Patentia/Belle View draw first blood in close encounter

first_imgPATENTIA/Belle View Under-19 cricket team defeated Zeelugt Cold Fusion in a closely-contested encounter, played on Saturday at the Zeelugt Cricket Club ground.The 30-over fixture saw Cold Fusion batting first and being dismissed for 139 off 24 overs with Mark Mohabir hitting a top score of 44. He was ably supported by Abbas Allie with 21. N. Rajpat took five for 21 for the visitors while Deo Singh ended with four for 15.In reply, Patentia achieved the target in 25.3 overs, losing nine wickets in the process. Skipper Ryan Seecharran led the way with an attacking 27, while man-of-the-match, Rajpat, also starred with the bat, scoring 26.Both teams displayed great potential and camaraderie. The next match is scheduled to be played at the Patentia ground on a date to be announced.The two-team competition, which is organised by Das of Patentia and Boodnarine Persaud of Cold Fusion Cricket Club of Zeelugt ,will be played over five games.last_img