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CPL 2022 bowls off Aug 30! Women’s edition set for same date

The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and Cricket West Indies (CWI) have confirmed that this year’s CPL event will feature a women’s tournament with three franchise teams competing for the first Women’s CPL (WCPL) title. The three teams will showcase the best women’s cricketers from across the Caribbean with overseas stars rounding out the teams. … Continue reading CPL 2022 bowls off Aug 30! Women’s edition set for same date

GCA-Ramchand Auto Spares/Survival Group/Trophy Stall U-19 Tourney Launched

Two years after the local sports fraternity’s activities were forced to a halt due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) on Friday evening launched its first U-19 50-Over tournament since 2019. Local companies Ramchand Auto Spares, Survival Group of Companies and Trophy Stall have thrown their invaluable support behind the tournament which … Continue reading GCA-Ramchand Auto Spares/Survival Group/Trophy Stall U-19 Tourney Launched

Persaud & Charles spins GCA U-15 to victory over West Demerara

Dave Mohabir’s half century and well supported bowling from Dhanesh Persaud and left hand spinner Joshua Charles helped Georgetown U15 beat West Demerara at the Demerara Cricket Club, Queenstown, Georgetown.Mohabir batted with confidence as he helped his team reach the victorious total of 124 for 4 from their reduced 25 overs due to early showers. … Continue reading Persaud & Charles spins GCA U-15 to victory over West Demerara

GFF congratulates Kellman on Pro Contract

The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) on Saturday extended its congratulations to Golden Jaguars and former Western Tigers midfielder Curtez Kellman on securing a two-year professional contract with U.S. team Sporting Kansas City II. Sporting Kansas City II, affiliated with the city’s Major League Soccer (MLS) team, is part of the new MLS Next Pro league, … Continue reading GFF congratulates Kellman on Pro Contract

U-19 cricketers Nandu & Thorne return home with invaluable experience

Guyanese Under-19 players, Matthew Nandu and Isai Thorne returned home on Sunday, September 19, 2021, after participating in the just-concluded West Indies tour of England. The two players proudly touched down on home soil after impressive performances in England.Although West Indies won only two of six matches in the Youth ODI series, both players made … Continue reading U-19 cricketers Nandu & Thorne return home with invaluable experience

Wong’s Junior Pan Am Games quest attains ‘Altitude’

National table tennis player Miguel Wong’s hopes of getting to the Junior Pan American Games slated for Cali, Colombia in November later this year was given a much needed boost after he received backing from Guyana Beverages Inc. (GBI) through their ‘Altitude’ Sports Drink brand. The company who has been a long time supporter of … Continue reading Wong’s Junior Pan Am Games quest attains ‘Altitude’

GCB outraged at non-selection of Guyanese cricketers by CWI

Following the announcement of the West Indies 15-man squad for the ICC T20 World Cup in the UAE, the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) has expressed their displeasure with the choices of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel which is headed by Guyanese Roger Harper. Among the 15-man squad, the woefully out of form Chris … Continue reading GCB outraged at non-selection of Guyanese cricketers by CWI

Amazing all-round show from Shepherd secures semi-final spot for the Guyana Amazon Warriors

Guyana Amazon Warriors 142/7 (Shepherd 72*, Hemraj 21; Wasim 3/15, Green 2/19) beat Jamaica Tallawahs 128 (Green 31, Walton 20; Smith 3/20, Shepherd 3/31) by 14 runs Guyana Amazon Warriors confirmed their place in the 2021 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) semi-finals with a second consecutive win over the Jamaica Tallawahs.  Just like the previous encounter between the two sides the Amazon Warriors … Continue reading Amazing all-round show from Shepherd secures semi-final spot for the Guyana Amazon Warriors

Pooran’s 75*, Motie’s 3/25 & Smith’s 3/21 hand Guyana Amazon Warriors victory

Guyana Amazon Warriors 169/6 (Pooran 75*, Hetmyer 23; Russell 2/35, Green 1/17) beat Jamaica Tallawahs 123 all out (Mckenzie 28, Brooks 21; Smith 3/21, Motie 3/25) by 46 runs Guyana Amazon Warriors have one foot in the 2021 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) semi-finals following a 46-run victory over the Jamaica Tallawahs The Amazon Warriors … Continue reading Pooran’s 75*, Motie’s 3/25 & Smith’s 3/21 hand Guyana Amazon Warriors victory

Rampaul & Chase named in West Indies T20 World Cup squad

The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel today announced the West Indies squad for the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Men’s T20 World Cup, 2021. The panel named fifteen (15) players and four (4) travelling reserves for the marquee event which will be played in the United Arab Emirates and Oman from October 17 to November … Continue reading Rampaul & Chase named in West Indies T20 World Cup squad

GCB confident of Guyana hosting ICC U-19 World Cup matches

A team of officials representing the International Cricket Council (ICC) and Cricket West Indies (CWI) visited Guyana over the past weekend to inspect venues ahead of the ICC Under-19 World Cup 2022. Guyana, through Hon. Minister Charles Ramson had submitted a bid to host the initial stage of the ICC Under-19 World Cup. The venue … Continue reading GCB confident of Guyana hosting ICC U-19 World Cup matches

