Everest grab first innings from Police; Chandrika slams century
Everest Cricket Club grabbed first innings points from Police in a drawn encounter when the Georgetown Cricket Association\ Hadi’s World Inc first division two-day competition continued last weekend with one match.
Everest posted a challenging 302-8 declared batting first at the Police Sports Club Ground, Eve Leary. Rajendra Chandrika stroked an attractive 104 which contained seven fours and one six, while Amir Khan chipped in with 69 (5×4,2×6), Raphael Singh made 31 (2×4) and Deon Thomas 20 (3×4). Randolph Knights captured 3-52, Parnell London 2-50 and Vishal Jaigobin 2-62. Police responded with 201 all out with Shameer Fazal top scoring with 48 (5×4), Yetesh Dhanpaul made 40 (8×4), Rawl Browne 38 (5×4), Royan Federicks 27 (4×4,1×6). Troy Gonsalves grabbed 5-52 and Javeed Rasheed 3-42.
Everest, with a lead of 101, declared their second innings on 142-8. Joseph Perry led with 66 (9×4), Deon Thomas made 23 (1×4,1×6) and Garfield De Roche 19 (1×4) not out.
Off-spinner Parnell London bagged 6-37 and Vishal Jaigobin 2-12.
Set 243 to win Police were 113-5 at stumps on the second and final day yesterday. Knights was their leading batsman with 46 (1×4,3×6), while Dhanpaul supported with 36 (2×4,2×6); Rasheed took 2-16.