Tucber Park, RHT Bakewell to clash in NBS final
An exciting match is in the making as Tucber Park from New Amsterdam will clash with Rose Hall Town Bakewell in the long awaited final of the 2015 New Building Society Limited (NBS) sponsored 40-over second division cricket competition for teams in Berbice.
After a long delay due to a prolonged raining season and with close to 100 teams taking part, the final is now fixed for the Albion Sports Complex on Sunday October 16, starting at 11:00h. The two teams boast several top youth and seasoned players.
To pick a winner is a difficult task. Tucber Park, who will be led by national coach Julian Moore, have on their line-up players such as former national Under-19 pacer Niall Smith, national Under-19 all-rounder Joel Seitaram, national Under-17 batsman Steve Deonarine, who is fresh from an Under-19 hundred, former Berbice youth wicketkeeper Hakeem Hinds and the hard-hitting Keon DeJesus.
Rose Hall Town Bakewell will be led by former Berbice junior and senior opener, James Fraser, with support from former national wicket keeper/batsman Delbert Hicks, Khemraj Mahadeo, Michael Rengasami, off-spinner Collis Butts, national youth pacer Sylus Tyndall and left-arm spinner Ravi Narine.
The match is expected to attract a large Sunday crowd with musical entertainment at the venue and ball-by-ball updates.
Tucber Park squad: Julian Moore (captain/coach), Steve Deonarine, Hakeem Hinds, Keon DeJesus, Joel Seitaram, Chetram Persaud, Nial Smith, Ameer Seecharran, Trevan Caesar, Omar Weatherspoon, Lookpaul Sahadeo, Leon Swammy, Teron Sampson and Deon Sinclair. Kellon Henry is the Manager.
Rose Hall Town squad: James Fraser (captain), Delbert Hicks (player/coach), Khemraj Mahadeo, Michael Rengasami, Ravi Narine, Sylus Tyndall, Mark Papannah, Surendra Kissoondyal, Randolph Lewis, Collis Butts, Simon Naidu, John Mankarran and Joel Pike.
The Berbice Cricket Board takes this opportunity to thank NBS for its continued support over the years. Current West Indies leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo and many other top players coming out of Berbice participated in this competition.
Cover photo caption: Joel Seitaram (left) and Khemraj Mahadeo