GCA Div 2 Report Jun 1

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Kaieteur News
Kaieteur News Staff

Demerara Cricket Club grabbed first innings points from arch rivals Georgetown Cricket Club when the latest round of matches in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/Noble House Sea Foods second division 2-day tournament ended Sunday.

Resuming on their overnight first innings score of 243-9, DCC were bowled out for 247 in 63 overs. Lawrence Smith, who was unbeaten on 37, hit left arm spinner Devon Lord to the cover boundary before Lord had him caught at gully in the said over leaving Dexter George unbeaten on 78; Smith went for 42. GCC were bowled out for 203 in 51.1 overs in reply.

Elon Fernandes stroked an attractive 91 (12×4,3×6), while Martin Pestano Belle scored 43 (6×4,1×6) and Delon Fernandes chipped in with 20 (3×4). Off spinner Dennis Squires grabbed 6-68 and Antonell Atwell 2-73. DCC were 59-6, batting a second time when stumps were drawn on the second and final day. Dexter George continued his fine form to remain unbeaten on 22 while Andrew Gibson made 15. Lord was the pick of the bowlers with 3-11.

Scores: DCC 247 all out and 59-6, GCC 203 all out.

At University of Guyana, the host were bowled out for 221 in 51 overs after resuming on 130-6. Nicholas Carryl slammed six fours and five sixes in scoring 105 not out. Rawl Haynes captured three wickets while Troy Benn had two. In reply Police were 185-5 off 32 overs when play was halted. Stephan Blacks slammed 76 (8×4,2×6), Benn scored 39 (5×4,2×6) and Daniel Barker 34 (5×4). Omesh Dhanram snared 3-55 and Dennis Haywood 2-85.

At Muslim Youth Organisation, play was called off without a ball being bowled. St Stanislaus were skittled for 38 in 18 overs, batting first on Saturday.