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GCB holds Annual General Meeting under new constitution – 28th Jan 2013

shot0013A new man will be batting at the top of the order of the Guyana Cricket Board, after the organization held its Annual General Meeting on Sunday, under its new constitution which the Board says was unanimously endorsed by all 18 reps to the Board, but this was not without its share of controversy.

Just last week, contempt proceedings were filed against several members of the old executive.

Dru Bahadur was the only nominee for the post of President suceeding, now resigned, Ramsey Ali.

Yesterday’s election was observed by a Director of the West Indies Cricket Board, Barbadian Conde’ Riley and Communications Manager, Imran Khan.

Dru Bahadur says, he intends to work with all the country Boards as the new executive will be focusing on returning to normalcy, Guyana’s cricket.

Anand Sanasie, who was re-elected as the Secretary, said, the impasse between the last Board and the Government had some adverse effects on the operations of the Guyana Cricket Board. He said, with a new executive, recognised by the WIBC and the ICC, he expects now, that there will be no more politics in Guyana’s cricket.

Riley says that he was pleased with the electoral process, since it was in keeping with the Constitution of the Guyana Cricket Board.



From Cricket to Football: Carmel, Richard Ishmael and New Campbellville Secondary all registered wins when the Milo Under-20 Football Competition continued yesterday at the Ministry of Education Ground, Carifesta Avenue.

Ishmael defeated Central High 5- nil, while New Campbellville  beat Sophia Special 4- nil. In the curtain raiser a Carmel registered a 2-1 win over Chase Academy.

Organizer Marlon said, the tournament was already achieving its objectives.

There are over  two hundred thousand dollars in prizes up for grabs in the  tournament.

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