Contrasting half-centuries from Trevon Stanislaus and Jamaal Frank led Young Warriors Cricket Club (YWCC) to first innings points over Sisters CC in a rain-interrupted first round match of the New York Business Group (NYBG) two innings Under-19 cricket competition organised by the Berbice Cricket Board (BCB).
Jamaal Frank (left) and Trevon Stanislaus
Sisters won the toss and batted first, scoring 148 all out 27 overs. The only partnerships of worth were the third wicket of 30 between Julian Bennett and N. Amarally, and C. Byass and Amarally’s 37 for the fifth wicket. Extras topscored with 37. Amarally made 29, and Byass 26. Bowling for the visitors, Kris Bahadur took 3-30 off seven overs, Jamal Frank 2-6 off two and Shazim Gafoor 2-4.
In reply, Berbice Under-17 opener Alex Algoo went cheaply for three after putting on 22 for the first wicket with Bahadur. Trevon Stanislaus joined Bahadur and added 26 for the third wicket. YWCC found themselves in deep trouble at 101-6 before Frank joined Stanislaus and added a blistering partnership of 150 for the seventh wicket. Frank slammed a robust 83 with eight fours and six sixes. Stanislaus, who held the innings together, was the ninth wicket out for 84 with 14 fours. Wilson took 6-40 off nine overs and D. Lewis 2-40 off six.