Mahaicony Secondary defeated Novar Secondary by 23 runs to claim the Mahaicony Zone title of the 2015/2016 Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) National Secondary School Cricket League (NSSCL) sponsored by Bank’s DIH Ltd’s Coco Cola Rainforest Water along with Digicel.
Batting first, Mahaicony Secondary amassed 184/8 in their 30 overs. Top scoring for them was Rondell Daniels who struck 48. He was well supported by Javale Fraser who made 34. Bowling for Novar Secondary, Jeremiah Sam had respectable figures of 3/28.
In their turn at the crease, the Novar Secondary batsmen showed their intent to chase the target as they maintained a run rate of over 6 runs per over throughout their innings. However, Javale Fraser was introduced into attack and manage to take wickets at regular interval as Novar Secondary were eventually dismissed for 161 in just 24.1 overs. Jeremiah Sam top scored with 36 while Fraser ended with excellent figures of 4/20. Mahaicony Secondary will now face the winner of the Mahaica Zone.
The NSSCL continues with Bygeval Secondary and Hope Secondary clashing in the Mahaica Zone final at the Fairfield ground; and the North Georgetown winners, Chase Academy, will face East Georgetown Zone champions, St Joseph’s High School at Everest.