Everest Cricket Club reached 53 for two batting a second time on Saturday’s first day of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) second division two-day competition in their encounter against the Gandhi Youth Organisation (GYO) to gaining a massive 305 runs lead at GYO heading into day two.
Everest, batting first, declared their innings closed on 329 for 9 with Dwayne Adams posting 78 while Kevin Paul and Travis Mohamed made 65 and 54 respectively.
GYO’s bowling was led by Wazim Ally who snatched 6-112 and Richard Hoyte 3 – 73.
GYO in their turn at the crease were bundled out for 77 as Paul retuned to claim 4-17 while Javed Rasheed had 3-35. Everest then reached 53-2 in their second innings at the close.
A call by acting President Moses Nagamootoo urging the Commonwealth Federation to unite through sports was made yesterday at Olympic House (Liliendaal) during his keynote address at the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) meeting of the Americas and the Caribbean.
Essequibo remained at the top of the points table after completing an exciting three – wicket victory over Georgetown in fourth-round action of the Guyana Cricket Board/Jaguars three – day franchise league at the Tuschen Sports Club ground, East Bank Essequibo, yesterday.
The aspirations of the petite, 23-year-old national and regional squash champion, Mary Fung-A-Fat, was to simply live a childhood dream of ‘going pro.’ On September 18, Mary participated in her debut match as a full-time pro at the 2017 Nash Cup tournament in London, Ontario, Canada where she gave a solid account of herself despite dropping her match against her English counterpart.
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