Magnum Beat Ranchers to open New Season
By Loretta Chedilall
April 11, 2014
Magnum Cricket Team took on Ranchers Cricket Team in the first game of the 25 over competition. Magnum won the toss and asks Ranchers to bat first. Opening the batting for Ranchers was T. Thakur and R. Singh. Together the two put in a partnership of 32 runs. R. Singh was the first to out with the score at 32-1.
Magnum bowlers were picking up wickets consistently throughout the game. However Ranchers was bowled out for 157 runs. Top scorer for Ranchers was S. Sharma, 27runs. Bowling for Magnum was R. Mumsammy (Terry) 4-23 and N. Boodhoo 2-29.
Opening the batting for Magnum was the Veteran Derek Sanichara and U. Thakur. The two put on a partnership of 25 runs but U. Thakur was the first to fall making 12 runs leaving the score 25-1. Batting at number three was Shawn Chedilall. Shawn Chedilall joined Derek Sanichara and the two picked up some easy singles.
Shortly after Derek Sanichara were caught making 13 runs leaving the score at 33-2. Batting at number four was R. Tagepaul who made 13 runs and was bowled leaving the score at 49-3. Coming in at #5 was C. Bachu. At this point Ranchers looked confident thinking they had the game in their hands.
But Shawn and Chris had other plans. The two batsmen put on a great partnership of 95 runs. Shortly after Shawn Chedilall fell with the top score of 56 runs which includes 6 fours and 1 six. J. Kunda
joined C. Bachu to guide Magnum to victory in 20 overs. C. Bacau, 33 not out and J. Kunda, 7 not out. Well done Magnum, keep it up!