Busta champion-of-champions cricket tourney bowls off on February 16

Guyana Times article.

Georgetown, Guyana - The 10th annual Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTY&SC), Busta, Champion-of-Champions cricket tournament for the top cricket clubs in Berbice will bowl off on February 16 at four venues in the Ancient County.

The tournament, hosted by the RHTY&SC and is sponsored by the Guyana Beverage Company under its Busta brand.

The tournament will involve Upper Corentyne, RHT Gizmos & Gadgets, Albion, West Berbice, Young Warriors Universal DVD, Blairmont Community Centre, Port Mourant, Karibee Rice and Universal Solution Bermine.

Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of the RHTY&SC Hilbert Foster said that all arrangements are in place for a highly successful tournament.

Foster added that all teams have been informed that players’ discipline on and off the field must be of the highest standard and that the decision of the umpires must be respected.

He also called on the management of the Area ‘H’, Albion, Port Mourant and the Cumberland ground to get their respective venue in proper order.

Meanwhile, organisers are advising participating clubs that only players that were registered for the 2014 cricket season will be allowed to play. In addition, organisers disclosed that each team can field one non-based Berbician.

The semifinals will be played on the February 22, while the date and the venue for the final will be announced later.

The winner of the tournament will receive $100,000 and a trophy, while the runner-up will take home $50,000. The finals will also be broadcasted live on NCN Radio.

The fixture for the opening round will see RHT Gizmos and Gadgets come against Upper Corentyne at the Area ‘H’ ground, Albion Community Centre will host West Berbice, Young Warriors Universal DVD oppose Blairmont Community Centre at the Cumberland ground and Port Mourant Karibee Rice host Universal Solution Bermine.

All matches start at 09.30h and teams will be outfitted in Busta T/Shirts provided by the sponsors.

First Published In The Guyana Times.

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 10:29