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VI cricket banks on Scotiabank to provide balls!

The British Virgin Islands Cricket Association (BVICA) recently announced that Scotiabank has joined the local cricket family with sponsorship of the cricket balls currently being used during the LIME Super Fast League Twenty 20. Photo: Internet Source
President of the BVI Cricket Association, Charlie E. Jackson. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson/Facebook
President of the BVI Cricket Association, Charlie E. Jackson. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson/Facebook
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The British Virgin Islands Cricket Association (BVICA) recently announced that Scotiabank has joined the local cricket family with sponsorship of the cricket balls currently being used during the LIME Super Fast League Twenty 20.

The tournament, which is still in its first round, requires a vast amount of investment into providing balls that regularly disappear into the surrounding bush and tress at Greenland’s, so according to BVICA President Charlie E. Jackson, “having this cost underwritten is a godsend to the organisation of the League.

“With big hitters such as Derol Redhead and Austin McDowall already showing the large crowds how to clear the boundary and with a few other “big guns” still to make their entrance, having one less headache to worry about is good news indeed.”

For over 11 years, Scotiabank has been a long term supporter of Cricket both locally and regionally, mainly through its continued support of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Kiddy Cricket Programme, which is active in eight schools throughout the territory.

According to a Scotiabank press release, “Scotiabank has been playing an important role in helping to promote and develop the sport that unites the Caribbean. From celebrating Cricket’s heritage and ensuring its future, to developing Cricket-themed educational programs for children, Scotiabank is participating in the advancement of the sport through our sponsorship of the BVICA and is working to keep Cricket alive in the minds and hearts of people young and old through the Territory.”

Later today, Sunday March 29, 2015 the Vikings take on the Wolues at 10:00am, with defeat for the Wolues effectively ending their chance of progressing to round two. The second game of the day sees a mouthwatering encounter between new boys Royal Knights and the Cavaliers.

The match starts at 2:00pm

Last weekend, Vincy C.C. became the first to progress into the second round when they routed  Island Boys, who were making a tournament re-appearance following a couple of years hiatus.

As part of the new agreement with Scotiabank, employees of the bank will be able to get a reduced special price to enter the Ground, as long as they produce a valid Bank ID.

3 Responses to “VI cricket banks on Scotiabank to provide balls!”

  • pat (29/03/2015, 15:53) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Well saw
  • johnny (29/03/2015, 21:15) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    The contrast plays out in ways small and large.
  • Plank (30/03/2015, 07:59) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Maybe Alvin need to check these banks to get some sponsor ship to bring music fest back on the beach--try-you never know--you are the district rep.


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