The Ministry of Culture Youth and Sports (MCY&S) emerged winner of the fourth Corporate Business in Sport (CBIS) cricket festival in Berbice.
Playing in the final at the Albion Sports Complex on Saturday, the ministry team posted a challenging 71-3 off their allotted ten overs. In response, Oldendorff Carriers were restricted to 61-8 when the overs expired.
Earlier in the competition, the Regional Chairman XI was knocked out by Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha; Republic Bank was not open to trading and sent Ansa McAl Trading packing, while Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company unfortunately had to do battle the MCY&S.
Banks DIH Limited did not have enough cash in their bank and were sent home by Demerara Bank. Hand-in-Hand Insurance went down to Karibee Rice and Metro Office Supplies was sent back to the office by Neal and Massy.
Also suffering defeats were New Building Society, who failed get past the Berbice Bridge Company Inc., and the Guyana Power and Light, who went powerless when they came up against Oldendorff Carriers.
In semi-final action, Neal and Massy surrendered to the MCY&S, while Ansa McAl Trading got booted by Oldendorff Carriers.
At the presentation ceremony, MCY&S players were presented with the winner’s cheque, compliments of the Berbice Bridge Company Inc., Ansa Mcal Trading and E-Networks. The runner-up prize came from Republic Bank, Hand-in-Hand Insurance and Roger Greenidge Refridgeration.
Neal and Massy was presented with the third place prize, compliments of Banks DIH Limited, and the Sukhpaul Auto Sales trophy. Alvin Ramdassak of MCY&S copped the Man-of-the-Match award in the final, compliments of Asheik and Sons.
Prizes were also awarded to the highest runscorer of the tournament and bowlers with most wickets in any single innings. (Andrew Carmichael)