The winning spree continues for the Men in Blue as Richmond Hill Liberty and Liberty Lions won their respective matches in the ongoing New York Cricket League (NYCL) 30 & 40 overs Cricket Leagues. Satish Dwarka 64 (38), Dino Chooweenam 65 (25), Azeemuddin Khan 68 (80) led the batting performances while Avo Yogeshwar Singh 3/23, Keron Sewnarine 3/25, Tegana Mc Kenzie 3/43 starred with the ball in hand. Moreover, Satish Dwarka, Dino Chooweenam, and Dominique Rikki, 43 runs and 3 wickets win prestigious man-of-the-match awards.
NYNCL 30 overs Saturday Tournament 2021
Liberty Lions: 261/6 (30.0 Overs) Beat Ocean 11 CC: 95/10 (22.4 Overs) By 166 Runs
Liberty Lions won the toss and elected to bat first in what proved to be a one-sided affair as they thrashed the opposition side with a huge margin. Openers laid the foundation to a mammoth total and the following batsmen continued to play their part in the carnage. A collected batting effort led by Satish Dwarka blistering half-century at a fiery strike rate of 168 and a late devastating cameo by Paul Wintz 34 off just 17 balls helped their team post 261 in just 30 overs. Oceans 11, in reply chasing a target of 262 at 8.7 required run rate was blown away by the bowling unit of Liberty Lions as every bowler added a wicket to their tally while Avo Yogeshwar Singh took 3 wickets in 4.4 overs giving away just 23 runs. Satish Dwarka earned the MOM award for his scintillating performance with the bat as Liberty Lions amass two crucial points in the league.
Richmond Hill Liberty: 212/8 (30.0 OVERS) Won by 64 Runs Against Friend’s XI: 149/10 (23.3 OVERS)
Richmond Hill Liberty opted to bat first and scored 77 in 6 overs before losing their first wicket of Dino Chooweenam who ripped apart the Friends XI’s bowlers as he scored 65 runs upfront in 25 balls, taking the pressure off from the following batsmen. Some handy contributions along with a crucial 30 from Keron Sewnarine’s bat took the team to 212 for 8. In return, 3 wickets each for Dino Chooweenam, Keron Sewnarine, and 2 wickets for Javein Thomas confined the batting contingent to 149. Dino Chooweenam collected the MOM award for his 65 runs and 3 wickets while RHL notched another thumping victory to ensure their no 1 spot at group A table.
Caribbean Fest 40 Overs Tournament 2021 Season
Richmond Hill Liberty: 222/9 (40.0 Overs) beat New York Titans: 205/10 (37.5 Overs) by 17 runs
Richmond Hill Liberty remains the invincible side of Group B of 40 overs league as they defended a low score against New York Titans. Batting first after calling the coin correctly the team’s top order made sure to collect enough runs to defend before the tail was removed in quick succession by the opposition side. Azeemuddin Khan played a fighting knock of 68 in 80 balls while Dominique Rikki (43) and Latchman Bisram (35) aided to their team’s total of 222 for 9 in the first innings. In reply Nazmul Siddique Dehan’s 72 at one staged posed a threat but Dominique Rikki and Tegana McKenzie’s splendid display of bowling ensured victory for their side as both the bowlers grasped 3 wickets in the process. Dominique Rikki was awarded the MOM award for his brilliant all-around performance.