Martin Pestano-Belle: From Alberttown to the Big Apple

Martin Pestano-Belle is waving the Guyana flag high in the United States

At 23, Martin Pestano-Belle has consistently been amongst the runs and superb behind the stumps over the years and is one for the future having recently expanded his skillset to the United States.

A solid opening batsman who  can bat down the order as well as a decent wicketkeeper with the ability to bowl off spin, Pestano-Belle was born in Alberttown where he enlisted at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) at age six back in 2001.

Growing up with a single parent who is a librarian at the Ministry of Public Health, but with support coming from his father towards his development, Pestano-Belle recalls when he was little he would always pick up a bat and ball eventually spurring his mother and his aunt, Bridget Bess who had known the late coach and West Indies test player, Ivor Mendonca at GCC…..

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