GCC beat GDF by an innings and 142 runs

first_img…Johnson hits second consecutive centuryTHE Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) produced a clinical performance to whipped GDF by an innings and 142 runs in the latest round of the GISE/Star Party Rental/Trophy Stall First-Division two-day match yesterday at the Georgetown Cricket Club, ground Bourda.Scores in the match: GDF 87 and 94; GCC 323-4 declared.Earlier, play was delayed by almost three hours due to rain. However, when the second days play resumed, the hosts took their overnight 274-2 to 323-4 declared, an overall first innings lead of 236runs.Overnight batsmen, former West Indies batsman and current Guyana Jaguars Captain Leon Johnson and Mavindra Dindyal took the total to 322, a third-wicket stand of 176 runs during which the left-handed Johnson registered his century. It was his second consecutive century since the tournament resumed.On the other hand, Dindyal, who was one of three Guyanese who toured with the West Indies Under-16 squad recently to the UK, took his overnight, from 60, to 68 before he was trapped leg before to Joshua Jones. Ronaldo Ali-Mohamed was then stumped off Leon Andrews without scoring.His dismissal triggered the declaration, leaving Johnson unbeaten on 108. His innings lasted for 123 balls with seven fours and six maximums.At that point, the visitors’ temperament and mental toughness to perform with the bat was always going to be under pressure. However, against a good bowling attack, GDF batsmen failed for a second time in two days.They succumbed to off-spinner Stephon Wilson, who ripped the heart of their batting lineup, claiming 5-45, to follow up his first innings figures of (3-38).\Damion Waldron (22), former Guyana Under-19 all-rounder, Jones (20) and Randy Lindore (19), reached double figures for the Soldiers. Timothy McAlmont, Johnson and Zachary Jodah all clamied a wicket apiece in the commanding win.last_img read more

O’Sullivan and Selby to do battle for UK Championship

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