Before a decent size crowd, at Brian Piccolo Park-North, on Sunday December 13, Grenada whipped Florida International to take the Florida Southeast Cricket League (FSCL) First Division Title.
Grenada takes FSCL First Division Title
Before a decent size crowd, at Brian Piccolo Park-North, on Sunday December 13, Grenada whipped Florida International to take the Florida Southeast Cricket League (FSCL) First Division Title. It is the second title that Grenada has won in the space of six weeks, as they defeated United X1, to take the Twenty 20 title on September 29th.
Grenada Cricket Club - FSCL 2009 Champions
Sent in to bat after losing the toss, Florida International, encountered some tight bowling, and was restricted to a modest 117 all out after 27 .2 of the allotted 30 overs. Only Ismail Mahmood with a topscore of 35 that include 3 sixes, C. Shadbir 29 (2 fours) and S. Chughai 24 (1 four), offered any resistance. Bowling for Grenada, Terry Mills captured 3 for 20 from 6 overs, Rawle Miraj 2 for 10 from 3 and Wahid Mohammed 2 for 17 from 6.
Looking for 118 to win, Grenada reached 120 for 6 from 27 overs, to inflict a convincing 4 wicket victory and walk away with the 30 overs title. Taking them there, D. Mungal hit 2 fours while scoring a brisk 36, Mills turned in a fine all-round performance by carrying his bat for 21 (1 four & a six), Rene Toussaint got 13 and Ryan Mohammed 13 not out (1 four). The best of the bowlers for Florida International, were M. Mazhair who bagged 4 for 23, Shadbir 1 for 20 and S. Khrum 1 for 32. Congrts Grenada.
Florida Warriors crush Kendall Stars to take Division 2 30-overs title
Asked to occupy the crease first at Brian Piccolo South after losing the toss, Florida Warriors knocked up 174 for 7, off the regulated 30 overs. Aun Ali Merchant stroked 3 fours and a six while compiling an enterprising 44. Fawad Qazi hit a four and 2 sixes in a well played 33, Uamair Zikar got 31 (1 four & a six) and Mohammed Farhan 29 (1 four). Bowling for Kendall Stars, Faisal Khan took 2 for 35, Usman Ali 1 for 36 and Abid Farooq 1 for 38. There were 3 run outs. In reply, Kendall Stars were bundled out for a paltry 85, With S. Fardeen 24 topscoring. Bowling Florida Warriors to an 89 run victory, and the second division title, Rizwan Ahmed ripped out 4 for 14 and Aun Ali 2 for 2. Congrats Florida Warriors.
Rizwan Mohammed elected for another 2 year term
Meanwhile, Rizwan Mohammed was recently elected as FSCL President for a another 2 year Term. Rizwan won by a vote of 10 to 2 over Parmy Bhagwandin. Following is a look at the others who were elected: Priyantha Liyanage (Vice President), Shailesh Sharma (Secretary unopposed), Shanawar Chugtai (Treasurer unopposed) and
Shabeer Baksh ( Asst. Secretary/Treasurer unopposed).