North Stars, Blowout Unpredictable For 25 Runs
By Shawn Chedilall

North Star won the toss and there captain, Shawn Chedilall had a brief discussion with some of the senior players on the team due to the weather conditions. After the brief meeting North Star decided to bat first. Opening the batting was John Debarros and Rohit Kowlessar . The two batsmen batted cautiously because of the damp and uneven wicket, however they were scoring 6 runs per over.

Rohit, Bishal and John of North Stars.

Unpredictable bowlers were very frustrated as they were not picking up any wickets. At the end of the 13th over, North Star was 80 without loss. After the break, Rohit and John started to bat very aggressively. They managed to put up 12 more runs before Rohit was caught behind by the wicket keeper, from the first ball off  A. Dookie, Rohit was out for a well played 36 leaving the score at 92 for 1.

Joining the batting next was Bisal Harilall who opened his account with a humongous 6 off the second ball from A. Dookie. However Unpredictable  strike again, this time it was John who was caught at mid-off  for a well played 34, leaving the score at 104 for 2 in the 16th over.  Joining the batting next was Shawn Chedilall.

Bisal continued blasting the ball at all part of the ground, while Shawn was picking up the singles. Bisal and Shawn put on a partnership of 54 runs before Shawn was run out for 22 runs, leaving the score at 158 for 3 in the 23rd over. Bisal continued to keep the score moving with the help of Gavin.

However Gavin was run out in the 24th over leaving the score at 169 for 4. In the final over of the match, Bisal made his half century, throughout the game he acquired 5 six and 2 four. After that he was bowled by R. Bacchus in 24.5 over, with the final score for North Star at 174 for 5.

Bowling for Unpredictable was A. Dookie 2 for 31 in five overs and R. Bacchus 1 for 22 in three overs.

With the score at 174 for 5 Unpredictable looked very positive thinking that they could have achieved the total that North Star put up. But that was easier said than done. Opening the batting for Unpredictable was Dookie and Kemraj.

North Star took the field, as the captain turn to his two opening bowlers; He instructed Bisal Hiralall and Rohit Kowlessar to bowl the ball on the stump because of the condition of the pitch.  Opening the bowling was Bisal Hiralall who struck immediately in his first over picking up the wicket of Dookie, with the score at 2 for 1 in the first over.

Then it was North Star all-rounder Rohit Kowlessar, who struck in his first over picking up 2 wickets with his maiden over. Unpredictable never recover with none of their batsmen in double figure. Rohit rip the heart of Unpredictable batting line up. Unpredictable was all out for 25 run, with only 14 runs off the bat.

Leading the bowling for North Star was Rohit Kowlessar 5 overs, 2 maidens, 7 runs and 6 wickets. He was also supported by Bisal Hariall 5 overs, 2 maidens, 7 runs and 2 wickets. After the game, the captain congratulated the entire team for an extraordinary win and to keep up the hard work and dedication towards the game of cricket.

Next Generation Stop Champions
By Ragindra Dhaniram

Next Generation won the toss and decided to bat first and after a slow start and lost a few wicket early, Champion was on top. But in the end of 25 overs Next Generation manage to score 159 for 9.

B. Panindranauth top score with 47, K. Khan 30 and S Joseph 20 where the main scorer. Champion bowler was M. Boodhoo who got 3 wickets, I. Mohammed and R. Baran took 2 each.

In reply Champion got a great batting lineup and a very good start, scoring on run rate. At the end of the18th over, Champion had the game set up for a win and just needed another 50 runs in 7 overs and 5 wickets in hand .

But Champions was destroyed by a strong bowling lineup from Next generation. The last five wickets fell for just 10 runs. Ragindra Dhaniram took 5 for 10 in 3.2 overs, Mohamed Azez 2 for 21, S Dhaniram, N Seepersaud and S Rampersaud took 1 each. In the end Champion only manage to score 119 all out in 20.2 overs.

Next Generation took their record for the year to five wins and one loss.

Next Generation cricket team would like to thank the two umpires Mr. Milton Pydana and Mr. Anthony Simpson for doing a very great game, keep up the good work. Hope to get more guys like you.

Survival Hammered By Crown XI
By Shaheed Behari

Crown XI moves onto playoff by defeating Survival. Crown XI won the toss and send Survival to bat first. Opening batting for Survival was I. Sallo and S. Dhani, Dhani was out in the second over. The main score for Survival is E. Haroon with 25 runs and Mahendra Hariraj with 16 runs.

Bharat Singh of Crown XI struck an unbeaten 58.

Bowling for Crown XI is D. Behari 1for 24 Raheem Gafoor 1 for 16, Raymond Williams 3 for 21,  S.Alli 2 for 16 and Bharat Singh 2 for 29.

Survival was bowled out for 107 runs in 17th overs. Crown XI replied with 110 runs in 14th over for the loss of 3 wickets. Batting for Crown XI was Sonna Harichand who scored 19; Bharat Singh 58 runs not out and S. Persaud not out for 17runs.

Young Warriors win Big
Roy Jaikaran

Dara Mangal destroy Evolution with a stroke fill innings of 103 runs, this now gave Young Warriors 4 wins and a chance for the playoffs with one game remaining. Young Warriors batting first made 181 runs for 4 wickets in their allotted 25 overs.

Dara Mangal superb knock of 103 runs and C. Rupnarine made 23 runs were the main scorers for Young Warriors. T. Jagroop was the best bowler for Evolution with 2 wickets for 30 runs in 5 overs.

