Rain spoils the party as Police and TSC play to a draw

Rain interrupted the final day of an encounter between Police and the Transport Sports Club (TSC) as the two teams played to a draw in the latest round of the Noble House Seafoods, Second Division two day competition at Eve Leary. 

The final day began with Police strolling to the crease after dismissing TSC on the stoke of play on day one. They acquired first innings points and a 117 run lead. The cops in their second innings were dismissed for 194 in 44.2 overs to secure a 311 run lead. 

Chemroy Kendell (48) missed out on a half-century while Kevin Christian (39) and Andrew Lyght Jr. (27) chipped in as off-spinner Kevin Ross (4-47) and Shawn Messiah (3-26) shared seven wickets between them. 

Chemroy Kendell missed out on a second-innings half-century (Royston Alkins photo)

Transport ended the match on 122-2 in pursuit of 312 for victory when the weather intervened with Devon Nandan unbeaten on 85 and nearing a 50 before rain had the final say. 

Scores in the match: Police 229 (Kevin Christian 74, Chemroy Kendell 29, Reginald Rodrigues 29, Mark Baptiste 3-35, Kevin Ross 2-44) and 194 (Kendell 48, Christian 39, Ross 4-47, Messiah 3-26) drew with TSC 112 (Azim Azeez 46, Vishaul Jaigobin 4-5, Paul Tyndall 3-39) and 122 – 2 Devon Nandan 85 (Stabroek News)