Members of the GCUSA and GTI after the outreach programme.

The Georgetown Cricket Umpires and Scorers Association (GCUSA) yesterday embarked on its first outreach programme of the year by visiting Guyana Technical Institute (GTI), Woolford Avenue.

In an effort to widen the base of umpires locally, the initiative saw the likes of GCUSA president, Arleigh Rutherford, former test player, Colin Stuart, Joel Wilson, Jonathan Blades, Javed Persaud, Delvin Austin and Moses Ramnarine providing an informed session with the students of the school about the basics of umpiring and scoring.

According to Rutherford who initiated the programme along with GTI president, Renita Crandon, the partnership between the two institutions is to provide teaching for persons desirous of becoming umpires to which he noted is one of the most crucial figures in the sport and a growing fraternity…..

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