GCB names team for regional women’s tournament

— Ogle, Smartt named 50-overs, T20 captains

The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) yesterday named a 14-member female team to participate in next month’s Regional women’s one-day and T20 tournaments in Grenada.

The GCB also named June Ogle as captain of the One-Day side and Tremayne Smartt as the national T20 captain.

The players are expected to begin a period of encampment from today at the LBI Hostel and the players are requested to be at the facility for 10am.

Tremayne Smartt
Tremayne Smartt

Coaches Orin Bailey and Monte Lynch will be in charge of the camp along with Andre Percival who has been named team coach.

 June Ogle
June Ogle

The squad was announced yesterday immediately after the female Inter-County match between Berbice and Demerara was abandoned due to rain.

Thursday’s match between Berbice and Essequibo was also abandoned due to rainfall.

The only match that was played was Wednesday’s opening round fixture between Demerara and Essequibo which Demerara won by 35 runs.

As a result, Demerara, who ended on five points, to two points by Berbice and one point by Essequibo were duly declared winners of the limited overs Inter-County tournament.

The squad is:- Tremayne Smartt (captain T20), Erva Giddings, Melanie Henry, Shamaine Campbelle, June Ogle (captain 50-overs), Katana Mentore, Haseena Mohamed, Joann Vansertima, Trishanie Cort, Leana Harris, Latoya Smith, Kavita Yadram, Akaze Thompson and Phaffiana Millington.

Standby: Mandy Mangru, Jacquelyn Singh, Tessa Park, Latoia Toney, Natasha Gangoo and Lashun Toussaint.

The Coach is Andre Percival and Manager is Carol Nurse.

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