Opening day of Essequibo vs Select U-17 hit by rain

first_img… Hand-in-Hand U-19 3-Day Inter-CountyTHE opening day of the Essequibo vs Select U-17 third round Hand-in-Hand U-19 3-Day Inter-County tournament, at the Everest Cricket ground, was heavily affected by rain.Select U-17s won the toss and sent in Essequibo to bat, opener Kevin Christian fell early, dismissed by Anand Rajkumar for just four runs. When the skies opened up just before lunch, Orlando Jailall was unbeaten on 13 as was Ameer Singh who had six runs to his name. Essequibo are on 30-1.Due to the heavy downpour the outfield was flooded and no further action could take place. Meanwhile at Lusignan, the day’s play was abandoned without a ball being bowled in the Demerara vs Berbice encounter.That match-up is the title-decider as Berbice are top of the table on 17 points while Demerara are second on 16.3 points.Select U-17 are on 10.4 points while Essequibo are in cellar position with just 0.3 points.If there is fair weather today, play will begin at 09:30hrs at both venues.last_img