Suriname maintain winning record at Division 2

Mon, Apr 11, 2011 8:06 PM


Suriname maintain winning record at Division 2
Bahamas register first win during a day interrupted by rain

On another rain interrupted day at the Owru Cul, host Suriname defeated Belize by 8 wickets in D/L method after the second interruption for rain left the host with a target of 48 from 9 0vers. Batting first after winning the toss Belize finished on 77/9 in 20 overs with Mykelt Anthony top scoring with 32 runs including 3 towering sixs. Conway Young contributed 13, but no other Belizeans batsman got into double figures.

The Suriname bowlers maintained pressured from both ends, opening bowler Troy Dudnauth bowled 4 overs at the cost of 5 runs and he claimed 1 wicket, but the chief wicket taker was Shazam RamJohn who had 3 for 16 from his 4 overs, while Vishaal Singh had 2 for 12 to further restricted the visitors.

Dudnauth continued his good all round performance at the top of the order and made a polished 25 to take his team within 6 runs of a well deserved victory and claimed the man of the match award.

At Snellenpark Bahamas won by the D/L method by 6 runs in a game that saw the teams on and off the field as the unseasonal rain continued to affect the tournament. When rain finally stopped play at 5:26pm with 6 overs completed it left Brazil 36/2 the Bahamas team 6 runs ahead.

Earlier Bahamas rallied to 102/5 from 14 overs, having been precariously poised on 67/5 in 11 overs, before Shanaka Perera 19 n/o and Whitcliff Atkinson 17, n/o lifted the total pass the 100 mark, while the Brazilians conceded 52 runs in the last 5 overs.

Brief scores:

At Orwl Cul: Belize 77/9, 20 overs (Mykelt Anthony 32, Conway Young 13; Shazam Ramjohn 3/16, Vishaul Singh 2/12)

Suriname 49/2, 7.3 overs (Troy Dudnauth 25, Shazam Ramjohn 14 n/o)

Suriname won by 8 wickets D/L method

MOM Troy Dudnauth



At Snellenpark: Bahamas 102/5, 20 overs (Albert Peters 25, Whitcliff Atkinson 19 n/o, Gregory Taylor 14)

Brazil 36/2, 6 overs (Deodat Randolph 11, Rubabul Islam 11)

Bahamas won by 6 runs D/L method

MOM: Jonathan Barry

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