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CJIAC wins Inter Ministry Tape ball Competition

The Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIAC) was crowned champions of the Inter-Ministry Tape ball Competition on May 5, 2016 after defeating the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by 3 wickets in the finals.

Batting first EPA amassed 76 for 6 in their allotted 8 overs with P. Jermaine top scoring with 22 and D. George contributing 21. K. De Jonge of CJIAC picked up 2 for 2 while R. Sargeant bagged 2 for 8. In reply the CJIAC knocked off the runs with 3 wickets to spare with A. Mohabir making 27 and S. Wong 15.

In their first game, CJIAC defeated Demerara Harbour Bridge (DHBC) by 120 runs. CJIAC batted first and amassed 169 runs in 8 overs with S. Wong scoring 100 not out. DHBC were bowled out for 49 with S. Wong grabbing 2 for 12 and K. De Jonge 1 for 8.

Earlier in the competition, Ministry of Education (MOE) knocked out Ministry of Public Infrastructure after defeating them by 9 wickets. In their second round match, MOE lost to EPA by 36 runs.