September 21, 2014

Linden school for Sir Garfield Sobers cricket tournament

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

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.

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