Stabroek News – Essequibo batted with patience and intent while the Under-17 Select XI chipped away as Essequibo closed on 267-7 after 87 overs on the first day of the second round of the Guyana Cricket Board/Hand-In-Hand Mutual Fire and Life Insurance, three-day Under-19 Inter-County competition at the Everest Cricket Club ground yesterday.

Summary

  • Essequibo batted with patience and intent while the Under-17 Select XI chipped away as Essequibo closed on 267-7 after 87 overs on the first day of the second round of the Guyana Cricket Board/Hand-In-Hand Mutual Fire and Life Insurance, three-day Under-19 Inter-County competition at the Everest Cricket Club ground yesterday.
  • Essequibo’s top order did well to score freely but while two of the top three batsmen got starts none of them were able to carry on to big scores as they battled the steamy bowling from the Select XI as well as rain intervals  for heavy rain.
  • Essequibo won the toss and elected to bat on a wicket offering little assistance but with just 10 overs bowled the rain intervened and lunch was taken with Essequibo 38-0.


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