November 24, 2014

Lusignan crowned ECCB U-15 champs

Members of the successful Lusignan team pose with officials of the club and the ECCB

Members of the successful Lusignan team pose with officials of the club and the ECCB

Lusignan Cricket Club was crowned champions of the East Coast Cricket Board (ECCB) 2014 Under-15 competition after they defeated Ogle Cricket Club by 17 runs on Sunday.

Lusignan won the toss and batted first, registering 191-8 from their allotted 40 overs. Opening batsmen Anil Singh (21) and Avin Gangadin (18) added 52 runs for thr first wicket. Lusignan, however, slipped to 79-4 in 22 overs before recovering to reach their eventual score. Robin Singh (32) and Mike Persaud (31) were the main scorers, while Vishal Moonchan and Bisham Mohabir were the chief wicket-takers with figures of 2-22 and 2-43 respectively.

In reply, the Ogle youngsters were bowled out for 174 in 35 overs with Nand Sanicharan hitting a topscore of 53. Bowling for Lusignan, Sean Persaud took 3-24, while Mike Persaud and Singh bagged two wickets each.

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