Nandu, Crandon help JB Masters to 2 victories

Guyana and West Indies Under-19 all-rounder Matthew Nandu and former Guyana and West Indies One-Day player Royston Crandon churned out excellent performances for JB Masters in the continuation of the 2022 Toronto District Cricket Association Super9 50-over competition.

Royston Crandon

On Saturday, at King City, JB Masters beat Toronto Cricket Club by 177 runs while at the Iceland venue the following day, JB Masters whipped Mississauga Ramblers by nine wickets. For Saturday’s game, Crandon slammed a cameo 33-ball 58 laced with five sixes and four fours while Nandu hit 46 as their team piled up a massive 308-8 from their 50 overs and then bowled out Toronto Cricket Club for 131 in the 28th over. Other notable scorers were Canadian player Saad Bin Zafar with 76 while skipper Varun Sehdev contributed 53. Seamer Matthew Seepersaud grabbed three wickets for 61 from his maximum 10 overs. In Toronto’s innings, Raghu Soogoor made 50 as Trinidadian fast bowler Allert Atiba took 4-39 while leg-spinner Kairav Sharma had 3-26 from six overs.

Matthew Nandu

On Sunday, Nandu scored an unbeaten, impressive 36 as JB Masters got the better of Mississauga Ramblers in 11 overs. The Ramblers combine only made 64 off 28 overs, with Jash Shah scoring 20. Sharma led the way with 3-9 from four overs while Sehdev collected 3-16 in his eight-over spell. Sheel Patel also claimed 2-14 from six overs. Another ex-Guyana fast bowler Jeremy Gordon represented JB Masters as well and took 1-5 from three overs. Gordon has represented Canada at the highest level. The competition continues on Sunday as JB Masters collide with Centurions Cricket Club at King City.