Super Kings whip Tarouba Sports in T20
 

Trinidad & Tobago Newsday article.

Port of Spain, Trinidad - Pills & Beyond Super Kings had a winning start to the 2014 edition of the Diamond Premier League Twenty20 Tournament when they recorded a 32-run win over Tarouba Sports Club as action bowled off in late May.

Super Kings won the toss and choose to bat first and rattled up 165 runs for five wickets in their 20 overs. The competitive total was set up by opening batsmen Arvind Bissoondath (57) and Nigel Gayasingh (28) in a partnership of 92 from 12 overs. 

Tarouba, in their turn at the crease, were restricted to 133/6 in 20 overs. Number three batsman Craig Rampersad (58) and Jon Ross Jagessar (20) were the only players to offer any resistance. 

In other matches, national T20 standout Evin Lewis (56) propelled his Barrackpore United outfit to a strong 88-run victory over Debe Youth Foundation. Batting first, Barrackpore were led to 158/5 with Lewis the main contributor and Chris O’Brian chipping in with 25. Lomas Bachan was Debe’s best bowler taking 2/24. In reply, Debe Youth Foundation never settled and were whittled away for just 70 in 17.3 overs. Javed Mohammed was their top scorer with 19 while Barrackpore’s Vasisth Maharaj was the pick of the bowlers with his haul of 4/17. 

Summarised Scores. 

PILLS & BEYOND SUPER KINGS 165/5 - Nigel Gayasingh 28, Arvind Bissoondath 57, Bevon Duncan 25, Alvarado Bryce 23 beat TAROUBA SPORTS CLUB 133/6 - Craig Rampersad 58, Jon Jagessar 20; Anand Ajodha 2/18, Bevon Duncan 2/35, Damien Binwah 1/8. 

BARRACKPORE UNITED 158/5 - Evin Lewis 56, Chris O’Brian 25; Lomas Bachan 2/24 beat DEBE YOUTH FOUNDATION 70 (17.3) - Javed Mohammed 19; Vasisth Maharaj 4/17. 

SJ RAPIDS 102/2 (10) - Nicolas Sookdeosingh 62 beat JORDAN HILL JAGUARS 101/5 (15) - S Beedasie 39; S Ramkissoon 4/2. 

LOWER BARRACKPORE 119/9 (19.5) - Jerron Maniram 32, Larry Guverro 23 beat RESERVES 118/8 - Ranga Latchana 67, Yannick Ottley 17; S Sahe 2/17; Justin Kanhai 3/21. 

POTENTIAL SC 188/8 - M Smith 57, D Siew 28; A Koylass 3/28 beat UNKNOWN SC 152/5 - M Bernard 41, R Ramasran 28; R. Gatadhar 2/18. 

QUINAM ROAD 53/6 - Derwin Christian 80 not out, Omesh Ramoutar 20 beat ANGELS 132/7 - Kenton Thompson 32.

First Published In The Trinidad & Tobago Newsday.

Date: 
Sun, 06/08/2014 - 07:11