The national cricket selectors have made one change to the surging Guyana Jaguars 13-man squad for their third round encounter against second place Leeward Islands Hurricanes which begins Thursday at Warner Park, St Kitts.
A sense of ruthless is brewing in the Guyana Jaguars setup as they head into their second-round clash of Cricket West Indies Profession league with both skipper Leon Johnson and coach Esuan Crandon speaking of a need to improve the side’s performance even after dominating the Jamaica Scorpions in the opening round of their title defence.
At just age 19, Keemo Paul is embracing the tag of being a genuine all-rounder and is shouldering the responsibility quite well.
West Indies ‘A’ side duo, batsman Vishaul Singh and seamer Keon Joseph have been added to the Guyana Jaguars 13-man squad for their clash against the Windward Island Volcanoes beginning on Thursday at the Darren Sammy National Stadium, in St Lucia.
Left-arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul yesterday grabbed his fifth 10-wicket haul to spin three-time defending champions, the Guyana Jaguars, to a 264-run victory over the Jamaica Scorpions to begin their Cricket West Indies 2017/2018 Regional four – day profession league on a winning note at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence.
Half-centuries from Chandrapaul Hemraj and wicketkeeper-batsman Anthony Bramble led the Guyana Jaguars to 258 – 8 against the Jamaica Scorpions at stumps on the opening day of the first-round action in the Cricket West Indies (CWI), Professional four – day league at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence yesterday.
Three-time defending champions the Guyana Jaguars will fancy their chances against a relatively inexperienced Jamaican Scorpions side when the two franchises meet today in the opening round of Cricket West Indies Regional four – day tournament at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence.
Guyanese opening batsman Trevon Griffith who will be turning out for the Jamaica Scorpions against Guyana in the opening round of the Cricket West Indies regional four – day tournament, says he’s not too worried about the lack of experience in the Jamaican side.
The national selectors yesterday announced the squad for the first round of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) regional four-day tournament which begins Thursday at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence.
Guyana All-Star defeated the Caribbean All-Star by five wickets in ‘Cricket Cares’ hurricane relief match at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence last evening.
A number of regional and local cricketers are set to go on show this evening in a Guyana All-Star versus a Caribbean All-Star matchup at the Guyana National Stadium, in a humanitarian gesture to raise funds for hurricane relief after hurricanes Irma and Maria ravished parts of the region recently.
Anthony Adams produced a mean spell of spin bowling while national under – 19 captain Ronaldo Ali-Mohamed blasted an unbeaten 30 in a combined effort to hand the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) a commanding five-wicket win over the Police Sports Club in the second semi-final of the Georgetown Cricket Association, Carib Beer T20 tournament at the GCC ground, Bourda yesterday.
West Indies Under-19 selectee Raymond Perez, yesterday produced an impressive knock to spur the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) to a thrilling four-wicket win over Everest Cricket Club in the first semi-final of the Georgetown Cricket Association, Carib Beer, first-division T20 tournament at the DCC Ground.
Essequibo captured their maiden three – day title after ending atop the points table when curtains came down on the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Jaguars three-day league yesterday.
A well-crafted century from veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul followed by a meticulous bowling effort from the Essequibo’s spinners, carried the Cinderella County side within reach of their first major title when stumps was called on day two of their final round clash against West Demerara at Tuschen, yesterday.
East Coast survived a later afternoon burst from seamer Kevin Gordon who snuffed out two wickets ending day two on 51 – 4 having earned a slim lead of 82 against Essequibo at the Tuschen Sports Club ground, yesterday.
Essequibo ended day one of their Guyana Cricket Board/Franchise League three–day competition against East Bank on 6 – 0 after two overs of seam when bad light stopped play, trailing East Bank by 283 runs at the Tuschen Sports club ground, East Bank Essequibo yesterday.
Sixteen–year-old left-arm spinner Ashmead Nedd grabbed 6–70 while Robin Bacchus and Christopher Barnwell produced attacking second innings knocks to spur Georgetown to a comfortable six-wicket win over West Demerara at the Tuschen Sports Club Ground yesterday in the Guyana Cricket Board/Franchise League tournament.
20 year old West Indies batsman Shimron Hetmyer is one of the brightest batting prospects in the region with much expected of him, and quite frankly, the youngster isn’t at all phased by those expectations.
It is no secret that Guyana has been less than impressive in the shorter format of game over the last three or four seasons.
A fit and raring to go Keon Joseph yesterday departed Guyana for his West Indies ‘A’ team assignment against Sri Lanka ‘A’ during their Caribbean tour set to commence in the coming weeks.
Essequibo remained at the top of the points table after completing an exciting three – wicket victory over Georgetown in fourth-round action of the Guyana Cricket Board/Jaguars three – day franchise league at the Tuschen Sports Club ground, East Bank Essequibo, yesterday.
The aspirations of the petite, 23-year-old national and regional squash champion, Mary Fung-A-Fat, was to simply live a childhood dream of ‘going pro.’ On September 18, Mary participated in her debut match as a full-time pro at the 2017 Nash Cup tournament in London, Ontario, Canada where she gave a solid account of herself despite dropping her match against her English counterpart.
A savage unbeaten half-century from Ricardo Adams carried Essequibo to within reach of victory over Georgetown in the latest round Guyana Cricket Board/Jaguars three-day Franchise League competition at the Tuschen Sports Club Ground, East Bank Essequibo, yesterday.
– fourth round begins today Essequibo heads into the fourth round of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Jaguars Three-Day Franchise League as leaders of the points table and are focused on remaining at the top, according to their assistant coach Ryan Hercules.