QUEENSTOWN U-19 are outright favourites for the final of the Devon Ramnauth Region Two Youth Development Cricket League, which is scheduled to be played this afternoon at Affiance Sports Club ground.
Reliance Hustlers Youths, who gained a critical walkover victory over Rising Stars Spartan’s yesterday morning, will challenge them for the top prize in the T20 final.
The dominant Queenstown did not waver in their preliminary rounds and went 4-0.
In their latest victory yesterday, they got past Golden Fleece Vikings.
Queenstown won the toss and elected to bat. Let by Leon Swammy and Azim Mohammed they reached 161-3 from their allotted overs.
Swammy scored 51 in 35 balls, while Mohamed, who has excelled so far in the competition, added 38 not out.
Imtiyaaz Ally, finished with two wickets for the Vikings, who were then routed for a paltry 35 in 13.3 overs. A score of 11 by O. Chan was the only double digit figure recorded by the Vikings.
Wazim Mohamed and Seon Glasgow finished with three wickets each, while Jason Holder added a pair for the winners.
Along with today’s final, the third place battle between United Warriors and the Vikings is also scheduled for the Affiance ground.
Meanwhile, in a female T10 exhibition clash, DEE’s Angels will meet Capoey All Stars.
According to organiser Ramnauth, several of the top prizes will be dedicated to big names.
The winning trophy is dedicated to Courtney Gonsalves, while the runner-up side will collect the Alfred Maycock trophy.
Third place will receive the Morris Brandon trophy, while the tournament’s MVP would win the Forbes Daniels trophy.
The female winners will receive the Hakim Khan trophy.
Along with trophies, outstanding performers (both male and female) will also receive cricket gear.