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Runs galore in Mangallie/Jaggessar opening

Published: 
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Member of Parliament for Oropouche East Dr Roodal Moonilal, centre, cuts the ribbon to officially open the Mangallie/Jaggessar T20 tournament on Saturday. Looking on, from left, are Shazan Babwah, Rajendra Mangallie, Videsh Jaggessar and Indar Manick.

Runs were the order of the day on Saturday, as this year’s edition of the very popular Mangallie and Jaggessar Group Twenty20 (T20) tournament bowled off at Penal Rock Road in South Trinidad.

The tournament, sponsored by former national cricketer Rajendra Mangallie and businessman Videsh Jaggessar, attracted a huge crowd at the newly opened Govinda Roopnarine ground on Rock Road. Member of Parliament for Oropouche East Dr Roodal Moonilal was on hand to bowl the first ball to officially open the tournament.

As soon as the formal proceedings were over, balls started flying all over the place as Ravindra Rampersad playing for Extreme Customs slammed a belligerent hundred. His 102 took his team to 230/4 batting first against T-Birds.

Also among the runs were Krishna Narine 68 and Jadee Mohammed who notched an unbeaten 46.

Extreme Customs then clipped the wings of T-Birds and restricted them to 164/8 but not before Krishna Partap thrilled the fans. He struck a quickfire 43, while Lomas Bachan made 29 and Salman Khan made 25 not out.

The tournament continues this week with matches in South and Central.

The top prize this year is a whopping $20,000.

Scores

At Penal: Extreme Customs 230/4 (20) (Ravindra Rampersad 102, Krishna Narine 68, Jadee Mohammed 46) vs T-Birds 164/8 (20) (Krishna Partap 43, Lomas Bachan 29, Salman Khan 25no). – Extreme Customs won by 66 runs.

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