Upper Corentyne 20/20 floodlight cricket competition set for this month end
Kaieteur News article.
Georgetown, Guyana - The Upper Corentyne Cricket Association (UCCA) since its resuscitation a few months ago has been constantly organising cricket competitions in its effort to revive the game in the area.
The organisations will on Saturday November 30th, 2013 continue the trend when they host at one day 20/20 knockout cricket competition with the final set to be played under floodlights at the No. 69 Vikings ground, Corentyne Berbice.
The day’s activity will see Berbice four zone senior teams participating- namely New Amsterdam/Canje, West Berbice, Lower Corentyne and Upper Corentyne competing for championship honours.
The first game starting at 10:00hrs with Upper Corentyne taking on New Amsterdam/Canje in what is expected to be a matchup between to evenly match teams.
The second game set for 14:00hrs will pit the firepower of West Berbice against a star studded Lower Corentyne line up. The final will be played under lights at 18:30 hrs.
All proceeds from this event will go towards cricket development in the Upper Corentyne.
Tickets are already on sale at the Berbice Cricket Board Office New Amsterdam, Ram’s Stationery Store Rose Hall Town, Vishnu’s Super Store Springlands and Sarfraz Photo Studio Corriverton. Added attractions including gate prizes are also part of the entertainment.
The UCCA is using the opportunity to encourage all in the business community to support this event as cricket development is much needed in the Upper Corentyne Area.
The UCCA will also like to take the opportunity to thank the following businesses enterprises and persons for coming on board with sponsorship so far: 4R Bearings (Mr. Deonarine), La Grill Hotel Restaurant & Bar, Sarfraz Photo Studio & Video Recording Centre, Vishnu’s Super Store, Ram’s Stationery Store, A.H & L Kissoon’s, Hand in Hand, Republic Bank (Guyana) Ltd, Sukhpaul’s Business Enterprise, Countryside TV-19, Deckers and Geddes Grant.
Persons interested in food vending and setting up games for kids can make contact with the UCCA on telephone numbers 621-0014 or 684-8891.