DCB Inter-County one-day trial matches set for Thursday/Friday

—Sarwan Chanderpaul named in squads

The Demerara Cricket Board (DCB) yesterday named three squads to participate in trial matches on Thursday and Friday in an effort to select the Demerara team for the upcoming Guyana Cricket Board one day Inter County tournament.

The El Dorado Senior Inter-County limited overs competition which will be contested on a round robin basis among Demerara, Berbice and Essequibo teams is expected to bowl off on September 21.

The trial matches will be contested at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) ground, Bourda and the teams will be led by national players, Steven Jacobs, Leon Johnson and West Indies T20 player, Christopher Barnwell.

The Jacobs-led team features players such as Robin Bacchus, Andrew Lyght Jr., Zaheer Mohamed, and Andre Stoll while Team Two, led by Johnson, will include young Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Rajendra Chandrika, Collis Butts and Paul Wintz.

Leon Johnson
Leon Johnson

Barnwell will lead a team which includes Amazon Warriors’s Trevon Griffith, Ryan Ramdass, Derwin Christian and Brian Sattaur.

Steven Jacobs
Steven Jacobs
Christopher Barnwell
Christopher Barnwell

The trials will be used to help select the players for the upcoming Senior Inter-county season. All players are requested to be at the playing venue at 9:00 am.

Team ‘1’: Steven Jacobs (Captain), Robin Bacchus, Andrew Lyght Jr., Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Chanderpaul  Hemraj, Kemol Savory, Deonarine Seogobin, Zaheer Mohamed, Amir Khan, Leon Scott, Carl Rambarose. Kellon Carmichael, Andre Stoll and Stephon Brown

Team ‘2’: Leon Johnson (Captain), Shemroy Barton, Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Joseph Perry, Rajendra Chandrika, Alvinda Shewpersaud, Vishal Singh, Shaquille Williams, Collis Butts, Charwade McPherson, Joshua Wayde, Paul Wintz and Jetendra Sookdeo

Team ‘3’: Christopher Barnwell (Captain),Trevon Griffith Ryan Ramdass, Brian Sattaur, Derwin Christian, Dexter Solomon, Balwenda Shivpersaud, Raj Nannan, Steven Sankar, Elton Baker, Shivram Persaud, Carlos La Rose,  Seon Daniels and Yetesh Denpaul

More in Sports

MVP Shemaine Campbelle accepts her MVP trophy from Match
Referee Grantley Culbard.

Guyana whip Leewards by 96 runs in WICB Women’s T20 tourney

Unbeaten half centuries from Shemaine Campbelle and Lashauna Toussaint helped Guyana hammer the Leeward Islands by 96 runs in the final round of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Women’s T20 tournament.

Dexter Gonsalves

Corley looking to chop down Gonsalves come August

Former world champion, DeMarcus ’Chop Chop’ Corley (46-27-1, 26 KO’s)’s career has seen him fight in more than 15 countries across the globe.

brenessa et al

Local athletes, chef-de-mission set to depart for Rio

With 10 days until the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the world’s best athletes are starting to arrive in the host nation.

default placeholder

Defending champs storm into semi-finals

Defending champions Wismar/ Christianburg Secondary stormed their way into the semi-finals of the Digicel Schools football championships by dismantling Region #6 winners Tutorial Secondary 6-0 in their quarterfinal fixture yesterday at the Leonora Sports Facility.

default placeholder

FIFA ethics panel bans ex-head of German FA for one year

ZURICH, (Reuters) – FIFA’s Ethics Committee has banned Wolfgang Niersbach, the former president of the German Football Association, for one year for failing to report potential misconduct surrounding the award of the 2006 soccer World Cup in Germany.

default placeholder

Michael Jordan speaks against both police killings, targeting of police

(Reuters) Basketball legend Michael Jordan spoke out on police violence yesterday and announced two $1 million grants, to civil rights group NAACP’s Legal Defense Fund and to a group that works on improving police relations with communities.

Comments

About these comments

The comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit or delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity.

Stay updated! Follow Stabroek News on Facebook or Twitter.

Get the day's headlines from SN in your inbox every morning: