April 24, 2014

Local umpires for WICUA convention

A group of local umpires will be attending the West Indies Cricket Umpires Council (WICUA) convention which starts on June 28 in Trinidad and Tobago.

President of the Guyana Cricket Umpires Council (GCUC) Dhieranidranauth Somwaru will head the group with 13 confirmed members to date.

In an invited comment on Tuesday, Somwaru said it is a pleasure to attend the convention where they will also observe the 50th anniversary of the WICUA. He said that for the first time Guyana will be represented by such a large contingent.

The umpires that have confirmed their participation so far are Somwaru, Zabeer Zakier, Eddie Nicholls, Arleigh Rutherford, Matthew Kissoon, Drepaul George, Hortence Isaacs, Delvin Austin, Asif Japal, Safil Khan, Clement Brusche and Dawchand Nagassar.

Among the items listed on the agenda for the convention are elections of office bearers, umpires fees, playing conditions and issues affecting umpires in the Caribbean.

Also, interested persons who are willing to assist the GCUC to make the venture possible can contact Eddie Nicholls on telephone number 680-9581 or Zabeer Zakier on 696-3811.

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