EACA Power 40 Third Round Preview: Unbeaten Liberty Meet Tricky Galaxy

Liberty SC will face newcomers Galaxy in third round of the EACA Power 40 competition.  Liberty will be brimming with confidence following wins in the two rounds to date.  Galaxy wont be offering many freebies if any as they have showed that they belong, with win in Round I and a narrow defeat in Round II to  Richmond Hill CC.

Round II saw Big Apple open its campaign with a commanding 10 wicket win over Phantoms. Batting first Phantoms were restricted to 76, with only V Murali getting to double figures. Seamer Telston Johnson was in ruthless form with 8-2-12-4, as he had Hemendra Ramdihall for support with 4-0-6-3. For Big Apple openers Francis Mendonca 41and Rex Ramoutar 20 made light work of the target with 12 overs.

MMZ were much of the same vein from the first round as they routed NY Centurion for 68 in 16.3 overs. The new ball pair of Amarnauth Persaud and Rocky Kowchai accounting for the early inroads with 7-1-12-3 and 6-1-18-2 respectively. Richie Sieuchan following up his 196 not out with an unbeaten 53 to complete a nine wicket victory in 10.4 overs.

Hillside scored 296/9 with Z Khan stroking an unbeaten 139 showing no mercy to Long island United. Bowling for LIUCC B Jalal has 4/60, A Khan 2/38 and A Ariz 2/50. LIUCC were never in the hunt as the could only manage 115, B Zia 34 and A Alvi 26 offering little resistance. For Hillside the wickets were shared with R Latcha and K Ramlakhan 2/19 each and G Mangal 2/20.

Following a convincing win on opening day Camelot with struck from orbit by Arsenal. Arsenal posted 242/5  with A Ali 96 and L Chaudhry 71. I Chin ran out of partners as he finished unbeaten on 40, Camelot 136 all out in 35 overs to lose by 106 runs. A Chaudhry 3/32, L Chaudhry 2/17 and R Shahid 2/21 completed the route for Arsenal.

In Zone II Atlantis continued to signal their intent as they posted 302/7, with Ryan Sukhdeo 78 and Alex Amsterdam 77. Allstars surrendered at 131 with only F Matin 38 and Dhaval Patel 37 the significant scorers. Greg Robinson got the wickets rolling early with 3/32 as Hugh Craig 2/17, Keon Lake 2/19 and Prashant Nair 2/24 completed the 171 run victory.
Victory posted a paltry 113 off 30.2 over with K Javaid scoring 39.  Vijendra Singh 8-0-16-4 led the attack as Imtiaz Hassan 8-2-29-3 and Thakur Singh 3-0-12-2 finished off the job. Liberty made certain of no surprises as Mario Persaud 39 and Andy Harricharran 31 remained unbeaten to complete a commanding seven wicket romp.
In the game of the week Richmond Hill batted first posting 224. Former US national Sudesh Dhaniram 62 and skipper Shameer Sadloo 66 led the way. Bowling for Galaxy, Sunesh Wazid had 3/46 and Y Bissnauth 2/46. Ryan Girdharry responded to the challenge as he posted 115. Wickets fell as regular intervals to retard Galxy’s progress as they were 8 runs short in the end. Eleven deliveries unused as Kumar Nandalall strangle Galaxy with 8-1-15-2 and Dhaniram 2/13.

ACS Everest will have to wait till the third round to get into the action, as their second round fixture was unplayable due to a waterlogged outfield.

Round Three Fixtures:

Arsenal v. Big Apple @ Brentwood 1
Camelot v. Hillside Sports Club @ Flushing I
Falcons v. Centurion @ Hecksher II
Phantom v. LIUCC @ Baisley
Enmore v. Atlantis @ Bay Park
ESW v. Richmond Hill @ Brentwood
Liberty v. Galaxy @ Flushing II
Allstars v. Everest @ Lido Beach

EASTERN AMERICAN CRICKET ASSOCIATION
2013 Week 2

Power40 Zone I

Rank

Team Matches Won Lost Tied N/R Points Net RR

For

Against

1

Meten Meer Zorg CC

2

2

0

0

0

10

5.48

379/50.4

160/80.0

2

Hillside SC

2

2

0

0

0

10

2.41

552/80.0

359/80.0

3

Arsenal CC

2

1

1

0

0

5

1.18

486/80.0

392/80.0

4

Big Apple CC

1

1

0

0

0

5

0.00

77/12.0

76/40.0

5

Camelot CC

2

1

1

0

0

5

-1.09

348/71.0

449/75.0

6

Long Island United CC

2

1

1

0

0

5

-1.98

301/74.4

481/80.0

7

Falcons CC

1

0

1

0

0

0

-0.74

185/40.0

186/34.4

8

NY Centurion CC

2

0

2

0

0

0

-3.10

275/75.0

282/41.4

9

Phantoms CC

2

0

2

0

0

0

-5.34

165/80.0

385/52.0

 

               

 

 

Power40 Zone II

Rank

Team Matches Won Lost Tied N/R Points Net RR

For

Against

1

Atlantis CC – NY

2

2

0

0

0

10

4.18

574/80.0

240/80.0

2

Richmond Hill CC

2

2

0

0

0

10

3.09

535/80.0

288/80.0

3

Liberty SC

2

2

0

0

0

10

2.73

429/62.2

332/80.0

4

Galaxy CC

2

1

1

0

0

5

1.71

508/80.0

371/80.0

5

Everest/ACS

1

0

0

0

1

2

0.00

0/0.0

0/0.0

6

Enmore CC

2

0

1

0

1

2

-2.35

219/40.0

313/40.0

7

Victory CC

2

0

2

0

0

0

-3.34

260/80.0

411/62.2

8

East Side Warriors CC

1

0

1

0

0

0

-4.08

109/40.0

272/40.0

9

All Star CC

2

0

2

0

0

0

-5.03

211/80.0

613/80.0

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