Works ongoing at LBI Community Centre

first_imgDESPITE being without an executive body, Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) has continued its major rehabilitation works on the LBI Community Centre ground.At present crush and run gravel is being applied onto the wicket base. The fence and pavilion have been completed.The upgrading of the facility became a reality after GCB secured the lease from the Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc. (GUYSUCO), last year January. This has paved the way for the board to invest approximately $600M in the next few years towards the general upgrading of the facility to benefit the cricketing community.GCB had already invested close to $75M a few years ago to construct the existing hostel, the Chetram Singh Centre of Excellence, at that location and over the years the Board has saved a lot of accommodation expenses with the use of this hostel to house its players.In addition to the facilities for the accommodation of teams preparing for local and regional tournaments, the Centre comprises indoor nets, a gym and a lecture room, all designed to turn out more rounded players, who are prepared to meet the challenges of the modern game.The multi-million dollar structure was officially opened in 2010. It is expected that the bulk of the funding will come from the board through the funds from the franchise leaguelast_img

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