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Photos: Cup Match Fashions From Day Two

Photos: Cup Match Fashions From Day Two

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] For many people, Cup Match is all about the fashion. Most look forward to it all year but especially the fashion-minded who prepare their outfits ages in advance so that they can be dressed to impress. This year was no exception with plenty of great fashion on display at Somerset Cricket Club. We caught up with a few... Read more of this article

Police: “No Major Incidents” Over Cup Match

Police: “No Major Incidents” Over Cup Match

Police have reported that there were no major incidents over the Cup Match period noting that there have been nine collisions, four of which resulted in injury, eighteen arrests for different offences and one high speed chase. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “As of 9:00 am on Saturday, August 4, 2018, the Bermuda Police Service can report... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Second Day Of 2018 Cup Match

Photo Set #2: Second Day Of 2018 Cup Match

The second day of the annual Cup Match Classic cricket game came to a conclusion with Somerset winning a historic Cup Match in a dramatic 2 to 1 fashion. After putting up 121 in the first innings, St George’s were only able to add 223 in the second to provide Somerset with an innings, and 35 run victory. Thousands of fans watched and enjoyed the... Read more of this article

One Hour Video: 2018 Cup Match Presentation

One Hour Video: 2018 Cup Match Presentation

After an exciting two days of cricket, the Cup Match presentation is taking place this evening [August 3] at Somerset Cricket Club, and you can tune in and watch live below, view our live updates here and for all our coverage of Cup Match click here. Update: The live broadcast has concluded, and the 1-hour live video replay is belowUpdate: Photos... Read more of this article

Somerset Wins 2018 Cup Match Classic

Somerset Wins 2018 Cup Match Classic

[Written by Don Burgess] Somerset won a historic Cup Match in dramatic 2 to 1 fashion. After putting up a massive total of 378 runs on the first day, the Red and Blue bowled out St George’s twice. After putting up a paltry 121 in the first innings, St George’s were able to only add 223 in the second to provide Somerset with an innings, and 35 runs... Read more of this article

McGinger Comic: Sleeping Or Can We Play Yet?

McGinger Comic: Sleeping Or Can We Play Yet?

[Written by McGinger Design Lab] In the fourteenth of a new comic series from McGinger Design Lab, the question is asked as to whether play can begin yet. Related StoriesJuly 28: PLP To Host Pre Cup Match Fish Fry Full Scorecard: 2017 Cup Match Cricket Classic 2017 Cup Match Teams Selected & Announced BFSA To Host Sportsmanship... Read more of this article

Live Updates & Audio: 2018 Cup Match Game

Live Updates & Audio: 2018 Cup Match Game

[Updating] Concerts, beach parties and the much anticipated Somerset vs St. George’s cricket match are all on the agenda for this year’s Cup Match holiday, bringing everyone on the island together as they support their favorite team and enjoy themselves, and we will be providing updates throughout the holiday.Cup Match Holiday InformationWhat’s... Read more of this article

Photos: Second Day Of 2018 Cup Match Classic

Photos: Second Day Of 2018 Cup Match Classic

The second day of the annual Cup Match Classic cricket game is taking place today [Aug 3], with the teams reconvening on the field to continue their rivalry as thousands of fans enjoy the festivities. This first photo gallery from the day highlights the match and the festivities surrounding it. For live updates on the match over the rest of the... Read more of this article

What’s Open Over The Cup Match Holiday

What’s Open Over The Cup Match Holiday

With the Cup Match holiday upon us, many businesses close or change their hours as people across the island take part in the always popular celebrations, with the list below detailing some of the businesses that are open over these two days. To have your business hours added to the list, please contact support@bernews.com.Gas Stations RUBiS Dowling’s... Read more of this article

Douglas, Fray Set New First Wicket Partnership

Douglas, Fray Set New First Wicket Partnership

Chris Douglas and Terryn Fray set a new first wicket partnership when they amassed 152 runs during the first day of Cup Match today [Aug 2], with the Somerset duo breaking the previous record of 143 runs set by St George’s pair Wendell Smith and Arnold Manders back in 1991. The match continues and you can view our live updates here. Related... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: First Day Of 2018 Cup Match

Photo Set #2: First Day Of 2018 Cup Match

The much anticipated annual Cup Match holiday got underway today [Aug 2], with people celebrating in a variety of ways from one end of the island to the other, with the first day of the cricket match the most notable event of the opening day. For live updates on the match over the next two days, click here, and you can see all of our Cup Match coverage... Read more of this article

Review: Chronixx, Cup Match Summer Splash

Review: Chronixx, Cup Match Summer Splash

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Chronixx finally arrived in Bermuda and took the island by storm on the eve of Emancipation celebrations. The Jamaican conscious reggae singer performed at Cup Match Summer Splash at the National Stadium and brought the roots and culture to Bermuda at an opportune time. His performance was highly anticipated as Bermudians... Read more of this article

Audio: Premier & Club Presidents On Cup Match

Audio: Premier & Club Presidents On Cup Match

The annual Cup Match Classic cricket game is underway today [Aug 2], with people making their way to the west end to enjoy the first of the two-day event, and among those in attendance are Premier David Burt, St George’s Cricket Club President Neil Paynter, Somerset Cricket Club President Vashun Blanchette, and Minister of National Security Wayne... Read more of this article