UDCA receive gear from GCB, as cricket continues its rebirth in Region 10

first_imgTHE newly-elected executive body of the Upper Demerara Cricket Association (UDCA) recently acquired a number of gear and equipment from the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) as development continues in Linden, Region 10.Headed by GCB Territorial Development Officer (TDO) Colin Stuart and his assistant, Kavita Yadram, UDCA President Mr. Jermaine Figueira, last week Friday, accepted the wide array of cricket gear which included bats, pads, gloves, helmets and other pieces of equipment.Figueira, who was recently elected president of the Mining Town’s association, thanked the GCB for their timely contribution which came at short notice.He stated that the UDCA and the GCB will further collaborate in an effort to revamp cricket in Linden, adding that discussions are already on the way for construction of two clay wickets at the McKenzie Sports Club and the Linden Technical Institute grounds.Stuart, the ex-Guyana/West Indie Test pacer, in his remarks, noted that the GCB was thrilled to continue their mandate in ensuring that the clubs and venues across the country are properly sustained and equipped with gear and facilities necessary for producing top-tier cricketers.He noted that with the wealth of talent in the community, players can now be nurtured under a well-managed environment. “We are confident that you, Mr. Figueira, and your supporting colleagues, will be able to positively address the development and empowering needs of the said region,” Stuart ended.last_img