MORE FUN FOR FANS DURING AUSTRALIA SERIES
MAY 5TH – KINGSTON, JAMAICA – The Digicel Scotiabank Cricket Experience was a major hit with fans during the recently concluded Sri Lanka leg of the Digicel Home Series 2008.
Prior to matches in Guyana, Trinidad and St Lucia, the DSCE rolled into local cities and fans turned out in their hundreds to catch the action. They competed in the many fun games and won exciting prizes, including mobile phones, MP3 players and more. Fans also got to interact with their favorite West Indies players including captain Chris Gayle, vice captain Ramnaresh Sarwan, Denesh Ramdin, Darren Sammy and many more.
“This is something that has never happened before in the Caribbean and it was good to be a part of it,” said West Indies Captain, Chris Gayle. “I was happy to be among the kids, you could see the joy on their faces. The kids are the future and I was happy to give a little back to them. I’m sure the Digicel Scotiabank Cricket Experience will only get better as we go on and I say well done to Digicel and Scotiabank for making it happen.”
The DSCE will continue for the Australia leg of the Digicel Home Series which commences in Jamaica on May 22.
West Indies legends Lance Gibbs and Richie Richardson were also regular visitors to the DSCE and had fun competing against fans and the current crop of cricketers. The fans also played against some of the West Indies players and in some instances outdid them, winning fantastic prizes along the way.
Fans in Jamaica, Antigua, Barbados, St Vincent, Grenada and St Kitts will be able to come out and enjoy the DSCE activities as their counterparts did in Guyana, Trinidad and St Lucia and take part in games with their favourite West Indies Cricketers and Legends.
The DSCE is a collaborative effort between Digicel and Scotiabank which aims to bring West Indies fans closer to the game and the players by creating fun experiences and opportunities in a relaxed environment where they can learn more about the sport while testing their skills at various aspects of the game such as throwing, batting, bowling, knowledge and more.
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