2012 Hiscox 11&U Celebrity Cricket Festival

Fiona Holmes
Fri, Jun 29, 2012 12:51 AM


Hamilton, Bermuda, Thursday 21 June ? Today the Bermuda Cricket Board (BCB) and Hiscox, the specialist insurer, jointly announced plans for the 2012 Hiscox 11&U Celebrity Cricket Festival to celebrate community based youth cricket. The Festival takes place on Saturday 7 July at the National Sports Centre, North Field.

The line-up for Saturday is as follows:

11&U East vs. 11&U West ? 9:30am start

Celebrities vs. 11&U National Team ? 1pm start

Celebrity Team: Glenn Blakeney, JP, MP, Michael Scott, JP, MP, Kim Wilson, JP, MP, Michael Weeks, JP, MP, Marc Bean JP, MP, Michael Jackman, Sluggo, Power Girl, Nikita Robinson, Nadanja Bailey, Christopher and Ashley Estwanik, Jay Donowa, Justin Donowa, Lionel Cann and more ?

There will be free children?s entertainment during the day including face painting, bouncy castle and slide. Lunch and a free t-shirt will be provided for the first 200 to attend.

There will be a raffle and all proceeds will go to the BCB Pee Wee Cricket Program.

Minister of Youth Affairs & Families, the Hon. Glenn Blakeney, JP, MP, said, ?I fully support community based youth cricket as a wonderful opportunity to enable talented players of the game to be nurtured at an early stage of their development and harness excellence in sports. I also wish to commend our community partners ? Hiscox Insurance Company in supporting the growth of cricket in Bermuda.?

Charles Dupplin, Chief Executive Officer, Hiscox Bermuda said, ?The score is 2-1 to the U11s in the years to date and I know both sides will be very much looking forward to this next match which I hope will again prove a very popular family day out.?

Lloyd Fray, President of the Bermuda Cricket Board, stated, ?The BCB is excited to partner once again to provide a fun family day of cricket for the community and to raise money for the BCB?s FREE Pee Wee Cricket Program. The Pee Wee Cricket program is the foundation of our Youth Development Program, which introduces the game of cricket in a fun, structured and safe environment. I would like to encourage the community to come out and support our future cricketers compete against an exciting line up of celebrities for a great family day out of fun!?

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