UG con­tin­ues un­beaten run

-Dhan­ram, Dod­son in the runs

Stabroek News - - SPORT -

The Univer­sity of Guyana (UG) con­tin­ues their im­pres­sive run in the New Build­ing So­ci­ety (NBS) Ge­orge­town Cricket As­so­ci­a­tion (GCA) 40 - overs sec­ond di­vi­sion com­pe­ti­tion by notch­ing up two wins over the week­end.

UG on Satur­day, thumped Po­lice by a mam­moth 146 runs on the back of a fine cen­tury from Omesh Dhan­ram who slammed 133 af­ter UG were sent in and piled on 350 be­fore be­ing dis­missed in the 40th over.

Dhan­ram was sup­ported by the con­sis­tent Keron Sew­nar­ine (59) and Suresh Dhanai (56) as the stu­dents piled it on.

Bowl­ing for the law­men, off-spin­ner Jason Heyliger took 3-50 while leg-spin­ner Vishal Jaigobin had 3-61.

Po­lice in re­sponse got off to a blaz­ing start as Na­tional Youth Player Alex Al­goo (30) was se­vere on any­thing within hit­ting range, his in­nings lasted 10 balls and con­sisted of five (5) max­i­mums.

His dis­mal how­ever set the host back and they were even­tu­ally dis­missed in 28.1 overs for 204. Andrew Lyght Jr., stroked 59 and Mark Gon­salves 43.

Off-spin­ner Den­nis Hey­wood took 4-33 and he was ably sup­ported by seamer Ray New­ton 2-32.

UG on Sun­day con­tin­ued their dom­i­nant show­ing by record­ing a com­pre­hen­sive 110 runs vic­tory over min­nows Diplo­mats Cricket Club.

The stu­dents can­tered to 231 for seven in the 25 overs re­duced game as Dwayne Dod­son missed out on a well-de­served cen­tury af­ter be­ing dis­missed for 91.

He found sup­port from Linden Austin (67) and Mel­roy Stephenson (24). Diplo­mats strug­gled in their chase and were bun­dled out for 121 in 24.5 overs as Den­nis Hey­wood took (3-17) and Dod­son (3-15) com­bined to route their coun­ter­parts.

UG has so far won all four of their matches and are well on their way to se­cur­ing a berth in the semi­fi­nals. Ac­tion in the com­pe­ti­tion con­tin­ues this week at var­i­ous grounds around Ge­orge­town.

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