Maryland based Tenelec Inc. pumps G$1.25 M into U-15 & Div. 1 50 overs tournaments
The year 2010 is still one month away but Berbice Cricket Board
(BCB) has already secured sponsorship for two major competitions in the
Ancient County for next year compliments of Tenelec Inc. of Maryland,
The overseas based company has joined hands with the Berbice Board to
continue a highly successful relationship which started two years ago,
2007. Tenelec has injected a total of $1.25 Million for hosting the
Tenelec Inc. /Berbice Under-15 and Tenelec Inc. /Berbice 50 overs First
The company headed by Tom Gruentzel and Bobby Deonarine, who is the
uncle of West Indies Test Player Narsingh Deonarine, has expressed
total satisfaction with the BCB’s financial stewardship apart from
their successful staging of the competition over the years.
BCB President Keith Foster at the presentation ceremony hailed the
contribution of Tenelec which aids in the development of Berbice
cricket. He noted the importance of the Under-15’s which together with
the Under 13’s is the nursery for the sport in Berbice since it guides
and nurtures the young players in becoming professionals as well as
positive role models.
Tenelec’s sponsorship at the first-division level has been a main
contributory factor in Berbice dominating the senior inter-county
tournaments. The Ancient County won both the One Day and Four Day
tournaments this year.
Treasurer of the BCB Anil Beharry in accepting the cheque expressed his
delight at the renewal of the sponsorship so early. He stated that the
board had to be doing things right for a major sponsor to renew its
sponsorship before the start of the year.
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