MSC to host Nizam Hafiz Memorial contest today


THE THOMAS Lands-based Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) will today host an American Cricket XI, in a Nizam Hafiz Memorial 40 overs affair from 11:00hrs.
This game is played in memory of Hafiz, a former national youth and senior player who died in the September 11, 2001 tragedy in the United States of America. Hafiz played for the host club of today’s fixture, while living in Guyana and after migrating to the USA, played in the American Cricket Society and also represented his new homeland in various ICC tournaments.
Players of the calibre of Neil Barry Sr, Lennox Cush, Gregory Williams, Edward Barker, Winston Semple, Shawn Holder and Colin Stuart, who all played alongside Hafiz when he represented MSC, will turn out today and roll back the years to the memory of their former club mate.
The final XI for today’s encounter will be chosen from:
MSC: Neil Barry, Winston Semple, Troy Lewis, Shawn Holder, Lennox Cush, Aditya Ramnarine, Colin Stuart, Gregory Williams, Linden Gilbert, Kevon Williams, Edward Barker, Arron Fraser, Paul Castello and Quason Nedd.
Americas XI from: Karran Ganesh, Wasim Ramdath, Zamin Hamin, Terry Hastoo, Ralph Ogle, Dyanand Roopnarine, Harriman Joseph, Arif Ilahu, Tamil Khan, Hasrat Amin and Surendra Hiralall.