Deonarine, Campbelle and Kanhai to be honoured by BCB

first_imgFORMER West Indies batsmen Rohan Kanhai and Narsingh Deonarine, along with Shemaine Campbelle, will be honoured as Berbice greatest cricketers at the senior, junior, and female levels respectively.Rohan ‘Bholalall’ Kanhai, holds the record for the most Test runs, Test appearances and most Test centuries for Berbicians.Deonarine represented Albion, Berbice, Guyana and the West Indies at the Under-15 and Under-19 levels with great success while serving as captain as well. Shemaine CampbelleCampbelle is the only Guyanese female cricketer to have centuries at the club, county, regional and international levels and has represented the West Indies at the 20/20 and ODI levels for close to a decade.A portrait of the three players will be unveiled in the Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) office on the Dr. Tulsi Dyal Singh Wall of Fame.“We strongly believe in honouring our heroes and we want to do so while they are alive. Berbice cricket has been successful over the last 80 years due to the outstanding contributions of countless work performances of countless individuals,” BCB Public Relations Officer Simon Naidu said as he unveiled the board’s plans to honour several outstanding Berbicians as part of its 80th anniversary celebrations.Rohan KanhaiFormer outstanding cricketers Leslaine Lambert, Clayton Lambert, Mahendra Nagamootoo, Deonarine and Derick Kallicharran, will also be inducted into the Berbice Hall of Fame while outstanding administrators Keith Foster, Anil Beharry, Malcolm Peters, Manohar Pooran and Carl Moore would also be inducted into the BCB Hall of Fame for administrators.The contribution of former players: Sudesh Dhaniram, Orvin Mangru, Deonarine Persaud, Andre Percival and Zaheer Moakan will be recognised under the Tribute to Retired Cricketers programme while Angela Haniff, Joseph Simon, Dennis D’Andrade and Esaun Crandon will each receive BCB’s highest individual award, The Tribute to Hero Award of Excellence. BCB president Hilbert Foster stated that every year, the board will strive to honour outstanding heroes.last_img read more

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Time to move on: Chris Tiu retires from basketball

first_imgLATEST STORIES READ: Tiu delivers career game in possible swan songThe former Ateneo star erupted for a career-high 30 points to lead Rain or Shine over NLEX on November 3.Tiu, a true class act on and off the court, played six seasons in the PBA all with the Elasto Painters, who was selected seventh overall in the 2012 draft. He won his lone crown in the 2016 Commissioner’s Cup.ADVERTISEMENT Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Chris Tiu is saying goodbye to basketball. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netChris Tiu on Tuesday officially announced his retirement, ending a fruitful basketball career highlighted by a UAAP championship, a national team stint, and a PBA title.Tiu hanging up his sneakers was expected after already leaning towards retirement following Rain or Shine’s last game of the 2018 season.ADVERTISEMENT My heartfelt gratitude to every person who has been part of my basketball journey!! Most especially to our Lord who makes all things possible 🙏 It’s now time to move on. My heart is full. #17 signing off… pic.twitter.com/BeuGJKObXz— Chris Tiu (@chris_tiu) January 8, 2019FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss Duterte had wanted Albayalde to take terminal leave — Go PLAY LIST 02:31Duterte had wanted Albayalde to take terminal leave — Go06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold00:54Gordon: Albayalde may still face charges even after retirement02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title MOST READ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Philippine Army to acquire MANPADS, self-propelled howitzerscenter_img Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra The 33-year-old Tiu walked away in style after delivering a career performance in what turned out to be his final PBA game. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Derrick Rose sorry after ‘kill yourself’ remark View commentslast_img read more

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