One of the biggest cricket tournaments on the Essequibo Coast will commence on Sunday, March 13 at the Parika Ground – the Champion of East Bank Essequibo 50-Over Cricket Tournament. It will see eight teams competing for top honours.
The teams participating in the competition are Tuschen Southside, Hyde Park, Vergenoegen, Tuschen Sports Club A and B, Zeelugt Sports Club, Parika Sports Club and Parika-Salem Sports Club.
Matches will be played every Sunday at the Parika, Vergenoegen, Tuschen and Zeelugt Grounds until Saturday, April 23 when the grand final will be held. This Sunday will see Parika clashing with Zeelugt in a day-and-night match at the Parika Ground. The game bowls off at 14:00h following the elaborate march pass set for 13:00h.
After the game, there is expected to be a high-level concert featuring De Hitman, out of Trinidad and Tobago alongside the Slingerz Family, 71 Sound System, DJ Amtraxx, the X-Factor Dancers and other entertainment that will sizzle.
The tournament is supported by Two Brothers’ Service Station, TOT Stone Depot, Gulf Motor Oil, Two Brothers Pure Ice, XTra Beer, E-Networks, Medicare Pharmacy, Fargo General Store and Parika Travellers Lounge, Double Day Rentals and First Choice Water.