Belle Vue B to meet All Youths team in final of WBD cricket tournament
Playing under strict COVID-19 protocols at the Belle Vue Ground, the Bell Vue A Team battled La Grange All Stars, while the Belle Vue B Team battled the All Youths Team in what could be termed some of the most riveting cricket encounters witnessed of late.
In match one, Belle Vue A defeated La Grange All Stars by 7 runs in a nail-biting game. The All Stars won the toss and bowled first. Belle Vue B, with the addition of some players from neighbouring clubs, posted 109 all out from their allotted 18 overs. Skipper Ryan Seecharran led the charge with 31 (1×4) (3×6), and was supported by Imran Khan with 24 (3×6) and Vishal Gannie with 20 (2×6).
Bowling for the All Stars, Robin Singh took 3-22 off his 4 overs, and Satesh Joda took 2-30 off his 4 overs. The All Stars, in reply, posted 102-7 in their 18 overs. Top scoring was Naresh Persaud with 29 (3×6), while K. Persaud chipped in with 23 (3×6) and Tyron Carrington contributed 19 (1×6).
Bowling for Belle Vue B, Navendra Persaud (Shane) and Imran Khan returned respective figures of 2-24 and 2-25 off 4 overs. Economic bowling came from Vishan Gannie (Baby) with 1-10 in 3 overs, Ryan Seecharran claimed 1-8 in his 2 overs, and Joel Thomas took 1-12 in his 3 overs.
In the second matchup, All Youths SC won the toss and bowled first. Belle Vue A posted 141-9 in their 20 overs. Top scorers were: Nicholas Rajpat with 26 (2×4) (1×6), Devon Harris with 26 (1×6), and there was a quickfire 22 (3×6) from Safraz Baksh while Randy Ramroop contributed 18 (2×6).
Bowling for All Youths SC, Azeez returned figures of 3-20 off 4 overs. All Youths, in reply, posted 145-8 in their 20 overs. Top scoring were the following players: M. Williams with 24 (1×4) (2×6), Arvin Persaud with 23 (3×6), D. Persaud with 21 (2×6), and Sanjay Persaud with 20 (2×6).
Belle Vue B will be taking on All Youths Sports Club next Saturday @13:30 hrs at the Belle Vue Ground in the finals.