World famous clubs to benefit from Digicel Grassroots Grants

 

St John’s, Antigua – The world renowned Kingston Cricket Club (KCC) and Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) are among eight clubs which have been selected in the second round to benefit from the WICB Digicel Grassroots Club Grants Programme.

The home club of the legendary West Indies captain Clive Lloyd and former world record holder for most wickets in Tests, Lance Gibbs – the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) – has also been selected to benefit from the Grant Programme.

The club of former West Indies fast bowler Kenny Benjamin – Liberta Sports Club will benefit from the programme to build all weather batting nets.

GCC, which is based at Bourda will also use the grant to construct all weather batting nets; the same will be done by DCC.

Kingston Cricket Club which is housed at Sabina Park will use their grant monies to execute training programmes.

The WICB Digicel Grassroots Club Grants Programme has been widely successful after the initial period when ten clubs were selected to be the initial beneficiaries.

Digicel Grassroots Grants Recipients – Period 2

Antigua

Liberta Sports Club – All weather batting nets

Guyana

Demerara Cricket Club – All weather batting nets

East Bank Demerara Cricket Association – Field and fencing

Georgetown Cricket Club – All weather batting nets

Grenada

At Andrew’s Cricket League – Gears and training programme

Jamaica

Kingston Cricket Club – Training programme

St Vincent

Neil Williams Cricket Inc – Training programme

Trinidad

Preysal Cricket Club – Gears and training programme

 

Digicel Grassroots Grants Recipients – Period 1

Barbados

Isolation Cavaliers – Pitches and cricket gears

Pickwick Cricket Club – Covers, nets, boundary rope, cricket equipment

St Catherine Sports and Social Club – Ground preparation and land filling

Trinidad

First Citizen Clarke Road United – Cricket gears and coaching

Orange Field Sports Club – Drive Mower

Antigua

Pigotts Sports Club – Cricket gears and drive mower

Dominica

Grand Bay Sports Committee – Covers, door and burglar bars

Guyana

Wakenaam Community Centre Ground – Sightscreen, ground levelling and rolling

Jamaica

St Catherine Cricket Club – Bowling machine, practice balls, training equipment

St Lucia

Choiseul Cricket Coach Programme – Coaches, playing surface, pitch construction and cricket gears

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Tue, 09/13/2011 - 18:53

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