Mo­hamed strokes 97 as Ever­est dis­missed be­fore the close

——UG on the ropes

Stabroek News Sunday - - SUNDAY SPORT -

Ac­tion in the Ge­orge­town Cricket As­so­ci­a­tion (GCA)/ No­bel House sec­ond-divi­sion, two-day com­pe­ti­tion con­tin­ued yes­ter­day with Ever­est Cricket Club be­ing dis­missed at end of the rain-af­fected day while the Univer­sity of Guyana (UG) found them­selves in a bit of bother against the Mal­tee­noes Sports Club.

Ever­est was bun­dled out for 213 against the Ge­orge­town Cricket Club (GCC) just be­fore stumps on day one af­ter win­ning the toss and elect­ing to bat. Sa­heed Mo­hamed was in top form and nar­rowly missed scor­ing a cen­tury.

He struck 97 an in­nings which in­cluded eight fours and five sixes. He re­ceived sup­port from Dwayne Adams who con­trib­uted 33.

The bowl­ing for GCC was spear­headed by Stephon Wil­son (4-25) and Mar­lon Per­saud (364) who were the main wick­et­tak­ers.

Mean­while, UG ended the (Roys­ton Alkins photo) day in a less than ideal po­si­tion on 101 - 6 against Mal­tee­noes over at the Ge­orge­town Cricket Club ground, Bourda at stumps. At the crease is Devon Ge­orge un­beaten on 25 while Keron Sew­nar­ine (21) and Mel­roy Stephen­son (19) were the bats­men dis­missed af­ter get­ting starts.

Car­lyle Collins and Mar­cus Watkins have so far taken two wick­ets each.

West Indies un­der – 19 wick­et­keeper bats­man Joshua Per­saud played smartly be­fore gift­ing his wicket away

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