Blairmont Community Centre Cricket Club holds Easter camp for junior players
The Blairmont Community Centre Cricket Club will be hosting a cricket clinic during the Easter holiday break starting from tomorrow, Tuesday 15th April 2014 to 25th April 2014, at the Blairmont Community Centre Ground. The sessions will be held from 13:00hrs to 17:00 hrs daily. The theme for the camp is “Cricket Lifestyle”.
The Camp seeks to attract youngsters from ages 10 to 17 years residing within Ithaca on the West Bank to Abary on the West Coast of Berbice.
The coaching session will have both indoor and outdoor components where the participants will be taken through their paces by a team of experienced and qualified coaches. The youngsters will be taught the finer points of the game including batting, bowling, and fielding, catching, wicketkeeping and throwing among other skills.
Lectures will be held by qualified individuals on topics such as peer pressure, teenage pregnancy, road safety, sports and education, leadership, respect for the elderly, tobacco, alcohol, marijuana use etc.
This is the second time that the club will be holding a camp in recent times, the previous occasion was in August 2012.
Among some of the young talented players to have emerged from the club since then and have gone on to represent Berbice, the President X1 or Guyana at the junior level are Nick Ramsaroop, Avishkar Sewkarran, Kevon Jawahir, Derick Narine, Parmanand Ramdhan, Devishwari Prashad, Waqar Hassan, Rameshwar Somwaru, Zameer Khan, Mohamed Sibdhanny, Seon Glasgow, Javid Karim and Chandradat Veersammy.
For more information interested persons can contact the club’s President Shabeer Baksh on 628-6767. (Samuel Whyte)