Suresh Dhanai ends as leading wicket-taker during ACS tour

Seam-bowling all-rounder Suresh Dhanai continued his good showing at local cricket in Guyana. The right-arm seamer claimed 11 wickets for the American Cricket Society (ACS) during their recent tour to Guyana.

Dhanai played with and against some notable Guyanese cricketers, including Gudkaesh Motie, Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Sewnarine Chattergoon, Jonathan Foo, Kemol Savory and Antony Adams.

In an invited comment with Cricnation592, Dhanai said it was an honor for him represent team ACS, which he describes as one of the most successful teams in the United States of America.

“I must say it is an honor and privilege to be representing one of the most successful cricket clubs from the United States of America.”

The team comprises of first class cricketers, inter county players, among a lot of other very talented cricketers. The standards set out and portrayed by ACS is outstanding and exceptional,” Dhanai said.

Dhanai, who hails from East Canje Berbice, is a senior Berbice inter-county player. He is equipped with local and overseas knowledge, where he ply his trade in the United States of America as well.

In addition to leading the wicket charts, Dhanai had a solid economy rate of 5.8 in the eight matches he played. Most of the games were 30-overs per side, and the run-scoring was high on small outfields.

The all-rounder recalled one of his memorable moments of the ACS Goodwill Standard tour to Guyana, where he bowled one batsman thrice, after bowling a no-ball, a free-hit and he got lucky the third time against the South Essequibo batsman.