Sherfane Rutherford makes a case for a spot in the Windies T20 World Cup Squad

By Dev Tyagi What’s with strong will and Guyanese batsmen?!? First, there was the iconic world cup winning captain Sir Clive Lloyd. Then, the ‘Tiger’ Shivnarine Chanderpaul- the messiah of many a batting effort going down the drain. A savior, truth be told who turned many perilous innings into a vehicle of stability. And subsequently, … Continue reading Sherfane Rutherford makes a case for a spot in the Windies T20 World Cup Squad

Stunning Shepherd carries Guyana Amazon Warriors to thrilling Super Over win over TKR

The match belonged to Guyana Amazon Warriors’ Romario Shepherd. He first took 3 for 24 to restrict Trinbago Knight Riders to 138 for 9, then hit a nine-ball 18 to take Amazon Warriors to the same total, and finally conceded just four runs in the Super Over to help his side do the league-stage double … Continue reading Stunning Shepherd carries Guyana Amazon Warriors to thrilling Super Over win over TKR

An analysis of the West Indies top order: More determination required

By Dev Tyiagi Of the current eleven taking on the visiting Pakistan, only five West Indies batsmen, out of the eight, speaking purely of batsmen, have previously played against the sub-continent force. While to the leadership contingent of the team- comprising present captain and vice captain, as well as the former captain, Kraigg Brathwaite, Jermaine … Continue reading An analysis of the West Indies top order: More determination required

GFF’s Forde promises Waramadong an Academy Training Centre

Guyana Football Federation (GFF) President Wayne Forde has pledged to establish an Academy Training Centre (ATC) in Waramadong to boost hinterland football development, during a visit to the Region 7 community this week.The President also donated football equipment to the village sports council and offered to organise GFF training for coaches, referees and club administrators … Continue reading GFF’s Forde promises Waramadong an Academy Training Centre

Seales, Holder restrict Pak to 217, WI reeling at 2-2 in reply

West Indies dominated the opening day of the first Test after Pakistan lost wickets in a hurry to be bowled out for 217. That, until Pakistan struck back fiercely in the third over as Mohammed Abbas sent back Kieran Powell and Nkrumah Bonner for ducks in successive deliveries to peg West Indies back. Bad light … Continue reading Seales, Holder restrict Pak to 217, WI reeling at 2-2 in reply

CWI name 17-man squad for Pak series, No Hetty No Permaul

Cricket West Indies have named a 17-man squad for the upcoming two-test series against Pakistan, however, Guyanese batsman Shimron Hetmyer and spin maestro Veerasammy Permaul have once again been omitted from the side. Permaul’s absence is notable since he picked up a 5-wicket haul in the recently concluded ‘Best vs Best’ 4-day match while Jomel … Continue reading CWI name 17-man squad for Pak series, No Hetty No Permaul

Australia claim 3rd CG Insurance ODI by 6 wickets to take series win

An unbeaten half-century from Matthew Wade steered the tourists to an emphatic six-wicket triumph over West Indies in Bridgetown. Four commendable contributions with the bat helped Australia chase down a target of 153 to win with ease. After losing Moises Henriques (1) and Josh Philippe (10) cheaply, Alex Carey took matters into his own hands … Continue reading Australia claim 3rd CG Insurance ODI by 6 wickets to take series win

Tickets for Windies vs Pakistan matches in Guyana go on sale from Wednesday

The West Indies returns to Guyana and fully vaccinated fans will be able to see the T20 team in action as they continue preparations for the ICC T20 World Cup slated for October later this year. The reigning T20 World Champions will face-off against Pakistan at the Guyana National Stadium in the final three matches of the Osaka Presents PSO Cup on … Continue reading Tickets for Windies vs Pakistan matches in Guyana go on sale from Wednesday

Windies & Pakistan to play revised 4-match T20I series, 40% capacity crowd for Guyana matches

Cricket West Indies (CWI) and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) today announced a revised match schedule for the upcoming “Osaka Presents PSO Carient T20 Cup” between the West Indies and Pakistan in the Caribbean. Additionally, the Government of Guyana will be allowing 40% capacity for fully vaccinated fans to attend the matches slated for July … Continue reading Windies & Pakistan to play revised 4-match T20I series, 40% capacity crowd for Guyana matches

Pooran, Holder half-centuries hands WI series leveling 4 wicket victory

A magnificent partnership between Jason Holder and Nicholas Pooran carried West Indies to a spectacular win in the second CG Insurance T20 International on Saturday night. Holder made 52 on his home soil with a number of stunning shots – including a massive pull over square leg for six. Pooran saw the team to victory … Continue reading Pooran, Holder half-centuries hands WI series leveling 4 wicket victory

West Indies vs Australia ODI series to resume today following negative PCR tests

Following meetings between Cricket West Indies (CWI) and Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday evening, after earlier discussions with the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) and the Government of Barbados medical officials, CWI is pleased to announce that the CG Insurance One-Day International (ODI) Series will resume on Saturday and conclude on Monday. The second ODI was … Continue reading West Indies vs Australia ODI series to resume today following negative PCR tests

Defending champs Trinbago Knight Riders to face Guyana Amazon Warriors in CPL 2021 opener

