Home Sports Hyde Park win East Bank Essequibo ‘One Guyana’ Cup
The action continued in the East Bank Essequibo One Guyana Cup with the grand finale, as many witnessed Hyde Park storming to the title and copping the top prize of $500,000.
Batting first in bright sunshine, Hyde Park posted 151, with Wasim Mohamed top scoring with 44. Tuschen Southside were bowled out for 122, with Renaldo Scouten top scoring with 42. Once he was out, Southside never had a chance, as wickets fell regularly, and they had to settle for the runner-up prize of $120,000.
Wasim Mohamed was named Man of the Match, Renaldo Scouten was named Under-19 Emerging Player of the Tournament. He received a gear bag with a cricket bat, batting pads, gloves, and helmet valued at $120,000.
President of the East Bank Essequibo Cricket Association, Mr. Vishal Ambedkar, boasted of the tournament’s success and promised it would become an annual feature for East Bank Essequibo.
The day’s activities started with the first ever 50/50 softball exhibition match, sponsored by MoM in collaboration with Region #3 Softball Cricket Association, the Lions Club, and East Bank Essequibo Cricket Committee.
Hyde Park Softball Team whipped West Bank Speedboat Team to walk away with $60,000 cash prize. Led by Ricardo Adams, who scored 75 and was named man of the match, Hyde Park comfortably chased 145.