Former West Indies and Guyana off-spinner Roger Harper was elected the new president of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) on Wednesday evening at the GCA’s annual general meeting at the Georgetown Cricket Club main pavilion.
The Guyana Tapeball League (GTL) Twenty20 tapeball cricket tournament bowls into action on February 7 with teams competing for $500,000 in prizes with the winner walking away with $200,000 and a trophy.
Gizmos and Gadgets will be the name associated with the Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club (RHTY&SC) first division team this year after the presentation of a $250,000 cheque last Tuesday at the company’s recently opened Superstore on Wellington Street and North Road.
Farfan and Mendes renewed its 15-year alliance with the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTYSC) with a $160,000 sponsorship cheque for 2010 yesterday at the company’s head office on Urquhart Street, Cummingsburg.
The development of cricket in the ancient county of Berbice took another step forward last Thursday when the Berbice Cricket Board joined with Region Six Contractor Annirud Ramcharitar to launch the BCB/Ramcharitar Construction Firm 40-over First Division Knockout tournament.
With the help of corporate funding, Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) President Alfred Mentore intends to package and sell women’s cricket in order to raise the standard of women’s play in Georgetown and by extension Demerara.