Top Line, Bachelor XI victory in Success Games
Kaieteur News – Over the course of three days, the day was dominated by excellent performances and sports, harmony and respect. The results of the games have left some wounds, but also left marks of achievements and solidarity among not only those who participated in the games, but members of the community. The games in the Open category, Married Men XI versus Bachelor XI were played on Success land, East Coast Demerara, recently.
At the Open meeting, Lineman and Success Plan featured a number of talented players in the softball arena; however, Top Line defeated 110 runs. Top Line won the toss and elected to take the first strike, accruing a large total of 219 of its 20 assigned overs. Fazal Rafeek made a compelling 92, while he had the support of Tai Singh 43. Bowling Plan for Success, Suraj Budhoo and Kevin Olford picked up two for 30 and two for 33 respectively.
Fazal Rafiek returned with the ball to claim three for 16, while Leo Singh and Dayram Ramnauth grabbed three for 23 and two for 18 respectively as the Success Plan was bundled for 109 in 13 overs. Kevin Olford made 32.
In the other traditional game, Bachelors XI made light work of what appeared to be a mammoth total against Married Men XI. Married Man XI opted to take the first strike and scored 174 for nine off their 15 overs. Ravi Ramnauth made 49 and Suraj Boodhoo 32; Seepersaud (just the name provided) bagged four for 24 off three overs and Kelvin Orford two for 33 off three overs.
In response, Bachelor XI crossed the line 14 overs for losing three wickets. Travis Fung scored 84 not out and Orford 53.
Due to inclement weather the game was postponed over 35 years. It’s been 21 years and counting since this activity was part of the Success community and the Organizers would like to say a big thank you to the following individuals / businesses who have generously contributed to making the event this has been successful over the years and continues to be supportive; Jai Keshan Construction, Prosperity Taxi Service, Chung Man Taxi Service, R&B Construction and Anand Persaud.