For arriving at its current ratings, CRISIL has combined the business and financial risk profiles of BPIL
, CIBA India Ltd, Diamond Dye-Chem Ltd, and CIBA Research (India) Pvt Ltd with BASF India.
They have been a leading light in the BPIL
since they were seconded there due to the restructuring of the Championship several years ago, and they will be marginal favourites against an up-and-coming Colin Valley.
Having carefully assembled his first team panel over a number of years, he felt he boasted one of the most talented sides in the BPIL
, and told his players they might never get a better chance of winning the league, an opinion which has since been vindicated.
And so true to form, the Amateur League and BPIL
clubs were coolly and ruthlessly put in their place at the weekend.
stablemates Newtowne are also in Irish Cup fifth round action as they travel to Holm Park to face Armagh City.
champions Brantwood's Irish Cup defeat of Amateur League holders Drumaness Mills suggests there's precious little to choose between the teams at the top, and Burns agrees, insisting Saturday's clash at The Glade is too close to call.
The Antrim men won 4-1 at home to Ballysillan Swifts in Saturday's BPIL
has seen a high turnover of teams over the past decade with only Desertmartin, Dunloy and Ballynure OB longstanding members of the top division.
HONOURS IN CAREER: Ballymena Provincial Intermediate League title, Reynolds Cup, Canada Trophy, Crawford Cup, promotion to the Coleraine Premier League, runnerup in the BPIL
, runner-up in the Constitution Cup, runner-up in the Coleraine League Shield and BPIL
manager of the year two years in succession.