Evolution reply with 129 runs all out in 22.1 overs. F. Alli was the best batsman for Evolution with 36 runs, while Roy Jaikaran took 3 wickets for 20 runs, S Persaud 2 wickets for 15 runs and V. Beresford with 2 wickets for 28 runs, were the best bowlers for Young Warriors. Young Warriors is now with 4 wins and 2 losses.

25 Over Championship Sixth Week Match Summaries
Sunday May 15, 2011

Division I
Goodfellas defeat Triumph

Triumph 120 all out
R. Singh 25, R. Ramnauth 15, Ganesh 14
R. Evelyn 4-22, B. Manniram 2-4, P. Virapen 2-10
Goodfellas 121 for 5
B. Manniram 51, P. Virapen 23
B. Singh 2-12, B. Deopaul 2-13

Bhola Pahalad had match figures of 4 for 10. Photo By Shiek Mohamed

United Stars defeat Sheffield
United Stars 217 for 5
Amar Singh 89, R. Ivan 34, Bobby Pahalad 28 n/o, V. Seonarine 21 n/o
E. Bascomb 2-46
Sheffield 73 for 8
Bhola Pahalad 4-10

New Horizon defeat Phantom
New Horizon 130 all out
R. Singh 29, C. Gunraj 25, A. Khan 18
J. Salim 4-42, Harold 2-12
Phantom 124 all out
T. Singh 29, Sasenarine 16, J. Salim 15 n/o, S. Singh 14
Khemraj 3-28, C. Gunraj 3-29

Titans defeat Horizon

Horizon 102 all out
O. Jackson 28, K. Williams 24
K. Roopnarine 3-18, C. Hiralall 2-16
Titans 104 for 2
S. Khan 36 n/o, Z. Hamid 35 n/o, R. Rafeek 20
J. Jackson 2-23

Assassins defeat Looney Tune XI

Division IIA
National defeat Apollo XI

Nationals 191 all out
V. Kolandwell 42, F. Ulla 32, R. Durga 27, S. Ulla 23
Roger 3-30, Ako 2-12, Navin 2-22, Shawn 2-39
Apollo XI 131 all out
F. Ulla 4-3, S. Singh 3-14

T Bros Superstars defeat P M All Stars
T Bros Superstars 157 all out
A. Singh 60, Sunil 14
Rohit 4-25, M. Singh 2-21, K. Budram 2-24
P M All Stars 98 all out
S. Hemant 47, M. Steve 21
Suraj 3-4, Sunil 3-23, Elvis 2-13

Knight Rider defeat Unity
Unity 174 for 9
V. Persaud 47, S. Sookhoo 37, V. Singh 25
T. Hardial 3-43, Hassan 2-23
Knight Riders 177 for 6
T. Hardial 92 n/o, J. Jerrick 40, A. Singh 22
V. Mc Lennon 3-40

East Coast XI defeat Invaders
East Coast XI 218 for 8
N. Tulsiram 62, S. Singh 33, S. Ragnadan 24
N. Vick 2-27, A. Drickpaul 2-28
Invaders 176 all out
A. Drickpaul 38, Vijay 25, Rajesh 22
N. Harold 3-28, R. Rampaul 2-29, J. Persaud 2-37

Wolfpack defeat Crushers
North Stars defeat Unpredictable

Division IIB
Crown XI defeat Survival

Survival 107 all out
E. Haroun 25, M. Hariraj 16, Rishi 13, W. Mohamed 13
R. Williams 3-21, S. Ali 2-16, B. Singh 2-29
Crown XI 110 for 3
B. Singh 58 n/o, S. Harichand 19, S. Persaud 17 n/o

Golden Stars defeat Cricket International
Cricket International 106 all out
R. Jagdeo 24, R. Khandai 20, N. Khan 13
Golden Stars 110 for 4
N. Collins 42 n/o, D. Peters 23

Queens United defeat Better Hope B
Better Hope B 147 for 8
M. Mahabir 44, M. Singh 31, N. Ramroop 16
P. Mohan 3-27, Z. Zaya 2-15, D. Singh 2-19
Queens United 151 for 7
K. Singh 37, P. Mohan 28, J. Mohanlall 26, R. Gopaul 27
J. Mahabir 4-3, A. Singh 2-20

Vipers defeat Young Brothers

Vipers 149 all out
D. Boodhoo 56, G. 31
K. Ramoutar 5-19, T. Dhanraj 2-23, H. Sookdeo 2-24
Young Brothers 53 all out
V. Gunga 12
H. Hulsai 4-13, D. Boodhoo 3-12

Falcons defeat Caribbean Boys
Caribbean Boys 109 for 8
Richard 21, Delroy 21
V. Ramnarine 3-9, E. Bissoon 3-18
Falcons 111 for 1
N. Tiwari 50 n/o, A. Khan 33, S. Ally 25 n/o
Sunil 1-20

Legends defeat Rising Sun
Legends 161 for 9
D. jagnarine 71, B. Kalika 28
M. Somai 3-25, R. Rampersaud 2-19
Rising Sun 121 for 8
J. Rampersaud 30, Terry 20
D. Veliadam 3-7, C. Roopnarine 2-12

Buccaneers defeat Flasherz Square
Flasherz Square 141 for 8
Kevin 41, Andrew 27
D. Bissessar 2-16, R. Hardowar 2-21, C. Persaud 2-23
Buccaneers 143 for 7
Sundar 31, V. Angad 25, M. Seoupal 24
Avinash 3-9, Swammy 2-23

Young Warriors defeat Evolution
Young Warriors 181 for 4
D. Mangal 103, C. Roopnarine 23
T. Jagroop 2-29
Evolution 129 all out
F. Ali 36, S. Singh 19
R. Jaikaran 3-22, S. Persaud 2-15, V. Bresford 2-27

Next Generation defeat Champions