The 2013 Norman Singh Memorial second division 20/20 cricket competition for teams in West Berbice continued recently with Bush Lot United New Generation and Blairmont Community Centre both winning their first round matches to advance to round two.
At D’Edward, Bush Lot United New Generation defeated D’Edward Warriors by two wickets. Choosing to bat first, D’Edward Warriors posted 138-7 from their 20 overs with Bisham Ramkissoon (27) and Ryan Sutherland (26) among the runs. Bowling for Bush Lot United New Generation, former Berbice Under-19 off-spinner Asif Khan took 4-21 and Kris Ramnarine 2-26.
Bush Lot United New Generation, led by 76 from Dellon Joseph, replied with 139-8 from 19 Overs. Joseph’s knock included four fours and six sixes.
At Blairmont, Blairmont Community Centre beat Number 28 Warriors Boss by eight wickets. Number 28 Warriors Boss, sent in to take first strike, made 76 in 19 overs with Jermain Nicholson scoring 29. Bowling for Blairmont, Rameshwar Somwaru took 3-12 from and Ridwan Ramjohn 2-10.
Blairmont Community Centre replied with 77-2 in 15 overs with Chandrika Harrinarine leading the way with 29 not out.