A team of cricketers who are either Guyanese or Surinamese but all live and work in Suriname will travel from Paramaribo to battle a Berbice Super Squad XI from 16:hrs, on Sunday September 11 in the DJ Stress’s Champions T20 Cup at Albion where the feature game which starts at 20:00hrs and feature a galaxy of International Stars.
Dave’s West Indian Imports will sponsor Shiv Chanderpaul and former Guyana U-19 batsman Akshay Homraj, who now resides in the USA but lived in Berbice.
The 20-year-old right-hander played for Guyana U-19s in 2013 & 2014 and says he is excited to return home and once again play at Albion, a club he represented when he lived in Number 48 Village, Corentyne. He now plays in New York.
Promoter Paul ‘DJ Stress’ Bonar, who says he is amazed by the excitement stirring in Georgetown, disclosed that many from Demerara are planning to drive up for the event in Corentyne.
“The drive from Georgetown to the Berbice Bridge is just 90 minutes and from the Berbice Bridge and from there last 15 minutes to the ground. So it is a day and night of fun away from Demerara,” said the Promoter.
The feature match includes Guyanese Chanderpaul and Ramnaresh Sarwan. The pair of former West Indies Captains joins overseas stars Darren Sammy, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Jason Mohamed, Andre Russell, Rovman Powell, Rayad Emrit and Kieron Pollard.
Hometown boys Shimron Hetmyer, Assad Fudadin, Gajanand Singh, Veerasammy Permaul, Davendra Bishoo, Jonathon Foo, Anthony Bramble and Gudakesh Moti will also be aiming to light up the night sky. (Sean Devers)
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