GCB U19 Male Super50: Berbice, Demerara continue unbeaten streak

Berbice and Demerara managed to stay unbeaten in Round Two of the Guyana Cricket Board’s (GCB) male Under-19 Super50 tournament, which saw scores of runs and wickets recorded.
At the Lusignan Ground, Berbice managed to bag their second victory as they conquered the Select XI, winning by ten wickets.
The Select XI won the toss and sent the Berbicians in to field. The Berbice outfit took full advantage of the opportunity and bowled out the Select XI for 100 in 33.0 overs within 2 hours and 8 minutes. Deonarine Dindyal led the batting attack as he managed to top-score with 52 runs. Ari Afrizel Kadir (26) and Andres Fraser (15) contributed.

Rampertab Ramnauth

Salim Khan and Kumar Deopersaud performed excellently with the ball, taking a hat-trick of wickets. Afraz Budhoo took two wickets, while Okasie Boyce and Matthew Pottaya each took one wicket.
Rampertab Ramnauth came out and showed out for Berbice as he led the batting attack, scoring a fabulous 77 runs. He was not alone, as his fellow opener Rampersaud Ramnauth scored 51 runs as they chased the total score to win the game within 23.3 overs.
The Essequibo outfit fell victim to Demerara’s class, as Demerara secured a 48–run victory at the Malteenoos Sports Ground.
The Essequibo outfit won the toss and elected to field first. Demerara took full advantage of their opportunity to hit 214 runs within 45.4 overs, with Zachary Jodah top-scoring with 40 runs. Along with Jonathon Van Lange’s 29 runs, Alvin Mohabir contributed 26 runs.
Golcharran Chulai, with his line and length, consistency proved to be pivotal in Essequibo’s bowling attack, as he managed to disturb his opponent’s stumps on three occasions. Myhiem Khan and Darwin Joseph each took two wickets, while Bruce Vincent, Shaziff Mohammed and Rajindra Ramballi each contributed one wicket.
Despite a man-of-the-match performance of 73 runs from Thaddeus Lovell, the Demerara bowlers showed their class with Krishna Singh and Riyad Latiff taking three wickets each; followed by Jonathon Van Lange with two wickets and Anthony Lim with one wicket.
The GCB U19 Super50 tournament continues on Tuesday, April 16.