The Georgetown Softball Cricket league Inc/National Sports Commission Independence Masters T20
tournament is set to bowl off tomorrow with matches being played at several venues.
The drawing of the competition which attracted eight teams took place yesterday the GNIC SC, Woolford Avenue. The teams have been placed in two zones and will play each other once with the top two from each zone going through to the semi finals which will be contested on Saturday followed by the final on Sunday.
Zone A is comprised of Choke Success Masters, Parika Defenders, Fisherman XI and Tropical Springs while zone B includes Ariel, Albion, Regal and Mike’s Wellman. Matches are slated for the Malteenoes Sports Club, GNIC SC, Gandhi Youth Organisation and Ogle SC.
The winning team will take home a trophy and $200,000 while the runner up will receive a trophy and $50,000.
Samuel Kingston of the GSCL Inc indicated that the matches are expected to be keenly contested since all teams boost a number of experienced players. He said that the competition is a historic one given that this year marks Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary.
In the opening fixtures Choke Success Masters will face Tropical Springs, Parika Defenders will play Fisherman XI, Ariel will take on Mike’s Wellman and Albion will face Regal.
In the second round, Success will battle Parika, Fisherman XI will challenge Tropical Springs, Albion will
entertain Ariel and Regal will take on Mike’s Wellman.
The third round will see Success facing Fisherman XI, Parika playing Tropical Springs, Ariel matching skills with Regal and Albion doing battle with Mike’s Wellman.
Mike’s Copy Centre, Ink Plus and WJ Enterprise have joined Regal Stationery and Computer Centre and Regal Sports as the sponsors.
Among the players expected to grace the tournament are Longsford Klass, Eon Abel, Eric Thomas, Mahase Chunilall, Dharam Persaud, Richard Persaud, Mike Singh, Ricky Persaud, Mohamed Rafeek, Lynden Lyght and Shaheed Mohamed. Action gets underway at 09:30 hrs.
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