Centre Cricket Club and Blairmont Community Centre Cricket Club will clash on Saturday at the Blairmont Cricket Ground to decide the second finalist.last_img read more