September 26, 2016

Rutherford, Perez tons give DCC easy win

National Youth Players Sherfene Rutherford and Raymond Perez stuck aggressive centuries in the

Sherfene Rutherford

Sherfene Rutherford

Georgetown Cricket Association/Noble House Sea Foods second division two-day tournament on Sunday.
Playing at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC), the left- handed Rutherford made 169 while Perez struck 101 not out.
The visitors were set to resume on 49-5 in response to DCC first innings 302-2 declared, but only two players turned up at the venue on the second day; both were already dismissed, thereby granting DCC a walk over
At Everest, Gandhi Youth Organisation (GYO) managed to hold on for a draw against the host.
Set 169 for victory GYO finished on 151-9. Trevon France made 34, Alex Ramalho 31 and C. Reid 21; Shaheed Mohamed picked up four wickets while Javed Rasheed had three.
Trailing by 15, Everest scored 183 all out in their second innings. Khemraj Ramdeen scored 63 while Dwayne Adams got 49 and Troy Gonsalves 22; Trevon France grabbed 5-28 to finish with figures of 12-58.
On the opening day Everest were bowled out for 111 batting first. Mohamed got 44 as France snared 7-30. In reply GYO made 126 all out with Chris Deonarine scoring 55. Rasheed had four scalps while Akshaya Persaud, Gonsalves and Mohamed had two apiece.
Over at Maltenoes Sports Club (MSC), Alvin Castello stroked his second century in the match as Third Class managed a draw despite conceding first innings points against MSC.
Castello’s assault saw him smashing twelve fours and ten sixes in an unbeaten 151 as Third Class, batting a second time finished on 267-6 when stumps were drawn on the final day.
Yuvindra Ramnanan supported with 34 as Marcus Watkins had 2-31.
Earlier MSC resumed on 140-1 and declared on 332-8. Joseph Cupidore who began the day on 43 played a number of lovely shots in scoring 96. Shaquille Moseley made 43, Floyd Rollins 31 and Orin Forde 28; Marcus Watkins had earlier scored 60. Trevor Hossein claimed 4-37. Third Class posted 275-9 declared in their first innings with Castello scoring 137.
In the other match at Police Sports Club (PSC), Police gained a walk over from St. Stanislaus as only five players showed up for play on the second day.
Batting first on the opening day St. Stanislaus were bowled out for 68 as Vishal Jaigobin grabbed five wickets.
Police responded with 236-7. Rawl Browne got 55; Travis Belgrave claimed 4-41. St. Stanislaus were 88-5 in their second turn at the crease. Carlton Gasper made 48 as Jason Mc Almont took 2-8 and Jaigobin 2-20.

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