The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will be held between August 26 and September 15, with all 33 games to be played at Warner Park in St Kitts and Nevis, Cricket West Indies (CWI) has confirmed. Last month, ESPNcricinfo had reported that CWI and the BCCI had reached an agreement for these dates following discussions about … Continue reading Defending champs Trinbago Knight Riders to face Guyana Amazon Warriors in CPL 2021 opener

WI’s Hetmyer & McCoy out with injuries, Sinclair & Hosein in for 4th & 5th CGI T20s

The Cricket West Indies Selection Panel has announced the 14-member squad for the fourth and fifth matches of the CG Insurance T20 International (T20I) Series against Australia. The matches will be played under lights at the Daren Sammy Cricket Stadium (DSCG) on Wednesday, July 14 and Friday, July 16 with the first ball at 7:30pm … Continue reading WI’s Hetmyer & McCoy out with injuries, Sinclair & Hosein in for 4th & 5th CGI T20s

Gayle storm & Walsh Jr lead Windies to series victory against Aussies in 3rd CGI T20

A vintage Chris Gayle performance has blown away Australia and consigned them to a series-sealing defeat as the West Indies dominated their opponents in the third T20 International in St Lucia. Gayle, months away from his 42nd birthday, emerged from a form slump to recapture his magnificent best in brutal onslaught featuring seven sixes that … Continue reading Gayle storm & Walsh Jr lead Windies to series victory against Aussies in 3rd CGI T20

McCoy, Walsh Jr bowl WI to 18 run win over Aussies in opening CGI T20

An inexplicable Australian batting collapse has seen the West Indies draw first blood in the T20I series-opener with the hosts recoding a remarkable comeback victory following a jaw-dropping Andre Russell cameo. Left-arm quick Obed McCoy’s somersaulting catch off his own bowling was the highlight in a stunning implosion of 7-38 from the visitors that handed … Continue reading McCoy, Walsh Jr bowl WI to 18 run win over Aussies in opening CGI T20

Walsh Jr, Allen returns to WI T20 Squad for 1st T20I vs Aussies

The Cricket West Indies Selection Panel has announced the 14-member squad for the first of the five match CG Insurance T20 International (T20I) Series against Australia. The match will be played under lights at the Daren Sammy Cricket Stadium on Friday, July 9 with the first ball at 7:30pm (6:30pm Jamaica Time). Leg-spinner Hayden Walsh … Continue reading Walsh Jr, Allen returns to WI T20 Squad for 1st T20I vs Aussies

Hetmyer recalled as WI name 15-man squad for ODI series vs Australia

Guyana’s Shimron Hetmyer has been recalled to the fold as Cricket West Indies today named a 15-member squad for the three-match One Day International (ODI) Series against Australia. Also included in the squad is all-rounder Romario Shepherd. The squad features most of the players from the 3-0 clean sweep over Sri Lanka in the CG … Continue reading Hetmyer recalled as WI name 15-man squad for ODI series vs Australia

Neymar slams CONMEBOL as Gabriel Jesus ruled out of final with two-game ban

Brazil striker Neymar has hit out at South American football body CONMEBOL after confirmation Gabriel Jesus is out of the Copa America final against Argentina because of a red card he received during his team’s 1-0 quarterfinal win over Chile. CONMEBOL said in a statement on Tuesday it suspended Jesus for two matches. The striker … Continue reading Neymar slams CONMEBOL as Gabriel Jesus ruled out of final with two-game ban

Copa America: Argentina’s Messi tells Yerry Mina to ‘Dance now’ following shootout win

A fired-up Lionel Messi mocked Yerry Mina, telling him to “Dance now,” as Argentina beat Colombia on penalties on Tuesday to set up a Copa America final against Brazil. Everton defender Mina missed Colombia’s third penalty as Argentina won 3-2 following a 1-1 draw in normal time in Brasilia. Mina is known for dancing after … Continue reading Copa America: Argentina’s Messi tells Yerry Mina to ‘Dance now’ following shootout win

Allen out injured as WI seek T20 series win against South Africa

Desperados don’t only feature in cowboy movies. Twenty-two of them will line up in Grenada on Saturday to fight it out in the deciding match of a T20I series. Of their eight rubbers in this format since March 2019, West Indies have won only two – home and away against Sri Lanka – and drawn … Continue reading Allen out injured as WI seek T20 series win against South Africa

Hetmyer in, Sinclair out for 4th T20I vs South Africa

The Cricket West Indies Selection Panel today named the 13-member squad for the fourth CG Insurance T20 International (T20I) against South Africa. The match will be played at the Grenada National Stadium on Thursday, July 1 with the first ball at 2pm (1pm Jamaica Time). Left-arm spinner Akeal Hosein has been named in the squad … Continue reading Hetmyer in, Sinclair out for 4th T20I vs South Africa

GCB holds 1st Legal Ordinary General Meeting in a Decade!

The newly-elected Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) held its first Ordinary General Meeting for the 2021-2023 term on June 19, 2021 at the LBI Sports Facility. This meeting was chaired by the President of the GCB, Mr. Bissoondyal Singh, who welcomed the attendees and noted that, for the first time in ten (10) years, all three … Continue reading GCB holds 1st Legal Ordinary General Meeting in a Decade!

