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Domestic 50 overs
cricket resumes today
after a break for the Car-
nival festivities. The top
national clubs will all be
gearing up for action but
will be missing the Red
Force players, as they are
currently doing battle in
the West Indies Cricket
Board (WICB) Profes-
sional Cricket League
Powerhouse Queen s
Park will be hosting Vic-
toria and they are expect-
ed to continue their
unbeaten run. The
Parkites have won both
their matches thus far
and newcomers Victoria
despite boasting the likes
of William Perkins and
Sherwin Ganga, will find
it hard to stop them.
team PowerGen will have
a more difficult battle, as
they host Merryboys at
Syne Village in Penal.
PowerGen who has been
in terrific form at the
start of the season with
two massive wins under
their belts, will be with-
out skipper Jason
Mohammed. The right
hander who is currently
in Guyana leading the
T&T Red Force scored
two hundreds in the first
two games, that powered
the southerners to over
300 runs batting first.
The third unbeaten
team Alescon Comets
will make the long jour-
ney to Tableland, South
East Trinidad, where they
will battle the up and
coming rural team.
Comets have surprisingly
won both their games to
date but will sorely miss
Victoria seeks to end Parkites' perfect start
Q.P.C.C vs VICTORIA at the Oval.
POWERGEN PENAL vs MERRYBOYS at Syne Village.
JENEXCON TABLELAND vs ALESCON COMETS at
T&T PRISONS SERVICE vs FC CLARKE ROAD
Steven Katwaroo who is
on national duties.
In other matches, FC
Clarke Road United will
look to young Mark Deyal
to continue his prolific
form, as they bid to reg-
ister their first win of the
season. They will be trav-
eling to the East looking
to arrest their slide, when
they meet Prisons,
another new team on the
All matches get off at
Ewart Nicholson scored an aggressive century
on the opening day of the TTCB Premiership
three-day clash for his team PowerGen against
Merryboys at Syne Village in Penal yesterday.
Nicholson stroked 147 which allowed his team
to declare at 360 for seven and at the close of play
Merryboys were 30 without loss. The right hander
faced 138 balls and struck 19 fours and three sixes.
Also among the runs were Ancil Bhaggan with an
unbeaten 65 and Guyanese import Royston Crandon
At the Oval, newcomers Victoria held their own
against the powerful Queen s Park although they
lost first innings honours. Batting first, they made
149 all out with national player William Perkins
striking 47. His was the only score of note as the
medium pace of Javon Searles was too much for
the visitors. The Barbadian Searles ripped apart
the batting to finish with the excellent figures of
When Queen s Park batted, they did not find
run scoring easy and closed on 170 for nine.
Nicholas Pooran top scored with 37, while Terrence
Hinds 34 and Sunil Narine 29 also contributed.
Andre Bryce was the pick of the bowlers for the
southerners and claimed 6/64.
Down at Tableland, Comets just got past the
home team to claim first innings lead. Tableland
took first strike and made 105 all out with Adrian
Cooper getting 43. Bryan Charles did the damage
Comets in reply got only 132 with Barbadian
Kenroy Williams making 42 and Roston Primus
34. Uthman Muhammad the former Queen s Park
and fringe national player took 6/28.
At Arouca, Mark Deyal continued his fine season
for First Citizens Clarke Road with another good
allround performance. He grabbed 2/19 with his
off-spinners as Prisons made 159 all out. He then
scored an unbeaten 31 in Clarke Road s reply of
All matches will continue next Saturday and
conclude on Sunday. The teams will now focus
on the Pemiership 50 overs tournament today.
Nicholson bangs century
At the Oval: Victoria Utd 149 all out (William Perkins
47, Javon Searles 6/33, Tion Webster 3/24) vs QPCC
170/9 (Nicholas Pooran 37, Terrence Hinds 34, Sunil
Narine 29, Andre Bryce 6/64, Garey Mathurin 2/53).
At Syne Village: PowerGen 360/7 dec (Ewart
Nicholson 147, Ancil Bhaggan 65no, Royston Crandon
42, Gregory Mahabir 30, Aneil Kanhai 2/104) vs
At Tableland: Tableland Utd 105 (Adrian Cooper 43,
Brian Pegus 19, Bryan Charles 5/42) & 91/3 (Akiel
Cooper 34no) vs Comets 132 all out (Kenroy Williams
42, Roston Primus 34, Uthman Muhammad 6/28).
At Arouca: Prisons 159 all out (Denzil James 35, Idris
Mohammed 30, A Mohammed 21, Kissoondath
Magram 3/38, Kerwyn Sirju 3/24, Mark Deyal 2/19,
Anderson Phillip 2/19) vs FC Clarke Road 122/4 (Kjorn
Ottley 44, Kerry Holness 34, Mark Deyal 31no, Javed
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