The Young Warriors Cricket Club (YWCC) recently launched its 2019 Mash Cup.
The tournament is making a return after a two-year absence.
The tournament, which commences February 23, will see a number of second-division teams from the area clashing for cash and trophies while patrons can also win gate prizes.
No first-division player will be allowed to participate in the tournament.
According to the Cumberland, Berbice based club, the fundraising tournament will be used by the club to reconnect with its friends, supporters, sponsors and the general community.
“Over the years, proceeds from this event went towards improvements to the club’s facilities and cover the cost of the day to day functions. Many schools, places of worship and other charitable organizations also benefitted,” a release from the club stated.
The release also pointed to the success of the 2016 competition and highlighted some of the supporters over the years including Ansa McAl, Attorney-at-Law Mursalene Bacchus, Prakash Mahadeo of No 19, Ashiek and Son Motor Supplies and Auto Sales, Waqar Sahid of A Ally and Sons, The New Building Society Limited, Mortimer George, Jim Bacchus Travel Service, Republic Bank (Guyana) Ltd, Memorex Enterprise, Danzie’s Clothing, Footwear and Auto Sales, Lilboy Rice Complex, Extreme Trucking Service, Price is Right, Sharple Furniture Establishment, Kris Jagdeo General Contractor, Ahmad Mundal Satar, A Mahabir and Sons, Massay Distribution, Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club, Sukhpaul Business Enterprise, J’S Printery, Roshan Satar Supermarket, Rafeek Kassim, Suresh Persaud Auto Sale, Zai Permaul, Hand In Hand, Office Express, Anirudh Ramcharitar, Balram Shane and others.
The club is encouraging parents and young children to join the club in an effort to return it to its former glory and produce more cricketers like recent West Indies batting star, Shimron Hetmyer. Anyone who wishes to support the event can make contact with Suresh Sripal on 644 7772 or 618 5770, Suresh Dhanai on 685 3101 or any other member of the club.