Hetty out, Russell in as WI begin T20 series vs SA today

The Cricket West Indies Selection Panel on Friday named the 13-member squad for the first and second CG Insurance T20 Internationals (T20I) against South Africa. The panel recalled Andre Russell, the talismanic all-rounder to the squad, as the defending T20 World Champions prepare for the matches which will be played at the Grenada National Stadium … Continue reading Hetty out, Russell in as WI begin T20 series vs SA today

Guyana Women’s Hockey Team suffer frustrating first day of losses

The opening day of the 2021 Indoor Pan American Cup could not have gone further from expectation for the Guyana women’s national hockey team. Guyana bravely took the court in their opening match against the pre-tournament favourites and hosts the USA without 25% of its players who were lost due to injury and positive covid-19 … Continue reading Guyana Women’s Hockey Team suffer frustrating first day of losses

Guyana Women’s Hockey team ready for Pan Am Cup in the USA

After a two-year hiatus from international competition mostly due to the global pandemic, the Guyana national women’s indoor hockey team is scheduled to compete in the Indoor Pan Am Cup (IPAC) from June 25th to 27th in Pennsylvania, USA. With training being suspended for most of 2020, the ladies resumed training under strict Covid-19 social … Continue reading Guyana Women’s Hockey team ready for Pan Am Cup in the USA

Shai Hope, Kieran Powell recalled to WI test side, Seales earns maiden call-up

The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel today named the West Indies Men’s 13-member squad for the first Betway Test Match against South Africa. Following his good form in the warm-up intra-squad match, Shai Hope has earned himself a recall along with opener Kieran Powell who is expected to slot in for the woefully out … Continue reading Shai Hope, Kieran Powell recalled to WI test side, Seales earns maiden call-up

GCB U-19 Franchise cricket tournament postponed due to inclement weather

The inaugural GCB Under-19 One Day 50 Overs Franchise Tournament hasbeen postponed until further notice. The postponement is due to the current inclement weather, which isexpected to severely affect the player’s opportunity to showcase theirtalents. In a release to the media, the GCB stated that it “remains committed to completing the tournament as soon as … Continue reading GCB U-19 Franchise cricket tournament postponed due to inclement weather

1st round of GCB U-19 50-Over Franchise cricket rescheduled

The first round of the inaugural Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Under-19 One Day 50 Overs Franchise Tournament which was severely affected by rain, has been rescheduled for Friday June 4, 2021 from 0930 hours. All matches to be played in the tournament are scheduled for the National Stadium, Providence, and have been realized through GCB’s … Continue reading 1st round of GCB U-19 50-Over Franchise cricket rescheduled

Briggs to captain Golden Jaguars for upcoming World Cup qualifiers

Former England youth international Matthew Briggs will captain Guyana’s senior men’s national team in its two 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in June.Briggs, who plies his trade in the Danish Superliga for Vejle Boldklub, will lead the side in its must-win Group F fixtures against St. Kitts and Nevis on June 4 and Puerto Rico … Continue reading Briggs to captain Golden Jaguars for upcoming World Cup qualifiers

GCB U-19 Franchise tournament set to bowl off today

The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) launched its inaugural Under-19 Franchise Tournament in partnership with General Marine, Tropical Spring, Trophy Stall,4R and E-Networks at the GCB’s Board Room on Friday (May 28). The Tournament which is proposed to be an annual event, will be conducted after the annual Inter-County Under-19 Tournaments. The Franchise Tournament will present … Continue reading GCB U-19 Franchise tournament set to bowl off today

CWI Professional Cricketers 2021/2022 draft set for May 25

Cricket West Indies (CWI) will host the West Indies Professional Cricketers Draft for the 2021/2022 cricket season on Tuesday May 25 via video call. The Territorial Board Franchises will be convening to draft their final two players for their squads to play in the forthcoming season which will hopefully include the CG Insurance Super50 Cup … Continue reading CWI Professional Cricketers 2021/2022 draft set for May 25

International cricket returns to Guyana as CWI confirms Windies Summer Schedule

Cricket West Indies (CWI) today announced an action-packed schedule for the West Indies Men, featuring three consecutive international home tours against South Africa, Australia and Pakistan, from June to August 2021. During this period Guyana is slated host three T20I matches. The Test and T20 International (T20I) series against the Proteas, rescheduled from 2020, will … Continue reading International cricket returns to Guyana as CWI confirms Windies Summer Schedule

Pooran, Hetmyer & Sinclair among 11 retained by Guyana Amazon Warriors

The Guyana Amazon Warriors have announced their retentions for the 2021 Hero Caribbean Premier League which gets underway in St Kitts & Nevis on 28 August. The Amazon Warriors have retained 11 of the players who guided them to the semi-finals of the 2020 event. Nicholas Pooran made the only century of last year’s tournament … Continue reading Pooran, Hetmyer & Sinclair among 11 retained by Guyana Amazon Warriors

Hetmyer, Shepherd & Paul lose CWI contracts

CWI has released the list of players who have been rewarded with contracts as well as those who have been dropped from that list. Guyana’s Shimron Hetmyer, Keemo Paul and Romario Shepherd have not retained their respective contracts. Cricket West Indies (CWI) confirmed the international retainer contracts for the West Indies Men’s Team for the … Continue reading Hetmyer, Shepherd & Paul lose CWI contracts

