BCB extends 75th anniversary invitation to former test/national players and administrators
The Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) on Saturday September 20 this year would be hosting a special 75th anniversary dinner and ceremony in honour of all its Test and former National Senior Players.
The Board’s Special Events Committee (SEC) and Golden Jubilee Committee (GJC) Chairman Hilbert Foster stated that the anniversary dinner would be the highlight of a month of special celebrations during September.
The BCB for 2014 will be organising a series of activities to coincide the historic milestone, some of which have already been completed. Among them are the Tribute to Retired players, Berbice Educational Award Scheme, Establishment of six Mini Libraries and donations to several clubs.
The SEC is officially extending an invitation to all living Test players of the Ancient County to be a part of the 75th anniversary celebrations and would like to urge them to plan visits to Berbice during the period of September 5 – 23, 2014.
The list of past players includes Rohan Kanhai, Joe Solomon, Basil Butcher, Leonard Baichan, Sew Shivnarine, Alvin Kallicharran, Clayton Lambert and Mahendra Nagamootoo.
They would be joined by the Berbice based and current players, Sewnarine Chattergoon, Assad Fudadin, Narsingh Deonarine, Brandon Bess, Veerasammy Permaul and Devendra Bishoo.
Past players who have passed on are Roy Fredricks, Ivan Madray and John Trim.
Also invited are overseas based former Guyana senior players: Romain and Tyrone Etwaroo, Milton Pydana, Fazil Sattaur, Sudesh and Sunil Dhaniram, Leslaine Lambert, Ray Joseph, Kamal Singh, Armanauth Ramcharitar, Derek Kallicharran, Kevin Darlington, Arjune Wandu, Suresh Ganouri, Hemnarine Chattergoon, Vishal Nagamootoo, Randolph Ramnarace Jnr, Damodar Dasrat and Jerry Angus.
BCB former executives: Ancel Hazel, Lennox Phillips, Jafarally Asrafalli, Roy Baijnauth, Manohar Pooran, Hemraj Seunarine, Romain Etwaroo, Oscar Ramjeet, Prem Manbodh, Edward Bhagwadin, Vickram Ramnauth, Joseph Sookwah, Mohamed Yusuf and Ramesh Sookhdeo.
The aforementioned persons are asked to contact the BCB 75th Anniversary Committee Chairman Hilbert foster on telephone #s 337 4443, 337 4562 (during working hours) or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information. First Vice President Anil Beharry can also be contacted on 623 6875 or email email@example.com.