Balgobin, Chinkoo, Stewart highlight MMZ weekend with double wins
The action continued over the weekend in the Caribbean Fest 40-over tournament and the NYNCL 30-over tournament. In their matches, the Meten Meer Zorg Cricket Club registered comfortable wins thanks to the efforts of Andy Mohammed, Looknauth Chinkoo, Ushardeva Balgobin, and Navin Stewart.
In the NYNCL game, the MMZ side posted 249-5 in the allotted 30 overs against the Friends XI. The match- winning innings came compliments of Andy Mohammed with 71; Looknauth Chinkoo with 55 (for back-to-back half-centuries) and Ushardeva Balgobin, who blasted an aggressive 63 off 29 deliveries. When Friends XI came to bat, they could only afford 187 in 24.4 overs as Chinkoo returned with the ball to bag 3-37, with support from Rickey Kissoon (2-30).
In the Caribbean Fest 40-over tournament, MMZ came up against the Majestic CC. Majestic batted first and posted 185-9 in 30 overs, after the match was reduced owing to a late start). Top-scoring was Damion Vantull (52), supported by Derick Narine (40). Matthew Luchean 5-43 was the chief destroyer for the bowlers.
In reply, MMZ made it over the line, ending on 187-8 in 23.4 overs. Leading the charge was Navin Stewart with 99 off 49 balls to wrap up the MMZ weekend of action.