IPL 2021 postponed due to rise in Covid-19 cases in franchises

IPL 2021 has been postponed, following several positive Covid-19 cases across franchises over the past couple of days. The move was confirmed by IPL chairman Brijesh Patel, who said it was for the safety of all stakeholders. In a media statement, the IPL said the decision was “unanimously” taken by the tournament’s Governing Council along … Continue reading IPL 2021 postponed due to rise in Covid-19 cases in franchises

20 Clubs to clash for over $1M in Speaker’s T20 Club Competition

The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) and Everest Cricket Club launched the inaugural Speakers T20 Club Championship on Friday (March 19). The launch took place at the GCB’s board room, top flat of the Regent Street office, and was attended by the 20 participating clubs, the main sponsors (some of whom attended virtually), as well as … Continue reading 20 Clubs to clash for over $1M in Speaker’s T20 Club Competition

Garrett, Hackett, Benjamin, Caesar included in Golden Jaguars Squad for WCQs against T&T and The Bahamas

Head Coach Marcio Maximo has named eight alumni of the  Guyana Football Federation’s pioneering Academy Training Centre programme in his final 23- man squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup first round qualifiers this month.  Maximo has also selected three new non-domestic players for the squad, which will play Trinidad and Tobago on March 25th … Continue reading Garrett, Hackett, Benjamin, Caesar included in Golden Jaguars Squad for WCQs against T&T and The Bahamas

Bravo’s ton, Hope & Pollard half-centuries crush Sri Lanka

Darren Bravo‘s first century in nearly five years, along with fifties from Shai Hope and Kieron Pollard, meant Wanindu Hasaranga‘s rearguard 80 not out would ultimately be in vain, as West Indies hunted down their target with five wickets to spare, to sweep the three-match ODI series. The result not only extended Sri Lanka’s losing streak against West Indies … Continue reading Bravo’s ton, Hope & Pollard half-centuries crush Sri Lanka

BRATHWAITE REPLACES HOLDER AS WEST INDIES TEST CAPTAIN

Cricket West Indies (CWI) has announced that Kraigg Brathwaite will replace Jason Holder as the West Indies Test Captain. Brathwaite, who has previously led the team in seven Tests whilst deputizing for Holder, including the recent two-nil Test Series win away to Bangladesh, becomes the 37th Test Captain of the West Indies. Holder, the current … Continue reading BRATHWAITE REPLACES HOLDER AS WEST INDIES TEST CAPTAIN

Allen’s all-round brilliance hands Windies the T20 series win over Sri Lanka

(Story & Photos: CWI) Fabian Allen smashed three sixes – including the winning shot over wide long-on which took West Indies to victory over Sri Lanka in the third and final CG Insurance T20 International on Sunday night. With the game on the line, he dispatched two maximums from Akila Dananjaya over the square leg … Continue reading Allen’s all-round brilliance hands Windies the T20 series win over Sri Lanka

“BEST V BEST” SQUADS GEAR UP FOR 4-DAY MATCH AHEAD OF SRI LANKA TEST SERIES

(Press Release & Photos from CWI) Several of the outstanding performers in the recent Test series triumph in Bangladesh will be back in action on home soil. The occasion will be the “Best v Best” four-day match at the Coolidge Cricket Ground, starting on Monday. First ball daily is 10am (9am Jamaica Time). The match … Continue reading “BEST V BEST” SQUADS GEAR UP FOR 4-DAY MATCH AHEAD OF SRI LANKA TEST SERIES

Windies looking to improve on all-round performance – Kieron Pollard

Despite coming out on top of a roller coaster contest in the first T20I against Sri Lanka in Antigua and Barbuda on Wednesday night, West Indies will be looking to improve on their allround performance according to skipper Kieron Pollard. Speaking at a virtual press conference on Thursday, Pollard pointed out; “ Each and every … Continue reading Windies looking to improve on all-round performance – Kieron Pollard

Pollard, bowlers lead West Indies to victory over Sri Lanka in 1st T20I

(Match Report: ICC & Photos: Cricket West Indies) International cricket returned to the Caribbean on Wednesday and it came back with a bang in a match that had everything. The first international match played in the Caribbean since last January ultimately saw Keiron Pollard’s six consecutive sixes with the bat beat Akila Dananjaya’s hat-trick with … Continue reading Pollard, bowlers lead West Indies to victory over Sri Lanka in 1st T20I

Windies looking to be consistent against Sri Lanka – Sinclair

When the West Indies head into battle against Sri Lanka at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua and Barbuda on Wednesday evening in the first of three T20 Internationals, they will be aiming to be consistent in winning games and ultimately the series.This is according to new boy Kevin Sinclair, the young Guyanese right arm … Continue reading Windies looking to be consistent against Sri Lanka – Sinclair

National footballer Garrett slides into business with Finish Line Express!

National footballer Jeremy Garrett has taken his positivity and energy that fans are accustomed to seeing on the field to launch his very own business. The 22-year-old’s delivery service was launched a week ago and has already come up for high praise from his customers thus far. ‘Finish Line Express’ was birthed through Garrett’s personal … Continue reading National footballer Garrett slides into business with Finish Line Express!

