Johnson to lead Guyana in Antigua Independence Tri-Nation T20

Guyana’s successful First-Class captain Leon Johnson has been appointed skipper of the national T20 team to participate in the second annual Antigua Independence Tri-Nation T20 tournament from October 6-14 on the island. Guyana, Jamaica and hosts Antigua will be competing in the tournament. According to a release from the Guyana Cricket Board, “The team consists…

West Indies ‘A’ squad for first two test against Sri Lanka

The Selection Panel of Cricket West Indies announced on Tuesday a 13-member West Indies “A” squad for the first two “Tests” of their home series against Sri Lanka “A” next month. SQUAD Shamarh Brooks (Captain) Vishal Singh (Vice-Captain) Sunil Ambris John Campbell Yannic Cariah Rahkeem Cornwall Sheldon Cottrell Jahmar Hamilton Montcin Hodge Damion Jacobs Keon…

2017-18 Digicel Regional 4-Day schedule

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies announced today the schedule of matches for the 2017-18 Digicel 4-Day Tournament. The #D4Day opens on October 26 and finishes on January 21, and all matches are now regularly scheduled to start on a Thursday, rather than Friday, in a break from the long-standing tradition in the modern history…

Pooran eligible for all three formats

St John’s, ANTIGUA – In respect of the captioned matter, the Player, Nicholas Pooran, was suspended by CWI, in relation to a decision taken by the Player not to play in the Professional Cricket League at the start of the 2016-2017 domestic season, although he was selected by a domestic franchise team. The Player featured in…

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…