With West Berbice defeating Georgetown on Saturday 7th October, 2017, Essequibo, East Coast, Upper Corentyne, East Bank, Lower Corentyne along with West Demerara continued their battle on Sunday 8th October in the sixth round of matches. In the game of Upper Corentyne versus East Bank, Upper Corentyne declared after 67 overs, scoring 291 for the loss of 3 wickets, putting them in a 313 lead over East Bank. Kandasammy Surujnarine top scored with a hefty 150 off 191 balls, Balchand Baldeo 79, and Rajiv Ivan 31. Keon Morris, Ronaldo Ali Mohamed and Mark Robe each collected 1 wicket off 51, 58 and 35 respectively. East Bank then needed 314 for victory but was unable to attain the target, putting up 227 all out after 67.1 overs. Ronaldo Ali Mohamed top scored with 96 off 90 balls while Daniel Barker added 31 and Colin Benn 30. Bowling for Upper Corentyne, Clinton Pestano and Eon Hooper picked up 2 wickets each for 23 and 53 runs separately, Sean Pereira 3 for 72, while David Latchaya and Kandasammy Surujnarine also picked up a wicket each.
Upper Corentyne won by 87 runs.
Over at Young Warriors, West Demerara saw a draw against Lower Corentyne with West Demerara declaring at 206 for 4 after 80 overs. Akshaya Persaud produced an acceptable 101 not out, while Tevin Imlach attained 60. Lower Corentyne tallied 153 all out in 77 overs with Alex Algoo 68 not out, and Kassim Khan 24. In the West Demerara bowling innings, Akshaya Persaud, Richie Looknauth, Keshram Seyhodan and Mehendra Dhanpaul seized 2 wickets each.
In the day’s play at Tuschen, Essequibo in their first innings scored 258 all out with Wijai Surujpaul 58, Kemol Savory 20 and Shivnarine Chanderpaul 91. Bowling for East Coast, young Bashkar Yadram 3 for 52 and Royston Simon 2 for 40. East Coast in their second innings are 51 for 4 with Kevin Gordon on 2 for 10 and Anthony Adams 1 for 12. East Coast leading by 82 runs with 6 wickets in hand.
Monday 9th October 2017, wraps up Essequibo versus East Coast’s final day of matches at Tuschen, in round 6 of the tournament.