Captain of the Cotton Field Wild Oats Team, a side that comes from the Cinderella County of Essequibo, Trevis Simon has expressed confidence that his team can go all the way in the Guyana Softball Cup 3 tournament which is expected to commence on November 8.
Cotton Field Wild Oats won the first edition in 2011 and Simon said that his players have become more accustomed using the big ball which is a special ball used in the Guyana Softball Cup.
”After winning the inaugural “Guyana Cup” in 2011, the players have become much more confident playing with the ‘big ball’. We were knocked out of the second edition in 2012 on net run rate after only one defeat to the eventual champions, New York All Star, but the guys are confident we can win this competition”, said Simon.
He stated that their first goal is to get to the semis and take it from there. “The team for this year’s tournament is much more experienced than our previous teams. We are certain the other teams will be coming very hard at us so we have to be well prepared”, he said.
The team batting is very Strong and will be led by the experienced Ramesh Narine and includes Laxmikant Narine, Narendra Madholall, Rovindra Parsram and Teddy Manchand. Their bowling attack will be spearheaded by Simon and Keron Kumar.
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