Friendship Secondary registered a comfortable victory over Camille’s Institute to book a place in the final of the 2016 edition of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) National Secondary School Cricket League (NSSCL). It was a huge win as Camille’s Institute are the defending East Bank Demerara champions.
Playing at Everest ground, Camille’s Institute batted first but Levi Maggie’s effort limited them to 103 all out off 21.3 overs. John Pulley contributed 26 as he was the only batsman to offer any resistance .Maggie returned figures of 4/18 as he made sure his team did not have to big a target to chase. Also among the wickets for Friendship was Orlando Ghisiawan took 2/14 and Jonathan Jagdeo had 2/17.
In reply, the confident Friendship team chased their target with relative ease as the finished on 104/4 in 22.3 overs with Jeremiah Benjamin leading the way with 36. Lallbachan Arjune supported well with 20. Davendra Sankarsing took two of the wickets to fall bowling for a dejected Camille Institute outfight. Friendship awaits the winner of the Diamond versus Soesdyke match which will be played today, Tuesday, at Everest ground.
Over on the West Coast of Demerara, Zeeburg registered a comprehensive nine wicket victory over Stewartville as the West Coast Demerara zone of the NSSCL got underway last Friday. Batting first, the hapless Stewartville Secondary batsmen limped to 54 all out in 11.5 overs. Bowling for Zeeburg, Andre Seepersaud took 4/10 while Nathan Bradford had 2/14.
Zeeburg then eased their way to 57 for the loss of one wicket with Parmanand Prabhudyal scoring an unbeaten 35.
Matches continue today, 25th October in Georgetown with Freeburg playing Central High at GNIC, New Cambellville takes on Winifred’s Secondary at Muslim Youth Organistion gorund, South Riumveldt battles Lodge Secondaryat GCC, David Rose plays Tucville at DCC while at Everest, Soesdyke faces Diamond Secondary the second semi-final of the East Bank Demerara zone.