Enmore, Fairfield In Final
The Enmore Community Centre Cricket Club (ECCCC) and Fairfield Sports Club will clash in the final of the ECCCC organised, GT&T-sponsored 35-over hardball cricket competition today at the Enmore Community Centre ground.
The two teams earned the right to contest the final by virtue of winning their preliminary and semi-final matches of the eight-team competition. Action will bowl off at 11:00h, and apart from the on-field action, the ECCCC will stage a fund-raising bar-b-que and beverage bar.
Admission to the venue is free and executives of the Enmore club have urged fans of the home team to wear blue apparel as a show of support. The winning team will receive $30,000 and a trophy, while the losing finalist will pocket $20,000 and a trophy.
Among the individual awards are trophies for the Man-of-the-Match in the final, most runs, most wickets and most catches. Senior executives of GT&T are expected to witness the match and assist in the presentation of prizes at the conclusion.
The ECCCC will depend on the like of former national wicketkeeper/batsman Shiek Mohamed, first-class leg-spinner Amir Khan and skipper Bheemraj Ramkellawan, while Fairfield will look to Tyrone English and Richard Chatura to lead their challenge.
ECCCC squad: Bheemraj Ramkellawan, Chaitram Ramlall, Shiek Mohammed, Javed Mohamed, Vishwanauth Ramlakhan, Ranjeet Hiralall, Nandram Ganesh, Satesh Jainarine, Ramdeo Basdeo, Junior Moriah, Yuvraj Dyal, Amir Khan, David Mahase, Sanjay Jainarine and Shairaz Ali. Jacob Persaud is the manager/coach.
Fairfield squad: Sewedyal Naidu, Richard Chatura, Deonarine Chatura, Ramnarine Chatura, Walter Byrne, Tyrone English, Narine Mangal, Mustac Shaw, Wasim Mustapha, Denard Lovell, Alex Marshall, Leslie Tulsidass, Vishal Persaud, Troy Fazal, Karpaul George, Adrian Bandoo, Motelall Chatura, Prince Pompey, Mohan Bissoon and Leon Targoonchandra.