Franchise League 3-day tournament

first_imgWest Demerara complete innings and 82-run win over East BankWEST Demerara completed a stunning innings and 82-run win over East Bank yesterday when the two teams completed their Round two game in the Franchise League three-day tournament, at the Tuschen Community Centre ground.Scores in the match: East Bank 171 and 141-9; West Demerara 494-7 declared.Set 323 to win, East Bank were restricted to 141-9 in 40.2 overs, after Deonarine Seegobin was unable to bat.Resuming the final day at 74-4, the remaining East Bank batsmen folded in quick succession.They lost overnight batsman Sherfane Rutherford without scoring to Romario Shepherd who finished with figures of 3-50.Tagenarine ChanderpaulHowever, the other overnight batsman, Test player Vishaul Singh was joined by Ersha Ali, and together they added 41 for the sixth wicket before spinners Akshaya Persaud and Richie Looknauth claimed the four wickets between them.Singh made 36 while Ali contributed 32. Looknauth finished with figures of 3-32 while Persaud had figures of 2-12.Earlier in the game, national opener Tagenarine Chanderpaul stroked an unbeaten 176 while Tevin Imlach crafted 103 to lead West Demerara to 494-7 declared. Shepherd supported with 55; Akshaya Persaud got 43 and Malcolm Hubbard 40.Round three commences on Friday with East Bank playing Essequibo at Everest, West Demerara facing West Berbice at Wales, East Coast hosting Georgetown at Lusignan and Lower Corentyne battling Upper Corentyne at Albion.last_img

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