The 2018 Prime Minister’s T20 Softball Cup will have an international presence in this the second such tournament.
This was confirmed by organisers, the Georgetown Softball Cricket League Inc., which disclosed that five overseas teams will be participating.
Royal Canadian Masters Cricket Club, Ontario Masters Softball International, Challengers will represent Canada’s title bid while Florida Guyana Hope and Marine Masters from the USA will leave it all on the turf against 19 local teams come October 19-21 when the tournament bowls off in Georgetown.
The tournament, which is expected to draw a large audience during the four days of action, will see the collage of teams vying for the top cash prize of $700, 000 and $600, 000 in the Open and Masters categories respectively.
Runners-up in both categories will receive $100, 000 and trophy.
This year’s tournament will see the use of lighted bails during the duration of the competition while entertainment will be provided by the Crossover Band and Cheerleaders during the final.
Regal Masters and Speedboat are the defending champions.
The tournament is being played in collaboration with National Sports Commission, the Ministry of the Presidency and the Department of Social Cohesion, Culture, Youth and Sport.