LED by two sensational spells of bowling from left-arm spinner Daniel Mootoo and medium-pacer Qumar Torrington, hosts Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) easily disposed of their opponents, Gandhi Youth Organisation (GYO) by seven wickets in the GCA/American Youth Premier Cricket League Under-19 competition yesterday.Despite missing two of their top players, Ashmead Nedd and Sachin Singh, who both joined the West Indies Under-19 training camp in Antigua, the Queenstown-based side won their fourth in four games.The diminutive, Mootoo, who was surprisingly left out of the Demerara Under-17 squad in the just concluded Inter-County tournament, had figures of 5-12 in 6.1 overs while Torrington claimed 4-13 off six overs. Left-arm spinner Ricardo Percival (1-8), was the other successful bowler.Deciding to bat first, the visiting batsmen failed to put up any fight, and their team were bowled out for 80 in 34.1 overs. Only Shay Narine (15) reached a double figure, in a total disappointing batting display where the batsmen generally failed to build any meaningful partnerships.The run chase was quite easy, as the home team reached 81-3 in 17 overs. They lost Ezekiel Wilson, leg-before-wicket to Mohamed Khan for four, at 24-1.However, Inderjeet Nanan and Alphuis Bookie then took the score to 72 – a partnership which took the game away completely away from GYO.Nanan made 21 while Bookie contributed 23 before both were dismissed to Rohan Sukhnandan and Safeek Deonarine respectively.Garrick Persaud and the right-hander Nkosi Beaton who slammed 135 against Queen’s Collage last Thursday, were left unbeaten on two and seven respectively when the winning target was achieved.The tournament continues today.
Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Georgia Oboh Oboh was on the verge of missing the cut at the San Lameer Golf Club, Durban, until she rallied to make the weekend draw by producing a day two round of 73 after an opening 80.She eventually ended in 27th position out of the 76 field of players. South African Leján Lewthwaite, who stepped up to the Sunshine Ladies Tour winner’s circle with a dramatic play-off victory over young GolfRSA amateur Kajal Mistry, won the South African Masters.The outing in Durban was an improvement on the tour for the 18-year-old player and she will be hoping to improve on that by making a big impression in her maiden event of the season at the ActewAGL Classic in CanberraOboh became the first Nigerian lady professional golfer on the LET after scaling through the qualifying school at the Lalla Meryem Tour School in Morocco in December last year. By Olawale AjimotokanGeorgia Oboh made a huge lift on the Ladies European Tour (LET) by finishing in 27th place at the South African Women’s Masters in Durban at the weekend.It was the first cut on the LET by the Nigerian and will be an impetus as she heads for Australia for the ActewAGL Classic at the Royal Canberra Golf Club this week.