Everest on top after day one

Action on day one of the match between Everest Cricket Club and the Gandhi Youth Organisation. (Orlando Charles photo)

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.

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