Campbelle and Fraser selected for West Indies Women’s team

Campbelle and Fraser selected for West Indies Women’s team

The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Women’s Selection Panel has announced the 15-member squad for the tour to Pakistan in April-May.  The eight-match Series comprises three (5) T20 Internationals (T20Is) and three (3) One Day Internationals (ODIs). Two Guyanese were selected; Shemaine Campbell and Cherry-Ann Fraser. Despite Plafianna Millington and Ashmini Munisar along with Nya Latchman and Kaysia Schultz being in the wickets throughout the recent Regional Women’s tournament, they missed selection. Kate Wilmott was rewarded with a call-up to the senior team for the first time, having displayed commendable performances with her right-arm medium pace during the recently concluded CG United Women’s Super50 Cup and T20 Blaze tournaments. Qiana Joseph and Chedean Nation, who also had credible performances were recalled...

Holder to play county cricket in England

Holder to play county cricket in England

West Indies cricket stalwart Jason Holder is set to bring his wealth of experience and formidable skill set to Worcestershire County Cricket Club, bolstering their lineup for the opening five matches of the season in the Vitality County Championship. The 32-year-old, a former top-ranked all-rounder in ICC Test rankings and Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 2021, will join Worcestershire in time for their clash against Warwickshire at Edgbaston, commencing on Friday, April 5. Holder’s signing marks a significant addition to Worcestershire’s squad as they prepare to make their mark in Division One action. His impressive track record in international...

Regional U-15: Guyana Under-15s continue winning ways

Regional U-15: Guyana Under-15s continue winning ways

Shamar Apple struck a half-century while Rivaldo Pereira claimed five wickets as Guyana pulled off a 14-run win over Jamaica in Antigua.  Jamaica looked good chasing the 200-plus run target, led by Tyson Gordon 57 and Demario Hall who scored 52 with but failed to carry their team over the line.  Guyana churned out yet another brilliant spell of bowling with Ravaldo Pereira (5-29), Danvir Seegobin (2-27) and captain Adrian Hetmyer (2-49), keeping Jamaica to 205 all out 48.4 overs. Earlier, Guyana made 219 all out in 48 overs, after a brilliant knock from all-rounder Apple, who cracked four sixes...

How will Guyana Harpy Eagles retain the Regional Four-Day championship? 

How will Guyana Harpy Eagles retain the Regional Four-Day championship? 

By Brandon Corlette @brandoncorlette Cricket is a game of glorious uncertainty. Whether or not the Guyana Harpy Eagles will win and retain the Regional Four-Day title remains an untold story. Guyana are fourth on the points table, with 66.8 points, 14.4 points behind the table leaders, Leeward Islands Hurricanes. Guyana will have two more matches to go further up the table, when they meet Jamaica at Sabina Park from April 10, and then play Combined Campuses and Colleges (CCC) from April 17 at UWI SPEC in Trinidad. The season has been a mixed one for Guyana thus far. After five...

Regional U15: Khan and Griffith rattle Trinidad as Guyana win big

Regional U15: Khan and Griffith rattle Trinidad as Guyana win big

Guyana Under-15s destroyed defending champs Trinidad & Tobago, by nine wickets today at the Coolidge Cricket Club Ground in Antigua. Cotton Tree right-arm seamer Arif Khan and left-arm spinner Gilbert Griffith took eight wickets between themselves, with Khan leading with 5-18 and Griffith claiming 3-19. The Trinidadians won the toss and elected to bat first, but they were bowled out for 83 in 24.2 overs with Vice-Captain Zakariyya Mohammed leading with 24 after Khan snapped up 5-18 from 6 overs. The Tucber Park lad, Griffith ended with stingy figures of 3-19 from 6 overs while Brandon Henry (1-3) and Darvir...

Shallow reaffirms commitment to reinforcing CWI’s governance structure

Shallow reaffirms commitment to reinforcing CWI’s governance structure

In a pivotal moment at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Cricket West Indies (CWI) held in Antigua on Saturday 23 March 2023, President Dr. Kishore Shallow tabled a series of resolutions aimed at implementing governance reforms recommended by the Wehby Report. However, despite extensive consultations and deliberations, some of the resolutions failed to secure the absolute majority threshold required for passage. President Shallow expressed optimism despite the setback, stating, “While it is disappointing that some resolutions did not find favor with majority on this occasion, I remain committed to ensuring that CWI governance structure is always at its most...

Schultz bags five wickets as Guyana end T20 Blaze with win

Schultz bags five wickets as Guyana end T20 Blaze with win

Mandy Mangru struck an unbeaten fifty while West Indies teammate Kaysia Schultz snatched a five-wicket haul as Guyana crushed Windward Islands by 69 runs to wrap up their Women’s T20 Blaze campaign in style here yesterday. Choosing to bat first at Warner Park, Guyana gathered 131 for four off 20 overs with the 24-year-old Mangru top-scoring with 51 not out off 50 balls with five fours, and captain Shemaine Campbelle stroking 47 from 43 balls with seven fours. The pair posted 86 for the third wicket, a stand which pulled Guyana around from 30 for two at the start of...

Guyana Under-15 off to Antigua for Regional Under-15 tournament

Guyana Under-15 off to Antigua for Regional Under-15 tournament

Opening match bowls off March 26 The Guyana Under-15 team winged out yesterday for Antigua, with their campaign for the CWI Rising Stars 50-Over title bowling off on Monday, March 26. Sponsored by OES Guyana Inc, located at Rome, East Bank Demerara, an Asset Integrity Management company, the team captained by Adrian Hetmyer with Emmanuel Lewis as his co-pilot, will face their first test on March 26. The team endured a 12-day encampment, directed at sharpening their skillsets ahead of game time. After two solid 50-Over practice games highlighted by some top individual performances; the team met with Guyana Cricket...

Smith, Permaul destroy Volcanoes after Imlach, Chanderpaul hundreds

Smith, Permaul destroy Volcanoes after Imlach, Chanderpaul hundreds

Destructive bowling from pacer Niall Smith and long-serving left-arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul bowled defending champions, Guyana Harpy Eagles, to a 254-run win against leaders, Windward Islands Volcanoes in the West Indies Championship on Friday in Antigua. This unfolded after their captain, Tevin Imlach completed his second first-class hundred of 107, and West Indies Test opener Tagenarine Chanderpaul did the same with an undefeated 101, and the Harpy Eagles declared their second innings on 224 for two about 35 minutes after the scheduled lunch interval on the third day of their fifth-round match at the Coolidge Cricket Ground. Smith then bagged...

West Indies players attract big money at England’s Hundred draft

West Indies players attract big money at England’s Hundred draft

Jason Roy will not feature in the Hundred this summer after going unselected in Wednesday night’s draft at the Shard in London, leaving him without a team for the 2024 season following his release by defending men’s champions Oval Invincibles. Roy played every game for the Invincibles last summer but failed to make an impact, with more ducks (three) than half-centuries (one) and was released by their coach Tom Moody last month. He entered the draft with a reserve price of £100,000, but the eight men’s teams prioritised overseas players in the early rounds. Mark Wood, who also entered with...