first_imgANNA Regina Multilateral School have taken the Essequibo District title of the Guyana Cricket Board/Demerara Mutual Life Assurance Society Limited/National Sport Commission/National Secondary Schools Cricket League.By virtue of beating Essequibo Islands Secondary of Wakenaam by 51 runs at the Imam Bacchus ground, they have advanced to the semi-final of the Inter-school phase of the tournament.Anna Regina, having won the toss, decided to bat. However, the visiting team of Essequibo Islands were equally buoyant, having won the District that covers the region of Bartica, Wakenaam, Leguan and East Bank Essequibo.The Essequibo Islands team who appeared well prepared for the contest, exhibited great team work ethics in the field, which was aptly demonstrated through their accurate bowling and excellent fielding.Nevertheless, Anna Regina’s opening pair of Kamesh Lall and national youth player Sheldon Charles demonstrated resilience to rally their team to 76 without loss at the end of their allotted overs.In reply, Essequibo Islands were restricted to 25-5 off their allotted overs with Davindra Hamraj, 12, the only batsman to reach double figures.Bowling for Anna Regina Multilateral, Badesh Parsatom grabbed two wickets, while there was one wicket each for Raphael David, Lance Roberts and Kamesh Lall.last_img

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