The Guyana Floodlights Softball Cricket Association (GFSCA) will be represented by two teams at the annual New York Independence Cup, 2018. The tournament is set to be run from June 29 to July 1, and will be hosted by the New York Softball Cricket League (NYSCL).The teams are defending champions Floodlights Over 45, which humiliated arch rivals Regal Masters (also from Guyana) in the 2017 final; and, for the first time, Floodlights Legends Over 50.Floodlights Over 45 team is undoubtedly the reigning International Softball Cricket Team, winning eight international softball masters titles so far. They have won the Guyana Softball Cup thrice, NY Legends Cup twice 2, Orlando Cup twice, and Florida Cup once. They were also seven times’ runners-up. The well rounded and extremely talented team twice defended their title at international tournaments, namely Guyana Softball Cup (2016 and 2017) and Orlando Cup (2017 and 2018), in the process defeating Regal Masters both times.The GFSCA President, Ramchand Ragbeer, has said in a statement that he is confident of defending the NY Legend Cup Title to make it three times in a row that they will defend a title. He said his team has survived the test of time, winning twenty consecutive matches in annual international softball cricket tournaments, beginning with the Orlando Cup in 2017 and concluding with the Orlando Cup 2 in March 2018.Practice is being held daily at New Trafford, an all-weather Turf Practice facility at 93 Dennis Street, Campbellville. A pool of thirty players was recently selected, with Ramo Malone being mandated to lead the Floodlights Over 45 and veteran Dharam Persaud being mandated to lead the Floodlights Legends Over 50.The players are: Ramo Malone, Anil Beharry, Uniss Yusuf, Robert Mohan, Tulshi Lutchman, Ramesh Narine, Jagdish Persaud, Lloyd Ruplall, Kamraj Sumair, Akash Lutchman, Clive Canterbury, Richard Kellawan, Thiladeo Tribhowan, Wayne Jones, Dharam Persaud, Armogan Gopaul, Goordial Mattai, Stephen Narine, Surendra Nauth, Ricky Deonarain, Vejai Lutchman, Mike Singh, Rabindra Singh, Richard Ramsuchit, Rohan Dudnauth, Vicky Ramsaywack, Jailall Deodass, Teekchand Madho, Naidu Gopaul; and Unos Baksh is standby.