Cricket Returns to NewTown Paddock

The past Whit Holiday weekend saw the hosting of a cricket festival, as part of the efforts to revive the sport in the area and to re-establish the grounds as a popular match venue.

The festival was organised by the Nagico New Town Cricket Club which hosted a 20 Twenty friendly contest amongst four teams.

Those competing were Newtown, Young Guns, Veterans United, and an All Star Team.

It took the effort of a group of concerned individuals and supporters of the sport of cricket to re-establish the venue. These included Keith Arthurton, Don Farrell, Nagico Insurance, and groundsman Jabal, who helped to prepare the pitch and overall facilities for the matches.

The opening game saw The Veteran United VS Young Guns Veteran United who won the toss and batted first making, 130 for 9 off 20 overs.

Veteran United Innings

T Williams                       Bowled W Khan                for 1

D Straun                                     Run Out Edwards              for 12

C Rogers                                     Run Out Simmons             for 15

Don Farrell                                  B & C, W Khan                 for 39

I James                                      Caught, Simmons             for 01

Js Louis                           Not Out                          on 27

G Patrick                         Caught, Rampersaud         for 03

C St Vall                          Bowled, W Khan               for 00

K Gordon                                    Not Out                          for 12

Jerellius Louis                   DNB

J Louis                            DNB


Young Guns Bowling

Wasie Khan                      3 for 29 off 4

W Edwards                                  1 for 18 off 4

A Simmons                       1 for 20 off 4

B Island                            23 off 4

K Kelly                           1 for 29 off 4


Young Guns Innings chasing 131                     (won by 6 wickets in 15 overs)

W Edwards                     Caught, Williams               bowler D Farrell for 25,

W Khan                         Caught, Williams               bowler Gordon    for 57,

R Bhoojraj                      Caught, Gordon                bowler Farrell      for 1,

A Simmons                       Not Out on 16,

B Island                          Run Out, Williams             bowler J Louis  for 15,

K Kelly                                                                            Not Out on 13.

Raju Rampersaud

A Lall

The Veteran United Bowling

J Louis                            4 off 2

C Rogers                        23 off 2

D Farrell                        2 for 21 off 4

G Patrick                        23 off 2

C St Vall                        15 off 2

A Gordon                                    1 for 9 off 1

D Straun                         11 off 1

Jer Louis                        1 for 14 off 1


Umpires were Amit Mohabir and Jason Saddler.

Game 2: Nagico New Town Cricket Club Vs The All Star.

All Star won the toss and batted first; made 112 off 20 overs.


All Star Innings

G Rogers                        Caught, Kelly for 27

C Crook                            Caught, Kelly bowler J Louis for 08

R Rampersaud                             Bowled, G Patrick for 00

D Straun                                     Bowled, J Saddler for 09

Glen Rogers                     Run Out, C Roger bowler Edwards for


A Williams                        Caught, C Rogers bowler J Saddlerfor


A Simmons                       Caught & Bowl J Saddler for 02

C StVall                            Run Out, W Edwards       for


S Liburd                           Bowled, W Edwards         for


l Williams                         Bowled, W Edwards         for 1

Jerry Louis                       Not Out

Nagico New Town Cricket Club Bowling:

K Hanley                        8 off 2

J Louis                            1 for 11 off 4

G Patrick                         1 for 7 off 4

K Kelly                            1 for 23 off 3

J Saddler                        3 for 15 off 3

W Edwards                      4 for 11 off 4


Nagico New Town Cricket Club Innings, chasing 113 (win by 8 wickets in 17.4



Collin Saddler                   Bowled, S Liburd for 52

W Edward                        Caught, Rampersaud, bowler S Liburd for 27

Codville Rogers                             Not Out on 24

K Hanley                         Not Out on 04

J Louis,J Saddler, K Kelly, Amit Mohabir, Jer Louis, B Patrick were not required to bat


All Star Bowling:

Jerry Louis                      17 off 3

C Crook                          24 off 3

A Williams                       16 off 3

S Liburd                          2 for 26 off 4

C St Vall                         15 off 3

Gary Rogers                   12 off 1.4

Umpires were Luther Kelly and Calvin James.

In the end, the 2 successful teams were game 1 Young Guns and game 2 Nagico

NewTown Cricket Club.

Thursday 16th June, 2011 will be the start of the summer 10/ Ten with Haynes

Smith VS the Veterans United. This game is set to start at 4:10pm.



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