…Dyna’s outfitting umpires
THE third edition of the annual Prime Minister’s T20 Softball Cup bowls off today at eight venues across Georgetown.
Highlighting today’s first round fixtures is a mouth-watering All Stars clash featuring two-time defending champions Speedboat and archrivals Regal at the Queen’s College ground. Both teams will be aiming to start the prestigious tournament on a winning note and a great contest is in the making.
Another highly entertaining encounter brings together defending Masters champions, Regal against Fishermen at Everest with the former aiming for a third consecutive title.
Matches in the new Legends category will take place at the Queen’s College ground and the famous Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) ground at Bourda.
Other venues being used are YMCA, Malteenoes Sports Club ground, Transport Sports Club ground on Thomas Lands, the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) ground at Base Camp Ayanganna and the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) ground in Queenstown.
Each team will play three round-robin preliminary round matches with the hope of advancing to the semi-finals tomorrow afternoon.
Today will see two preliminary rounds of matches all beginning at 09:30hrs and 13:00hrs respectively while the final preliminary round match takes place on Saturday at 09:30hrs.
The grand finals take place on Sunday at Everest from 09:30hrs. In all, there will be a total of 49 matches over the three days including a lone female encounter on Sunday between Factory Price Divas and Superwoman XI.
While the players representing the 26 teams in the three categories will be looking dazzling in their new and colourful uniforms, so too will the match officials, thanks to Dyna’s Embroidery and Screen Prints.
The Austin Street, Campbellville-based entity handed over a quantity of branded tops to tournament organizer, Georgetown Softball Cricket League Inc (GSCL) which will be used by the 26 umpires who will be standing over the next three days in the international three-tier tournament.
Dyna’s Embroidery and Screen Prints is now in an elite club with local and overseas sponsors that have seen the tremendous benefits of sponsoring the lucrative tournament.
The other sponsors are HL Latino America of Panama, Regal Stationery and Computer Centre, Rajiv Gandhi University of Science and Technology, Chung’s Global, P and P Insurance Brokers, Ink Plus, KFC, Regal Sports, Elegance Jewellery and Pawn Shop, Banks Beer, I-Bet Supreme, Crown Mining Supplies, Bedessee Sporting Goods, Star Party Rentals, Cyber Sports and USA Cricket Zone.