All Set for T20 Floodlight Action
Guyana Chronicle article.
Georgetown, Guyana - Come this Saturday, the Number 69 Vikings ground in Upper Corentyne will come alive in what is expected to be the biggest cricketing event of the year in the Upper Corentyne, with the playing of the Upper Corentyne Cricket Association (UCCA) in collaboration with the Berbice Cricket Board, four team T20 tournament.
The four area teams, namely New Amsterdam/Canje, Upper Corentyne, West Berbice, and Lower Corentyne, will be doing battle in the semifinal matchup with the winners meeting each other in the finals to be played under lights.
The first game will start at 10:00hrs with New Amsterdam/Canje taking on the Upper Corentyne, whilst the second match will bowl off 14:00hrs and features West Berbice doing battle with Lower Corentyne, with the final slated to start at 18:30hrs.
Slow Fire Sounds will be providing musical entertainment throughout the day, while there will also be games for the kids and those who are young at heart. Gate prizes are up for grabs, with the drawing taking place during the interval of the final.
In a release from the UCCA, their selectors have announced the squad whilst the Berbice Cricket Board is working on the other three teams, which means several players who did not make the Inter-county team, will have a chance to showcase their skill once again.
The Upper Corentyne team reads: Lakeram Latchman (Captain), Sherwin Murray, Farazz Mohamed, Munesh Lalu, Omesh Kumar, Parmeshwar Chatterpaul, Omesh Khemraj, Gajendra Nauth, Charles France-wk, Junior Blair, Jermaine Reid, Parmanand Narine, Errol Byass and Viendra Gooniah.
The coach is Michael Hyles, Alim Haniff is his assistant coach even as Hemant Jagdeo has been tasked with executing the duties of Manager.
Meanwhile, the UCCA takes this opportunity to thank the following persons/businesses for their contribution in making this event possible: 4R Bearings, Vishnu’s Super Store, Safraz Photo Studio and Recording Centre, La Grill Hotel, Restaurant and Bar, Ram’s Stationery, A.H & L Kissoon, Hand in Hand, New Building Society, Republic Bank, H. N. Sugrim, Sukhpaul Business Enterprise and Chairman of Region Six.