[www.inewsguyana.com] – Police Sports Club on Saturday night (May 17) arrest the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) team by winning the Georgetown Cricket Association organized Ansa McAl’s Carib beer first division T20 title. The title was their first one since winning the Berbice Police in 1987 at Bourda Ground.
Winning the toss and choosing to bat first, GCC skipper Robin Bacchus lost his wicket early in the match but the team managed to reach 118 for 7 from their allotted 20 overs.
The Police Sports Club won by eight wickets with thirty balls to spare and saw Troy Benn 3-20 and Randolph Knights 2-25 taking the early wickets that put the police on top.
In reply, Police Sports Club made 120-2 from 15 overs, opening batsman Rawle Browne made an unbeaten 68 runs backed by Ricardo Adams who made an unbeaten 33 and finished the match in style by taking 25 runs off the over that was bowled Gavin Singh, which include two huge six and two fours.
Georgetown Cricket Association President Roger Harper thanked Ansa McAl Carib Beer for their continued support of sports in Guyana, he also thanked all the teams that participated and hope more come onboard for the next tournament.
Police took home $110,000, two cases of Carib Beer and a trophy as GCC collected $70,000 and a trophy. The Man-of-the-Match trophy along with the Best Batsman in final and fielder with the most dismissals in the final was given to Rawle Browne while Troy Benn collected the best bowler prize in the final. Other prizes were given to players for outstanding performers in the early stages of the preliminary rounds.