….Tournament concludes this weekend
THE SECOND Georgetown Softball Cricket League Inc. (GSCL) organized 12/12 tournament received a boost yesterday, when Devi Sunich, the wife of Managing Director of Trophy Stall of Bourda Market and Hadi’s City Mall Ramesh Sunich, handed over the first placed trophy to the organizers first vice-president Ian John.
The gesture emphasized the corporate support which has been forthcoming for this tournament following a successful inaugural competition last May; this was highlighted by Director of Sport Neil Kumar, at the opening ceremony three weeks ago.
Kumar said that he was following the first tournament in the press and is confident that the second will be successful and says that the GSCL Inc. is setting a good example.
“When I look at the list of sponsors you have this second tournament, it is indeed encouraging and it shows that those persons are confident and have placed their trust in the executive members of the GSCL Inc., while the uniformity of the teams shows the growth of the sport”, stated Kumar.
Mr. Sunich in an invited comment following the presentation yesterday said he felt pleased to be associated with the GSCL Inc, adding that his team has reached the quarterfinal stage of the present tournament.
“The GSCL Inc. is really doing a fantastic job with softball cricket for teams in the Capital City and its surroundings and when I was approached to come on board, I had no hesitation doing so”, said Sunich.
John thanked both Sunich and Managing Director of Goodwood Racing Services Chetram Singh for their timely contribution towards the successful staging of the GSCL second tournament.
“Not only has they been working with us, but they are other sponsors who have been contributing to the success of our tournament and I wish to thank them on behalf of the GSCL”, said John.
Other sponsors who have been making their contribution felt are Memorex Enterprise, Five Star Minerals, Romain Car Wash, Chung’s Global Enterprise, Star Party Rentals, Global Marketing Agency, Chunilall Baboolall, Hopkinson Mining, Dale Scott Gas Station, Mike’s Copy Centre, Elegant Jewellery and Pawn Shop, King’s Jewellery World, Digimax, Fabulous Homes Realty, Better Value Realty, Aagman Indian Cuisine, the Management of Everest Cricket Club and the management and staff of Regal Stationery and Computer Supplies, especially their Managing Director Mahendra ‘Anil’ Hardyal, who has been the driving force behind the GSCL Inc.
Meanwhile, the tournament will culminate this weekend at the Everest Cricket Club ground, with the playing of the quarterfinals tomorrow from 09:30hrs sharp, with the quarterfinalists being Regal XI and Trophy Stall (Group A), Speedboat and Recharge (Group B), Wolf Warriors and Invaders (Group C) and defending champions Memorex and Universal DVD Titans from Group D.
Tomorrow’s matches will see Wolf Warriors and Universal DVD Titans meeting first, followed by the Memorex versus Invaders matchup, Regal XI will then take on Recharge, before Trophy Stall play Speedboat.
The winner of match number one will oppose the winner of match number four in the first semi final On Sunday whilst the winner of the second and third quarterfinal matches, will collide in the second semifinal matchup, with the two victorious sides meeting in the final on the said day.
As was evident when the GSCL Inc. ran off the first 12/12 tournament in May, which saw Memorex defeating Regal XI to take home the top prize of $600,000 and trophy, following the feats of the then Most Valuable Player (MVP) Shimron Hetmyer, the finals for the second tournament will be broadcasted live via NCN Radio.
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