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Vishnu stays on top after rainy day
Vishnu Boys maintained its position atop the Powergen Secondary Schools 50-over cricket standings with one round left, as its match against Naparima was abandoned yesterday, after the first innings due to rain. Vishnu posted a healthy 252/9 batting first at the Wilson Road Recreation Ground in Penal. Hance Kallicharan and Brandon Boodram were the top batsmen for Vishnu, scoring 75 and 50 respectively. National youth players Jovan Ali and Clevon Kalawan were the pick of the bowlers for Naps. The leaders would have been confident at the break, but the heavens opened up to end the match prematurely. Fortunately for Vishnu, the match between Barrackpore West and Princes Town West was abandoned in the second innings, keeping Vishnu on top. Before yesterday’s matches, Barrackpore was in second place, followed by Princes Town. Princes Town made 209 all out in 42 overs and the match ended with Barrackpore on 23/0 after six overs.
AT WILSON ROAD: Vishnu Boys 252/9 (50 overs) (Hance Kallicharan 75, Brandon Boodram 50, Jovan Ali 4/30, Clevon Kalawan 2/62) vs Naparima (did not bat) - Match abandoned
AT HONEYMOON PARK: Trinity East 138 (30.4 overs) (Sachin Seecharan 51, Kaleem Felix 32, Jesse Bootan 4/22, Afdal Khan 3/39, Nikolai Nyron 2/26) vs Hillview 139/7 (34.3 overs) (Travis Mungalsingh 46, Camillo Carimbocas 35 no, Brandon Sooklal 3/27) Hillview won by 3 wickets
AT CARAPICHAIMA EAST: Carapichaima East 144 (41 overs) (Anderson Phillip 50, Ryan Persad 23, Joel Sutherland 5/33, Emilo Gopaul 2/21, Kamil Pooran 2/32) vs Presentation College, Chag (did not bat) - Match abandoned
AT BARRACKPORE WEST: Princes Town 209 (42 overs) (Cephas Cooper 58, Daniel Ramkissoon 51 no, Jeron Maniram 3/30, Dillon Mohammed 2/24) vs Barrackpore West 23/0 (6 overs) - Match abandoned
AT FATIMA: (T20 match) El Dorado East 77/4 (Shaquille McDavid 30 no, Donavon Clayton 1/7) vs Fatima 78/2 (13.2 overs) (Jean-Paul Rocke 16 no, Kelly Roasles 15, Dominic Henderson 15) Fatima won by 8 wickets