Lower Corentyne, NA/Canje clash in the BCB/NCN Inter Zone Under-15 Final
The Cumberland Cricket Ground in Canje will come alive tomorrow when the best Under-15 players in Berbice will clash in the final of the 2012 edition of the BCB/NCN Inter Zone cricket competition.
Defending champions Lower Corentyne will be hard pressed to defend their title against a formidable and confident New Amsterdam/Canje team. Losing semi-finalists Upper Corentyne and West Berbice will go face to face for third place at the Port Mourant Ground.
Daniel Lewis will lead the Lower Corentyne team and will have in support; Brandon Prashad, Balchan Baldeo, Tyrone Poornauth, Joshua Holder and Vemen Ramoo. Exciting National under-19 opening batsman Shimron Hetmeyer will be the key to the host’s success and will be supported by Leon Andrew, Clinton Lindie, Jermin Henry and Richard Henry.
Clearly disappointed with their semifinal performance, West Berbice and Upper Corentyne will surely seek to improve and win the third place. West Berbice will have in their lineup Greisan Grant, Parmanand Ramdhan and Akeem Miller. Upper Corentyne will have in their lineup captain Deon Esau, Jameel Jackman and Rajiv Bickram.
Both games commence at 9:00AM and the first innings will be limited to 55 overs per side. The winners will take home a trophy and $40,000, runner up $25,000, third place $15,000 and fourth place winner $10,000. Man of the finals will receive $3,000 and a trophy.
Officials of the state owned National Communication Network and Berbice Cricket Board will meet the teams before the start of the finals and will participate in sharing of prizes at the conclusion of the games.