Permaul, Nial Smith included in 4-day Windies squad for S/Lanka warm-up match

(CWI Release) Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection panel today named 26 players to participate in a “Best v Best” four-day practice match in preparation for the upcoming Test Series against Sri Lanka. Among those 26 players, Guyanese Veerasammy Permaul and Nial Smith have been included. The match will be held on March 8-11 at the … Continue reading Permaul, Nial Smith included in 4-day Windies squad for S/Lanka warm-up match

Jaguars aiming to be positive in Super50 Final- Sinclair

The Guyana Jaguars will reignite their oldest rivalry when they face familiar foes Trinidad & Tobago Red Force today in the final of the CG Insurance Super50 Cup. Despite having suffered their only defeat of the tournament against the Red Force, young Jaguars all-rounder Kevin Sinclair is confident that once his side sticks to the … Continue reading Jaguars aiming to be positive in Super50 Final- Sinclair

Sinclair earns Windies T20 call up, Gayle and Edwards return

Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel today named the West Indies squads for the CG Insurance T20 International Series and CG Insurance One-Day International Series against Sri Lanka at the Coolidge Cricket Ground (CCG) and Sir Vivian Richards Stadium (SVRS). Chris Gayle the most prolific batsman in T20 history, and experienced fast bowler Fidel Edwards, … Continue reading Sinclair earns Windies T20 call up, Gayle and Edwards return

Hetmyer, Reifer & Motie propel Jaguars into Super50 Final

(Match Report & Photos from CWI) It will be a battle of the Southern Caribbean for the Sir Clive Lloyd trophy, when Guyana Jaguars face-off with the unbeaten Trinidad & Tobago Red Force in CG InsuranceSuper50 Final on Saturday, after the Guyanese comfortably toppled the Windward Islands Volcanoes in the second semi-final. Playing on Friday … Continue reading Hetmyer, Reifer & Motie propel Jaguars into Super50 Final

Hackett & Benjamin heading to Canada for pre-season professional trials

Kelsey Benjamin and Ryan Hackett will head to Canada in the coming weeks to take part in pre-season trials with professional Canadian Premier League (CPL) outfit Valour FC, thanks to an opportunity brokered by former Canadian international Alex Bunbury’s ABSAA organisation. Plaisance-born Bunbury made the announcement during Senior Men’s National Team training session at the … Continue reading Hackett & Benjamin heading to Canada for pre-season professional trials

GUYANA JAGUARS ROAR TO FIVE-WICKET VICTORY OVER LEEWARDS HURRICANES

(Matche Report & Photos: Cricket West Indies) Guyana Jaguars roared to a five-wicket victory thanks to a brilliant century from the bat of captain Leon Johnson over the Leeward Islands Hurricanes in the CG Insurance Super50 Cup at the Coolidge Cricket Ground on Friday night. The Hurricanes openers posted the highest first wicket partnership of … Continue reading GUYANA JAGUARS ROAR TO FIVE-WICKET VICTORY OVER LEEWARDS HURRICANES

Berbice U-19s beat Essequibo by six wickets

The Berbice U-19s got their campaign off to a winning start against their Essequibian counterparts with a comfortable six-wicket victory. Essequibo won the toss and on this occasion took the opportunity to bat first. Promising youth player, Sheldon Charles, opening the batting, played an intelligent inning before being superbly run out by Nigel Deodat in … Continue reading Berbice U-19s beat Essequibo by six wickets

Nandu’s all-round brilliance hands Dem U-19s the win over Essequibo

The Guyana Cricket Board/Hand In Hand 2020 U1-9 Inter County Tournament got off to an exciting start today at the LBI ground, East Coast Demerara. Demerara won the toss and decided to bat. However, the Essequibo bowlers presented a challenge to the Demerara batsmen, limiting them to an unexpected reasonable score of 162 for 8 … Continue reading Nandu’s all-round brilliance hands Dem U-19s the win over Essequibo

Shepherd’s magic gets Guyana off to a winning start

(Match Report & Photos: Windies Cricket) Romario Shepherd, batting at Number eight, was the talisman the Guyana Jaguars needed as he scored a high-quality half century in a winning cause. The all-rounder struck some lofty blows to finish on 58 not out from 52 deliveries, which included six fours and two big sixes as the … Continue reading Shepherd’s magic gets Guyana off to a winning start

Sankar, Fudadin, Adams and Savory handed CGI ‘A’ Contracts

Cricket Guyana Inc. honored its commitment to contract promising players during the latter part of the 2020/2021 cricket season. This commitment has been honored despite speculations from some sections of the cricket sphere in Guyana that the academy players may have been kept in the doldrums for the complete 2020/2021 season. However, such speculations have … Continue reading Sankar, Fudadin, Adams and Savory handed CGI ‘A’ Contracts

Kyle Mayers 210*, Nkrumah Bonner 86 script West Indies’ historic Chattogram chase

(Match Report from ESPNcricinfo: By Hemant Brar) Debutant Kyle Mayers scored a magnificent 210 not out as West Indies pulled off the fifth-highest successful chase in Test cricket, and highest in Asia, nailing down 395 for a miraculous three-wicket win on the final evening in Chattogram. In a display of exemplary temperament and power-hitting, Mayers … Continue reading Kyle Mayers 210*, Nkrumah Bonner 86 script West Indies’ historic Chattogram chase

