Albion, Bermine to use Tenelec semi-final as fundraiser to assist in Devers’ surgery
ALBION and Bermine will square off in the first semi-final of the 2011 Tenelec 50 Overs First Division Semi-Final this Saturday at the Albion Community Centre Ground.
The eagerly anticipated encounter will see several of Berbice and Guyana’s top cricketers being in action as apart from the two teams battling for a place in the final, the match is also being used as a fund raising venture to assist in Sean Devers’ Brain Tumor Surgery.
Devers, an international cricketer commentator/journalist will be undergoing a Brain Tumor Surgery at the St Clair Medical Centre in Port of Spain, Trinidad on October 2nd and in an effort to financially assist the former Guyana Under 19 off-spinner, the management of the two clubs have taken a decision to donate all funds generated from the gates towards this cause. An entrance fee of $100 will be charged at the gate while cricket fans, cricketers and business entities can also make individual monitory contributions by contacting either Mr. Carl Moore on 614-8364, Mr. Vemen Walter on 691-2211, Mr. Orvin Mangru on 640-0540 or Mr. Muthusammi Permaul on 661-4843.
Apart from the gates receipts, both the Albion and Bermine Cricket Clubs will also be making a donation.
Devers also a former Berbice Senior Inter-County Cricketer, represented the Bermine Cricket Club in Berbice’s first division cricket for many years and has contributed tremendously towards providing media coverage for cricket in the ancient county.
Several top cricketers are expected to be on show as Albion will include the likes of Test players Narsingh Deonarine, Devendra Bishoo and Sewnarine Chattergoon together with Test hopeful Veerasammy Permaul and the hard hitting Jonathan Foo.
Bermine on the other will be counting on players such as Anthony D’Andrade, Steven Latcha, Eugene La Fleur, Jamaal La Fleur and Devon Clements.
Meanwhile, the management of the Albion and Bermine Clubs are calling on other clubs partaking in Berbice’s first division cricket this weekend to do likewise to assist Devers in this time of need.
The Edinburgh Cricket Club has already agreed to raise funds in their Ramcharitar 50 Over first division match against Bush Lot United Rising Star on Sunday at the Edinburgh Ground.