Linden’s Christianburg Wismar Secondary School cricket team has been selected as one of the teams from Guyana to represent the country at the 27th annual Sir Garfield Sobers Under-19 Cricket Tournament in Barbados from July 8-26.
Sir Garfield Sobers
This will be the first time that a team from Linden will be participating in the tournament and the players are currently in preparation mode. The team, under the captaincy of Demerara under-19 player Stephan Brown, is expected to travel with a 19-member contingent, including 16 cricketers and three school officials.
According to the team’s officials, the total cost of airfare, including accommodation and meals per person is approximately $110,000, which will only be made possible through sponsorship. The team is currently in the process of securing sponsors in order to make the venture possible.