BCB/Brian Ramphal Double Wicket Tournament bowls off today

first_imgThe Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) will be launching its historic Brian Ramphal Double Wicket Tournament for Berbice First Division Teams, thereby continuing to break new ground with the hosting of record cricket tournaments in the Ancient County.Twelve pairs drawn from ten clubs are set to be participating in the tournament, which would have close to $150,000 in prizes and trophies up for the taking.Overseas-based Guyanese Brian Ramphal is sponsoring the tournament as part of his million-dollar contribution to Berbice Cricket for 2018.The participating clubs are Blairmont; West Berbice; Police; Rose Hall, Canje; Tucber Park; Albion; Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club (RHTYSC); Port Mourant; Upper Corentyne; and Skeldon. Clubs were mandated to provide three names each for the entire tournament, but Rose Hall Town and Albion would provide two pairs each, while the others have a pair each.Each game should consist of four overs per side, to be bowled in twenty minutes. The two players shall bowl two overs each, while only two players shall be allowed off the 30 yards for the first two overs, and a maximum of five for the remaining overs of an innings.Each pair would be supported by six fielders provided by their clubs. The fielders shall be attired in whites while the pair would wear their coloured first division uniform.All no balls shall be a free hit, while both batsmen would have to be dismissed for an innings to be closed before the completion of the four overs. Matches start at 16:15 hours.last_img

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