As Upper Corentyne continued their battle against Georgetown at Port Mourant, we saw Upper Corentyne continuing their overnight score of 131 for 1 off 27.4 overs, obtaining an exceptional 440 runs at the end on 91.3 overs. Upper Corentyne’s opening batsman, Balchand Baldeo along with Rajiv Ivan produced massive centuries, 107 from 133 and 102 from 117 respectively. Kandasammy Surujnarine and David Latchaya also contributed with half century scores of 54 and 69 separately, while Joshua Ramsammy added 42 from 49 balls. On the Georgetown bowling line up, Shemroy Barrington and Steven Sankar swept up the Upper Corentyne batting line up with Barrington grabbing 6 for 38 and Sankar collected 4 for 158. Georgetown in reply attained 115 for 6 in 35 overs before the close of play. Rayond Perez scored 41 off 78 balls while Paul Wintz put up 24 from 50.
In the match between East Bank versus East Coast over at Everest Cricket ground, East Coast accumulated 184 for 3 at stumps with Bhaskar Yadram scoring 38 while Ameer Khan and Kamesh Yadram were not out on 69 and 57 individually. Bowling for East Bank, Colin Benn, Ronaldo Ali Mohamed and Sage Hathiramen took 1 wicket each.
At Tuschen we saw first place defenders Essequibo opening the batting with Kemol Savory scoring 11 and Kevon Boodie 29 before play was interrupted due to bad weather conditions.
Matches continue tomorrow at Bush Lot, Port Mourant, Everest and Tuschen from 09 00 hours.