Griffith tests positive for Covid; Savory called up as replacement

Guyana Jaguars opening batsman Trevon Griffith has tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the Jaguars scheduled departure for the CG Insurance Super50 Cup in Antigua on Saturday (January 30). This was confirmed by a source in the administration of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB). According to the source, Griffith will be replaced by wicket-keeper batsman … Continue reading Griffith tests positive for Covid; Savory called up as replacement

Motie, Chanderpaul shines in 2nd Guyana Jaguars practice match

In the second practice match, which was played at the LBI ground on Wednesday, Leon Johnson’s X1 won the toss and elected to take first strike. Despite a favorable opening stand of 60, between Shimron Hetmyer and Trevon Griffith, in which Hetmyer smashed 41, inclusive of 4 sixes and 2 fours, Johnson’s X1 could only … Continue reading Motie, Chanderpaul shines in 2nd Guyana Jaguars practice match

Johnson’s XI beats Hetmyer’s XI by 2 wickets in 1st Jaguars practice match

In the first practice match which was played at the LBI ground on Monday (January 18), Johnson’s XI won the toss and inserted Hetmyer’s XI to bat. In a match which was initially reduced to 45 overs due to drizzles during the morning hours, Hetmyer’s XI reached 83 for 6 off 23.3 overs when rain … Continue reading Johnson’s XI beats Hetmyer’s XI by 2 wickets in 1st Jaguars practice match

FIFA-approved Disciplinary Code handed over to GFF Committee

Guyana Football Federation (GFF) President Wayne Forde has presented the FIFA-approved Disciplinary Code to the newly-appointed Chairman of the GFF Disciplinary Committee, enabling the Committee to begin its work with a priority on resolving outstanding cases. The new composition of the Committee was proposed by the GFF Executive Committee and approved by the GFF Congress … Continue reading FIFA-approved Disciplinary Code handed over to GFF Committee

Regional & International cricket to return to Guyana in 2021

After asking for an ‘emergency’ meeting with Cricket West Indies (CWI), the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport has revealed that Guyana will be hosting a number of regional and international matches in 2021. The meeting was initially called so that the Ministry could engage CWI on the ‘legitimacy’ issues of the Guyana Cricket Board … Continue reading Regional & International cricket to return to Guyana in 2021

GFF distances self from ‘Halendino Sports’ Trials

Following the announcement of an entity, ‘Halendino Sports’, that it would be hosting trials for young athletes in the disciplines of cricket, basketball and football, the Guyana Football Federation(GFF) has distanced itself from the event. A release to the media read; “The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) takes note of the recent announcement by an entity … Continue reading GFF distances self from ‘Halendino Sports’ Trials

GCB vs GoG continues, GCB members banned from the National Stadium

The Government of Guyana, through the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport has imposed an immediate ban of the ‘Guyana Cricket Board’ (GCB) members from the Providence National Stadium citing non-compliance with the Cricket Administration Act. This comes on the heels of statements from Minister Charles Ramson Jr. on Tuesday, in which he shut down … Continue reading GCB vs GoG continues, GCB members banned from the National Stadium

Golden Jaguars first Fitness Tests a success

The Guyana Senior Men’s National Team, the Golden Jaguars, moved a step closer to the full resumption of training on Sunday with the first wave of physical evaluations of players taking place at the Guyana Football Federation National Training Centre in Providence. The fitness tests provide important information for the coaching staff and will inform … Continue reading Golden Jaguars first Fitness Tests a success

Golden Jaguars squad & staff undergo COVID-19 testing

Following the green light from the Covid-19 Task Force for the resumption of national team (Golden Jaguars) training, a local-based squad of 32 players were selected for initial training and the results from their tests are pending. The Guyana Football Federation also tested staff for the COVID-19 virus ahead of the scheduled resumption of training … Continue reading Golden Jaguars squad & staff undergo COVID-19 testing

Harding to replace Romario Sheperd in WI ODI Squad

The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel has named Keon Harding as the replacement for Romario Shepherd in the One-Day International (ODI) squad that will play three ODIs later this month. All-rounder Shepherd returned a positive COVID-19 test in his Guyana hometown and will therefore be unavailable for the Bangladesh tour. In accordance with the established Government stipulations, Shepherd will remain … Continue reading Harding to replace Romario Sheperd in WI ODI Squad

Guyana Jaguars Fitness Assessment & Practice Matches rescheduled

CGI’s Planned Fitness Assessment and Practice Matches have been tentatively rescheduled. The fitness assessment which was scheduled for Monday (January 4)and the three practice matches which were respectively slated to beplayed on Friday (January 8), Sunday (January 10) and Tuesday (January 12) have been postponed. As a consequence, the tentative rescheduled dates for these activitiesare … Continue reading Guyana Jaguars Fitness Assessment & Practice Matches rescheduled

CGI to conduct Fitness Assessment of Guyana Jaguars players

With Cricket Guyana Inc. (CGI) preparing to bowl off cricket activities in early January of the new year, the Guyana Jaguars will lead the way with fitness assessment activities to be conducted on Monday (January 4) at the LBI ground. The fitness assessment will be for contracted franchise players, aswell as potential Academy players. The … Continue reading CGI to conduct Fitness Assessment of Guyana Jaguars players

GFF, Kashif & Shanghai, Ministry of Sport to hold ‘Bounce Back’ tourney on Dec 29 & Jan 1

