Lewis elected president of Everest


Guyana Times article.

Georgetown, Guyana - Everest Cricket Club hosted its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday evening with Stephen Lewis being elected unopposed to head the club for the new term.

Outgoing president Rajesh Singh was elected to the Senior Vice-President post, while the Junior Vice-President is Carmachand Rambarran. Manichan Rai will serve as the Secretary and Paul Parsram the Assistant Secretary. The Treasurer is Royston Rachpaul and the Assistant Treasurer is Anthony Ramprasad. Saheed Mohamed will perform duties as the Club Captain, while the Committee Members are Harry Yankana, Mohamed Azeez, Mark Singh and Looknauth Persaud.

Meanwhile, leg-spinner Amir Khan, who was recently called up to the senior national four-day team, won the Cricketer-of-the-Year award when club held its annual awards ceremony after the AGM.

The newly elected executive members of the Everest Cricket Club. Standing from left are Harry Yankana, Saheed Mohamed, Mark Singh, Looknauth Persaud, Mohamed Azeez and Paul Parsram. Sitting from left are Manichan Rai, Carmachand Rambarran, Stephen Lewis, Rajesh Singh and Anthony Rampersaud. Missing is Royston Rachpaul

Left-arm spinner Javed Rasheed won the Bowler-of-the-Year prize, while Troy Gonsalves grabbed the Batsman-of-the-Year trophy and Darshan Persaud the Emerging Cricketer-of-the-Year accolade.

Johnny Azeez took the Masters Bowler-of-the-Year prize and Hemraj Garbarran the Batsman-of-the-Year award in the said division.

Speaking after the elections, Lewis thanked the members for their confidence and lauded the past president and executive for their stewardship, insight, energies and sound management. He urged his fellow executive members to work as a unit for the development of the club, adding that the organisation will host a number of activities in 2014 to mark its 100th anniversary and called on the members for their support. Singh thanked the members for their support during his tenure as president and advised the cricketers present to take the game seriously.

First Published In The Guyana Times.


Sun, 03/02/2014 - 01:39