Hetemyer now among six junior players to join Amazon Warriors

Amid a furore over the exclusion of under-19 player Shimron Hetmeyer as a junior member of the Amazon Warriors, the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) has distanced itself from that decision and Hetemyer was subsequently included by the franchise after questions were asked.

“As an initiative geared towards the development of our young Guyanese cricketers, the management of the Guyana Amazon Warriors team has decided to include six (6) under-19 players to join the team for the preparation camp and to be part of the Guyana Amazon Warriors team for their home games,” a statement sent on behalf of the Amazon Warriors franchise said. Hetmeyer was one of the six selected which also included Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Kemo Paul, Daniel Basdeo, Kevin Paul, and Akshay Persaud.

The GCB had been asked to nominate three under-19 players for possible selection to the Amazon Warriors squad and earlier, chairman of the GCB’s Junior Selection Panel Nazimul Drepaul, in a statement, distanced his officials from the decision to include Kevin Paul as fourth junior member of the Amazon Warriors.  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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