Hillview still on top in SSCL
Hillview College stayed at the top of the PowerGen Secondary Schools Cricket League (SSCL) Premier Division with a nine-wicket win over Fatima College, in their round six match at Fatima Ground in Mucurapo, yesterday.
A five-wicket haul from off-spinner Shameer Muradali combined with leg-spinner Jesse Bootan's three scalps saw Fatima crash to 54 all out before Brandon Ramdial's 36 not out helped the visitors reach 57 for one in 13 overs.
The win ensured Hillview stayed at the top of the ten-team standings.
Close behind are Carapichaima East Secondary who beat Iere High School by 79 runs to keep the pressure on the leaders. Caps made 174 before left-arm spinner Justin Joseph's five-for helped dismiss Iere for 95.
Elsewhere, defending Premier Division champions Presentation College Chaguanas, who were last heading into yesterday's match, got their campaign back on track with a seven-wicket win over Union Claxton Bay.
El Dorado East 123 (43 overs) (Tevon Jadoo 29, Ewart Nicholson 22; Jordan Samkaran 4/28, Jonathan Singh 3/21) vs Naparima 102/2 (24 overs) (Roberto Samai 42, Justin Samkaran 36)
–Naparima won by 8 wickets chasing a revised target of 99 in 40 overs
Fatima College 54 (25 overs) (Shameer Muradali 5/13, Jesse Bootan 3/5) vs Hillview College 57/1 (13 overs) (Brandon Ramdial 36 n.o., Amrish Rampersad 14 n.o.)
–Hillview won by 9 wkts
Princes Town West 123 (28 overs) (Mike Smith 48; Stephan Wharwood 6/32) vs Trinity College East 124/1 (28 overs) (Keegan Simmons 62 n.o., Stephan Wharwood 38 n.o.)
–Trinity won by 9 wkts
Union Claxton Bay 186 (45.4 overs) (Brandon Bhim 41; Emilo Gopaul 3/42, Bryan Charles 2/28, Sachin Balai 2/26) vs Presentation College Chaguanas 152/3 (37.5 overs) (Bryan Charles 44 n.o., Sean Vialva 42)
–Pres won by 7 wkts chasing a revised target 149 in 40 overs
Carapichaima East 174 (49.4 overs) (K Castro 30, Justin Joseph 28) vs Iere High 95 (41 overs) (Justin Joseph 5/10)
–Carapichaima won by 79 runs
Barataria South 103 (27 overs) (Tion Webster 33, Carl Vialva 24 n.o.; Vikash Mohan 5/13) vs Vishnu Boy's 104/9 (36.2 overs) (Vikash Mohan 18, Vishaal Maharaj 18, Timothy Jugmohan 18 n.o.; Carl Vialva 4/22, Tion Webster 2/31)
–Vishnu won by 1 wkt
Barrackpore West 296 vs Presentation College San Fernando 118
–Barrackpore won by 178 runs
Toco Secondary beat Signal Hill Secondary
Shiva Boys 167 (49 overs) (K Lewis 57, S Gilbert 36, S Roopnarine 35; Jonathan Bootan 3/21, Joshua Clarke 2/8) vs St Mary's College 143/9 (Jamel Hunte 70 n.o.; B Nandial 3/33, S Roopnarine 2/14) –Match Drawn
Cowen Hamilton 159 (44 overs) (Lalchan Ramdath 61; Jason Henry 4/10) vs Moruga Secondary 93 (23 overs) (J Henry 30; Daniel Cooper 3/24)
–Cowen Hamilton won by 66 runs