Football players, fans, lovers and enthusiasts are bracing for the return of competitive football following a long hiatus due to the covid-19 pandemic. Teaming up to make this a reality in a few days are the Guyana Football Federation (GFF), Kashif and Shanghai Organisation (K&S) and the Ministry of Culture Youth and Sport. All-star teams … Continue reading GFF, Kashif & Shanghai, Ministry of Sport to hold ‘Bounce Back’ tourney on Dec 29 & Jan 1

Johnson, Skeete & Lindey selected for 2021 FIFA International Referees’ list

Sherwin Johnson, Maurees Skeete and Kleon Lindey have been reselected to represent Guyana on the prestigious FIFA Refereeing International Lists, enabling the Guyanese trio to wear the FIFA badge and officiate at international matches in 2021.The FIFA lists are updated each year with approved and qualified referees and assistant referees from all over the world, … Continue reading Johnson, Skeete & Lindey selected for 2021 FIFA International Referees’ list

Missigher finally captures elusive South American 10k title

Tyrell cops Female title In what has proved to be a long running hunt for Gold in the Guyana leg of the South American 10k, Winston Missigher finally captured the elusive title in a dominant run on Sunday afternoon on the West Coast of Demerara. In overcast conditions, Missigher led from start to finish in … Continue reading Missigher finally captures elusive South American 10k title

Financial Developmental plan among GFF’s initiatives for 2021

The establishment of a comprehensive financial assistance plan  for its members, the launch in 2021 of a professional league, and the implementation of a club  charter to accelerate football development when the sport resumes after the pandemic were  among the raft of initiatives announced by the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) when it held  its 2020 … Continue reading Financial Developmental plan among GFF’s initiatives for 2021

GCB/Tropical Spring O-40 T20- West Demerara teams record wins

The sixth round of the GCB Tropical Spring T20 Over 40 Tournament, continued on Wednesday (December 2) and saw teams from West Demerara recording victories along with Bel Air Rubis Tec. In the afternoon match at the Everest Cricket Club ground, West Demerara Mavericks who face Sand Piper Masters batted first and amassed 103 for … Continue reading GCB/Tropical Spring O-40 T20- West Demerara teams record wins

GCB/Tropical Springs O-40 T20- WD Masters, Regal Masters gain 5th round wins

The fifth round of the GCB/Tropical Spring T20 Over 40 Tournament, continued on Monday (November 30). Over at the Everest Cricket Club ground, on Camp street Georgetown, West Demerara Masters and Sand Pipers Masters, got off to a late start, due to the inclement weather, which affected the suitability of play in the outfield prior … Continue reading GCB/Tropical Springs O-40 T20- WD Masters, Regal Masters gain 5th round wins

GCB/Tropical Springs O-40 T20- Imam Bacchus, Reliance win as E/bo Leg bowls off

The GCB Tropical Spring T20 Over 40 Tournament continued on Sunday, with the Essequibo-leg of matches played at Reliance cricket ground. In the afternoon match, the Invader Masters having being inserted to bat, posted a challenging 112-8 off their allotted 15 overs, a reduction of 5 overs which came due to rainfall. Opening batsmen, Dharmendra … Continue reading GCB/Tropical Springs O-40 T20- Imam Bacchus, Reliance win as E/bo Leg bowls off

GCB/Tropical Spring O-40 T20 Tournament- Jai Hind, West Demerara Masters victorious in second round encounters

The Guyana Cricket Board/Tropical Spring T20 Over 40 Tournament continued on Sunday (November 22) with some exciting matches at venues in Demerara and Berbice. BerbiceAt the Jai Hind ground in Berbice, Jai Hind Masters who faced Sarjoo Tigers, batted first and posted a competitive score of 154 for 7 off their allotted 20 overs. Opening … Continue reading GCB/Tropical Spring O-40 T20 Tournament- Jai Hind, West Demerara Masters victorious in second round encounters

16 teams set for GCB/Tropical Spring Over-40 T20 tournament

The Guyana Cricket Board in collaboration with Tropical Spring will bowl off its T20 Over 40 Tournament on Saturday (November 21) from 09:30 hours across the three counties. The designated grounds for Demerara will be the Everest and Enmore cricket grounds, whereby, Berbice’s matches will be played at Jai Hind ground, with the Essequibo-leg of … Continue reading 16 teams set for GCB/Tropical Spring Over-40 T20 tournament

Wong, Dick conducting ‘Titans Performance Table Tennis Camp’ from Friday

Recently returned from Germany, National table tennis player Miguel Wong in collaboration with his parent club, the Titans Table Tennis Club and Head Coach Dwain Dick, will be conducting a ‘Performance’ camp from Friday. Dubbed the ‘Titans Performance Table Tennis Camp”, it will run up to Sunday (November 22) at the club’s current home, the … Continue reading Wong, Dick conducting ‘Titans Performance Table Tennis Camp’ from Friday

GCB returns to action! National Over-40 tournament to kick things off!

The Guyana Cricket Board has commenced its return to regular cricket activities, this is according to a missive to the media. These activities will witness training and competition aspects of cricket development, with four major tournaments expected to follow the Guyana Jaguars recent return to outdoor training. According to the release, the Guyana Jaguars would … Continue reading GCB returns to action! National Over-40 tournament to kick things off!

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