Presentation earns Premiership promotion



NUMBER ONE! Presentation College San Fernando is headed booked its place in Premiership cricket next season. Here, the team shows they’re number one on the Secondary Schools Cricket League championship table. Back row, from left to right: Rodney Beharry, Khaleem Mohammed, Nickyle Jalim, Jalen Agard, Venish Narine, Cullan Parmanan, and Danny Ramjitsingh. Front row, left to right: Vanir Maharaj, Tariq Mohammed (captain), Amrit Maharaj, Sanjay Jawahir, Varoon Lalbeharry and Shem Ascevero.

Pre­sen­ta­tion Col­lege, San Fer­nan­do is the Pre­mier­ship Di­vi­sion cham­pi­on team of the Pow­er­Gen Sec­ondary School tour­na­ment for the first time in 26 years.

The Tariq Mo­hammed-led south­ern out­fit de­feat­ed Cou­va East in its round-robin round match to lift the South­ern Cham­pi­onship ti­tle to book its place in the top flight next year.

Bat­ting first, Cou­va East made 122 all out with Dil­lon Manohar get­ting 26 and open­er Den­zil An­toine 19. the pick of the Pre­sen­ta­tion bowlers were na­tion­al youth play­er V0anir Ma­haraj 3/19, off-spin­ner Jalen Agard 2/10 and Shem Acevero 2/11). In re­sponse, Pre­sen­ta­tion Col­lege San Fer­nan­do made 124/3 with Mo­hammed lead­ing the way with 42 and the hard-hit­ting San­jay Jawahir get­ting an un­beat­en 46.

Al­so mak­ing their way to the top rung is St. Mary’s Col­lege, which won the North Cham­pi­onship with a vic­to­ry over To­co by six wick­ets.

Sachin Sood­een played a great hand in dis­miss­ing To­co for 112. He snared six wick­ets for 14 runs, as on­ly Eli­jah Williams 36 and Trevon Bobb 23 showed any fight. St. Mary’s Col­lege in re­ply got to 116/4 as Leon Bas­sano 36 and Ger­ard Chin 36 made light work of the tar­get.

In the Pre­mier­ship, Hillview end­ed the league un­beat­en, when it got the bet­ter of Fa­ti­ma Col­lege by three wick­ets. Navin Be­daisee was the star of the show as he claimed 5/23 to bowl out Fa­ti­ma for 129. He then scored 31 which helped his team to the win­ning tar­get.



At Bene­dicts: Pre­sen­ta­tion Col­lege Chag 103/9 (26.5) – Aban­doned due to rain.

At Mu­cu­rapo: Fa­ti­ma 129 all out (Je­re­mi­ah Cruick­shank 29, Navin Be­daisee 5/23) vs Hillview 134/7 (Navin Be­daisee 31, Rick­ash Boodram 31, Jonathan Ramd­hanie 2/28) – Hillview won by 3 wk­ts.

At Lewis Street: Na­pari­ma Col­lege 57/7 (Avinash Ma­habirs­ingh 26, Isa­iah Gomez 2/8) – Match aban­doned due to rain.


At Ser­pen­tine Rd: To­co 112 all out (Eli­jah Williams 36, Trevon Bobb 23, Sachin Sood­een 6/14) vs St. Mary’s Col­lege 116/4 (Leon Bas­sano 36, Ger­ard Chin 36) – St. Mary’s won by 6 wk­ts.


At NCC: Cou­va East 122 all out (Dil­lon Manohar 26, Den­zil An­toine 19, Javed Mo­hammed 18, Vanir Ma­haraj 3/19, Jalen Agard 2/10, Shem Acevero 2/11) vs Pre­sen­ta­tion S’Fdo 124/3 (Tariq Mo­hammed 42, San­jay Jawahir 46no, Am­rit Ma­haraj 17) – Pre­sen­ta­tion won by 7 wk­ts.


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