September 29, 2016

Chanderpaul’s 164 highlights tame draw

GCA 1st Division Cricket….

Former West Indies Test batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul rolled back the clock to stroke his way to an attractive 164 to help Everest Cricket Club (ECC) to a draw against the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) in the Georgetown Cricket Association’s (GCA) first division, two-day competition on Sunday.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Shivnarine Chanderpaul

GDF batted first and were bowled for 109. Leon Williams got 29 as Javed Rasheed grabbed 5-18, Troy Gonsalves and Shabeer Khan picked up two  wickets a piece.
Everest responded with 255 all out with Chanderpaul leading the way with 164;  Akshaya Persaud made 26 and Ronaldo Renee 25.
Randy Lindore captured 3-74, Niall Smith 2-50 and Romario Shepherd 2-56.
Trailing by 146, GDF were 56-4 when stumps were drawn on the second and final day. Kevin Ramdeen was not out on 22; Gonsalves had 3-18.
The competition continues this weekend throughout the city.

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