Pomeroon Oil Mill win George Alphonso Memorial 10/10 title

first_imgPOWERHOUSE Pomeroon Oil Mill drilled their way to winning the George Alphonso 10/10 memorial title last Sunday at Charity Community Centre ground.Witnessed by a large crowd, the annual tournament featured four teams. In the first match, Black Scorpions stung Teneze Ferme to win by 6 runs. After batting first, the Scorpions made 120-7 from their 10 overs with an explosive 54 (5×4, 3×6) from Kaysh Rooplall. In reply, Teneze Ferme reached 114-6 from their 10 overs and fell agonisingly short despite fluent innings of 28 (4×4) from Wayne Narine and Barry Alphonso 27 (3×4).In the other play-off Pomeroon Oil Mill comfortably won against Friendship Super Kings after registering 125-3 in their 10 overs and restricted the Kings to 97-6 when their overs expired.In the final, Pomeroon Oil Mill then posted 103-7 from their 10 overs with an attacking 42 (6×4, 2×6) from Aubrey Rodrigues and Ryan Tang making 18 (3×4). Medium fast bowler Kaysho Rooplall claimed 3-21 from 2 overs for Black Scorpions.In reply, Scorpions perished for 54 all out from 9 overs as steady bowling from Jamal Narine 3-19, Aubrey Rodrigues 2-12 and Gregory Benjamin 2-15 removed the sting from the Scorpions to record a 49-run victory for the champions.At the presentation, Aubrey Rodrigues was adjudged Man-of-the-match. The Most Valuable Prize went to Eric Gomes, while Ronald Kanhai received the best batsman prize with 71 runs in the competition, and Ronaldo Joseph the best bowler’s prize with 4 wickets.The winning trophy and $60 000 went to Pomeroon Oil Mill while Black Scorpions received $30 000. Friendship Super Kings received $10 000 for placing third.The competition is played annually in honour of the late George Alphonso who formerly represented the Pomeroon Cricket Committee as a player and later as an executive member.last_img

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