Cotton Tree crowned AJM Mash It Up T20 champions

Cotton Tree crowned AJM Mash It Up T20 champions

A packed Bush Lot Sports Complex Ground witnessed the Cotton Tree Die Hard team stormed to a championship win in the AJM Mash It Up T20 tournament. Cotton Tree defeated Achievers ‘A’ in the final by 113 runs. Waqar Hassan claimed 5-14 from four overs while Kevon Jawahir’s all-round heroics of 52 and 4-18 and Fawaz Gaffoor’s blazing 79 set up a crushing victory for Cotton Tree. In the tall chase of 223 runs, Achievers never got going despite Leon Andrews pulling Leon Swamy out of the ground, first ball of the chase. Wickets fell at regular intervals as Achievers...

Guyana Harpy Eagles bounce back with big win in West Indies championship

Guyana Harpy Eagles bounce back with big win in West Indies championship

Windward Islands Volcanoes registered their third win on the trot, as they defeated Combined Campuses and Colleges Marooners by eight wickets, while Leeward Islands Hurricanes, Barbados Pride and Guyana Harpy Eagles, also secured wins in their respective Round three West Indies Championship encounters on Saturday. Set 125 for victory at Chedwin Park, Volcanoes cruised to their target with West Indies batsman Alick Athanaze finishing unbeaten on a 58 off 42 balls. He struck six fours and three sixes in an unbroken 83-run third wicket stand with Trinidadian left-hander Jeremy Solozano, who struck an unbeaten 61-ball 42, which included six fours....

Anxious Mickle confident of Achievers being crowned AJM T20 champions

Anxious Mickle confident of Achievers being crowned AJM T20 champions

Senior Berbice all-rounder Kwesi Mickle is confident of putting on a good showing at today’s AJM T20 Mash It Up T20 tournament. Mickle and his side will play game one at 9:30h at Bush Lot Sports Complex Ground, West Berbice, when Achievers ‘A’ take on Bush Lot United. Reflecting on the last AJM tournament, Mickle said despite it being second division, it was highly competitive. “I am anxiously waiting for today so we can be the champions to be honest. The ⁠experience was great honestly, I know it’s second division but it was very competitive.” “The atmosphere was wonderful the...

Bush Lot Sports Club eyeing championship glory at AJM T20

Bush Lot Sports Club eyeing championship glory at AJM T20

The Bush Lot Sports Club will be aiming to go all the way towards championship glory at tomorrow’s AJM Mash It Up T20 tournament, at the Bush Lot Sports Complex Ground, West Berbice. The home team is optimistic of the cricket extravaganza with more than one million dollars in cash and prizes. In the last AJM tournament, Bush Lot won five of their six games. In a statement by the club, they highlighted that they have new additions to their batting line-up. “We are very optimistic of this mash one day extravaganza. We have some new additions to our batting...

Guyana U-15 player Arif Khan ready to shine bright at AJM T20

Guyana U-15 player Arif Khan ready to shine bright at AJM T20

National Under-15 fast-bowler Arif Khan will suit up for Cotton Tree Die Hard team on Saturday, February 24 at the AJM ‘Mash It Up’ T20 tournament. Khan and his Cotton Tree teammates will be out to set the tone at Bush Lot Sports Complex Ground in Region Five when three other teams do battle for cash prizes of one million Guyana dollars. “I am really looking forward for the AJM tournament again. I enjoyed the atmosphere last time I played and enjoyed the challenge. It’s a really great experience for me as well so I’m really looking forward. I enjoyed...

Antigua & Barbuda Falcons confirmed as new CPL team

Antigua & Barbuda Falcons confirmed as new CPL team

The newest franchise in the Republic Bank Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has been launched. The Antigua & Barbuda Falcons were officially unveiled during a gala opening ceremony hosted by the franchise owners – WORLDWIDE Sports Management Group. Parimatch, the number one global gaming platform will proudly serve as the Title Sponsor of the team. The event was held on Tuesday evening at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, which will be the home of Antigua & Barbuda Falcons when they compete in the 2024 edition of the Republic Bank CPL – the Biggest Party in Sport. Krishna (Kris) Persaud, Founder and President of...

Imlach takes over as captain of Guyana Harpy Eagles team

Imlach takes over as captain of Guyana Harpy Eagles team

West Indies selectee Tevin Imlach returned from Australia and will take over as captain of the Guyana Harpy Eagles team, replacing Kevlon Anderson. The Guyana Cricket Board communicated this message in a WhatsApp group to media operatives, that Imlach will sit at the helm of Guyana’s leadership, while Anderson will serve as vice-captain. On Tuesday morning at 9:19h, the GCB said: Anderson continues as captain, Nial Smith and Shamar Joseph’s injuries to be reevaluated this week. An update later at 11:36h this morning then said Imlach will take over the captaincy while Anderson will now serve as his deputy, the...

Swamy seeking stellar performances at AJM T20 tournament

Swamy seeking stellar performances at AJM T20 tournament

National youth all-rounder Leon Swamy will return to the Cotton Tree Die Hard team for the AJM ‘Mash It Up’ T20 tournament, which bowls off on Saturday, February 24, at the Bush Lot Sports Complex in Region Five. A product of the Tucber Park Cricket Club, Swamy is a left-handed batter who bowls brisk right-arm seam, and is an all-rounder who has built a solid reputation for dominating limited overs cricket. In the last AJM second-division T20 tournament, Swamy was among the top performers, demonstrating his prowess with scores of 54, 61 not out, 37, and 22 not out. With...

Cotton Tree’s star bowler Waqar Hassan aims to top charts in AJM T20

Cotton Tree’s star bowler Waqar Hassan aims to top charts in AJM T20

Cotton Tree Die Hard star bowler Waqar Hassan is a man on a mission, as he aims to top the wicket charts at the upcoming AJM T20 tournament, which bowls off on February 24 at Bush Lot Sports Complex, West Berbice. Hassan, who ended with 17 wickets in the AJM second-division tournament last December, and won the best-bowler accolade, said he is also aiming to contribute with the bat. “Well, the last tournament was very competitive, and I really enjoyed the game with [the] ball, especially with those five-wicket hauls. I’m looking forward to dominating again this tournament, not with...

Demerara dethrone Berbice to win female T20 inter-county

Demerara dethrone Berbice to win female T20 inter-county

It was a rare sight in Guyana women’s cricket when Demerara defeated Berbice in the senior female inter-county T20 tournament. Led by Cherry-Ann Fraser’s 4-9 from four overs, Demerara bowled out Berbice for 34 from 15 overs at Malteenoes Sports Club. In reply, Demerara won by five wickets, laboring to 35-5 from 13.2 overs to clinch victory over rivals, Berbice for the first time in over a decade. The West Indies seamer, Fraser started proceedings and rocked the star-studded Berbice batting line-up. In yet another poor batting display in the tournament, only Kaysia Schultz, a West Indies player reached double...