The Bermuda Cricket Board (BCB) and Hiscox Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited is pleased to announce that the 2011 Hiscox 11&U Celebrity Cricket Festival to celebrate youth cricket was a great success. With a game that featured a celebrity team of 26 players and enjoyed by many, the Celebrity team made history and defeated the U11 National Academy team for the first time. The U11s scored 91 and the Celebrities finished with a comfortable 123.
Play of the Game: Jadae Wade
Celebrity of the Match: David Roach, Hiscox employee and Reggae singer, Roachkiller, was the top scorer with 20 runs, 2 wickets. David took an incredible flying catch to give Power Girl her first wicket in the Celebrity Festival. David picks up this award for a second year in a row!)
U11 Player of the Match: Kalai Hollis the top scorer with 18 runs and tidy wicketkeeping.
U11 East v West All-Star Game
In the U11 East vs. West All-Star game, the West defeated the East by six wickets. The final score was U11 East, 73/9 and U11 West, 74/4. The MVP for the East v West game was Dalin Richardson. The Hiscox U11 League continues to the end of June with play-offs and another East v West All Star game on Saturday 18 June, 12pm at the NSC, North Field.
Charles Dupplin, Chief Executive Officer, Hiscox Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited said,
"It was a great family day, with perfect weather and a good spirited match with great moments of skill on both sides. It seems the Cabinet could field its own team!"
Mr. Reginald Pearman, President of the BCB stated,
"The BCB would like to thank all the celebrities and the many volunteers and staff who took part in organising what proved to be a great family day of youth cricket. I am particularly pleased to announce that the raffle surpassed last year's total and we raised over $1200 for the Sunshine League. In addition, Hiscox have agreed to double the money raised for the deserving charity! This event could not have happened without the support of Hiscox Insurance Company (Bermuda) who continue to support the 11&U League, our most popular leagues. The BCB is extremely proud of the young players who competed and showcased their talent to all who attended."