WICB PCL 2016/17 Regional 4-Day Tournament Review

By WIPA Staff The recently concluded West Indies Cricket Board Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day Tournament, saw the Guyana Jaguars retaining their title for a third successive season. The Jaguars won five (5) of the ten (10) matches played, drawing three (3) and losing two (2). The team led by Captain Leon Johnson, amassed 134.8…

Sides clash as Berbice cricket infighting continues

In recent years Guyana’s cricket has been plagued with issues that are hampering development within the sport as well as structural programmes to ensure quality players emerge on the scene through the necessary process. This has led to a decline in the sport. Speaking subsequent to his re-election as the President of Georgetown Cricket Association…

Vishal Can Provide Stability

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC): Chief selector Courtney Browne believes Vishal Singh can provide added stability in the West Indies middle order during the upcoming Test series against Pakistan. The 28-year-old left-hander was one of two uncapped players named in the 13-man squad to face Pakistan in the opening Test bowling off at Sabina Park in…

Guyana Jaguars land hat-trick of titles

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Guyana Jaguars were crowned Regional four-day champions for a third straight year here Monday when they crushed Windward Islands Volcanoes by an innings and 122 runs in their final round game. The hosts needed just 55 deliveries and less than an hour to bundle out Volcanoes for 162 in their second…

Landmark for Smith but Jaguars close in

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Veteran left-hander Devon Smith was keeping Windward Islands Volcanoes barely afloat with an unbeaten half-century but two-time defending champions Guyana Jaguars were closing in on victory on the second day of the final round game in the Regional four-day championship here Sunday. Batting a second time at the Guyana National Stadium…

Reifer ensures great escape for Jaguars

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Raymon Reifer was the main architect of leaders and defending champions Guyana Jaguars escaping with a draw against Barbados Pride in the Regional 4-Day Tournament on Monday. Reifer, the Barbados-born, left-handed all-rounder, led tail-end resistance with an unbeaten 35 following Shivnarine Chanderpaul’s second half-century of the match, as the Jaguars, were…

BRATHWAITE, HOPE DOMINATE JAGUARS

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC — Test batsman Kraigg Brathwaite carved out his 18th first class hundred to surpass 7 000 first class runs as Barbados Pride dominated leaders Guyana Jaguars on the opening day of their eighth round game here Thursday. He was joined by West Indies teammate, Shai Hope, who gathered his fifth first class…

Neymar: I’d like to play in the Premier League

Barcelona star Neymar admits he would like to play in the Premier League in future. The Brazil international was reportedly a firm target for Louis van Gaal at Manchester United in 2015, with the forward’s agent claiming that an offer said to be worth close to £140million had been tabled. Rumours have emerged in recent…

Permaul wrecks Red Force on Day 3

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC — Veerasammy Permaul celebrated his call-up to the West Indies Twenty20 squad with the 21st five-wicket haul of his first class career, as Guyana Jaguars installed themselves as firm favourites to win their seventh round match in the Regional four-day championship against Trinidad and Tobago Red Force here Sunday. The…

Fudadin, Reifer put Jaguars ahead as lead grows

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC — Assad Fudadin struck a half-century in his first game of the season while Raymon Reifer gathered his second and 10th overall, as Guyana Jaguars batted the entire second day to eke out a small lead over Trinidad and Tobago Red Force here Saturday. At the close, Jaguars were 246…