Motie, Persaud in Jaguars 13-man squad

Motie, Persaud in Jaguars 13-man squad

Guyana Jaguars have announced their 13-man squad that will meet Jamaica Scorpions on Thursday, February 27 in Trelawny Jamaica. Gudakesh Motie replaced his fellow Albion club-mate Devendra Bishoo who did not earn selection while Akshya Persaud is in the squad after Shimron Hetmyer passed the fitness test and will return to West Indies T20 team. Guyana Jaguars 13-man squad reads Leon Johnson (captain), Vishaul Singh, Anthony Bramble, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Christopher Barnwell, Akshya Persaud, Raymon Reifer, Kevin Sinclair, Veerasammy Permaul, Gudakesh Motie, Keon Joseph and Nial Smith. Jaguars are having a mixed season in terms of results. They have...

Berbice win title in two-wicket thriller

Berbice win title in two-wicket thriller

GCB/Dave West Indian Imports U-15 Inter-county… Story and Photos By Brandon Corlette A fair-sized crowd watched Berbice U-15 dethroned Demerara by a slim margin; winning by two wickets in a low-scoring thriller at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) Bourda. Batting first, Demerara were bowled out for 83, compliments of player of the match, Sanjay Algoo, who bagged 4-9. In reply, Berbice reached their target, ending on 87-8 in 44.2 overs after a crafty inning of 22 by star-player Salim Khan. Earlier, Demerara won the toss and elected to bat first under glorious sunshine. Berbice made early inroads, picking up the...

Titanic battle for title today between Berbice and Demerara

Titanic battle for title today between Berbice and Demerara

GCB/Dave West Indian Imports U-15 Inter-County tournament…After three rounds of intense rivalry in the Guyana Cricket Board/Dave West Indian Imports U-15 Inter-County tournament, the prospect of a spirited final to be contested by Demerara and Berbice looms large. These cricketing leviathans are set to lock horns at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) ground at Bourda today (Saturday, February 22). Having registered three wins in three matches, Berbice are tipped as favorites heading into this round. Berbice will be led by prolific West Indies U-15 player Rampertab Ramnauth, who has an aggregate of 142 runs, having recorded scores of 96, 27...

Hemraj, Emrit propels Rutherford Renegades

Hemraj, Emrit propels Rutherford Renegades

Golden Republic T20 Bash… Led by a brilliant 58 from Chandrapaul Hemraj, Sherfane Rutherford Renegades won by eight wickets in the Golden Republic T20 Bash at the Guyana National Stadium Providence last evening. Watched by a small-sized crowd, compared to Hero Caribbean Premier League, Rutherford Renegades chased down 141 posted by Shimron Hetmyer Hurricanes. Hemraj and Tevin Imlach (43) ensured the Rutherford-led team won comfortably. Earlier, Rutherford Renegades won the toss and elected to bowl first. Lendl Simmons announced himself in style, smashing Keon Joseph for a maximum over wide long-on. Joseph came back in style hitting his lengths and...

Let the games begin! Hetmyer, Rutherford raring to go

Let the games begin! Hetmyer, Rutherford raring to go

Golden Republic T20 Bash…By Brandon Corlette On the eve of the much-anticipated Golden Republic T20 Bash, the captains of the respective teams, Sherfane Rutherford and Shimron Hetmyer, have promised to play an intense brand of cricket despite the exhibition nature of the match. The two teams lock horns at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence today (February 21) from 18:00h. In the press conference held yesterday at the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Office, Rutherford said his Renegades would be aiming to upset Hetmyer’s Hurricanes. “First of all, I want to thank the GCB for having me. We are excited to go...

King Khan’s 7-for rocks Essequibo

King Khan’s 7-for rocks Essequibo

GCB/Dave West Indian Imports U-15 Inter-County tournament… Young Berbice Under-15 spin ‘king’ Salim Khan continued his dream inter-county tournament by picking up 7-16 against a jaded Essequibo team in the third round of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB)/Dave West Indian Imports U-15 Inter-County tournament at Lusignan. Khan’s brilliant off-spin bowling set up a 10-wicket win for Berbice — the third in as many matches for the boys from the ancient county. Essequibo won the toss and elected to bat first in a decision that proved unfortunate for them, as they were bowled out for 42 in 25.3 overs. Only Adesh...

Jaguars in 2nd spot at the half-way stage

Jaguars in 2nd spot at the half-way stage

Five-time defending Regional 4-Day champions, Guyana Jaguars have been in unfamiliar territory in this season. Jaguars are in second with 60.8 points at the half-way stage; in the five matches played this season, they have recorded two wins, suffered two defeats and had one drawn encounter. Barbados Pride are leading the charts with 84.2 points while Jamaica Scorpions are in third position with 57.4 points. Despite Jaguars’ last encounter resulting in a draw, the batting was a huge plus. Christopher Barnwell and Leon Johnson recorded centuries, the first of the season after 10 half-centuries and four rounds played. Leading the...

Solomon confident of Berbice extending dominance

Solomon confident of Berbice extending dominance

GCB/Dave West Indian Imports and Exports U-15 Inter-county…By Brandon Corlette After registering two wins in as many matches in the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB)/Dave West Indian Imports and Exports U-15 Inter-county, the Berbice Under-15 Coach Leslie Solomon is confident of his troops going all the way. Berbice’s latest victory came against Demerara, where they recorded a 64-run win. The boys from the Ancient County will now meet Essequibo today, Thursday, February 20 at Lusignan. After Berbice’s win on Tuesday last, Coach Solomon noted that the team has been performing credibly. “We made over 280 against President’s XI and we scored...

Khan’s all-round brilliance leads B’ce past Demerara

Khan’s all-round brilliance leads B’ce past Demerara

GCB/Dave West Indian Imports and Exports U-15 Inter-county… ꟷ President’s XI roll over Essequibo Story and photos by Brandon Corlette A fine all-round effort from Berbice Under-15 player Salim Khan ensured the Berbicians brush aside arch-rivals Demerara, by 64 runs in their second-round match of the inter-county tourney at Lusignan, East Coast Demerara. In a match, which was affected by rain around 15:00h and was graced by the presence of Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) President Hilbert Foster, Berbice looked a dominant outfit against their counterparts.With the pitch not being conducive to batting, Berbice won the toss and took first strike,...