Guyana Amazon Warriors

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Guyana Amazon Warriors
CPL GUY.svg
Personnel
Captain Australia Chris Green
Coach South Africa Johan Botha
Team information
Colours      Gold      Green      Red      Black      White
Founded 2013
Home ground Providence Stadium
Capacity 15,000
History
CPL wins 0
Official website: Guyana Amazon Warriors

T20I kit

The Guyana Amazon Warriors is a franchise cricket team of the Caribbean Premier League based in Providence, Georgetown, Guyana. The team is the representative cricket team of Guyana in the Caribbean Premier League. It was one of the six teams created in 2013 for the inaugural season of the tournament.

The team will play its home games at Providence Stadium, located in Guyana and like the league's other franchises, draw the majority of its players from West Indian domestic teams. Former Guyanese cricket legend Roger Harper was confirmed as the franchise's inaugural coach in early February 2015.

History

The Guyana Amazon Warriors were one of the six teams created for the Caribbean Premier League's inaugural 2013 season. In 2013, they were runners up in the first tournament and were defeated by the Jamaica Tallawahs by 7 wickets at Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad.[1] The team was captained by Ramnaresh Sarwan which included overseas star like Tillakaratne Dilshan, James Franklin, Lasith Malinga as well as West Indian stars Sunil Narine, Lendl Simmons, Denesh Ramdin etc. Krishmar Santokie was leading wicket-taker in the season.[2]

In 2014, they finished second in the group stage behind the Barbados Tridents and were again defeated by the Barbados Tridents by 8 runs (D/L) in the final played at Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts.[3] The team was captained by Sunil Narine which included overseas stars like Martin Guptill, Mohammad Hafeez, Jimmy Neesham as well as West Indian stars Krishmar Santokie, Lendl Simmons, Denesh Ramdin etc. Lendl Simmons with his 445 runs in the season was Player of the series.[4][5][6]

In 2015, they again finished second in group stage behind Barbados Tridents but lost to Trinbago Knight Riders in semi-final by 6 wickets played at Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad.[7] The team was captained by Denesh Ramdin which included overseas star like Lasith Malinga, Thisara Perera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Brad Hodge, Marchant de Lange, David Wiese and Umar Akmal as well as West Indian stars Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Veerasammy Permaul, Lendl Simmons, Sunil Narine etc.

For 2016 Caribbean Premier League, Amazon Warriors roped in Martin Guptill as their captain replacing Denesh Ramdin and was joined by International cricketer like Sohail Tanvir, Dwayne Smith, Chris Lynn and Adam Zampa as well as some local star like Chris Barnwell, Jason Mohammed, Rayad Emrit etc.[8][9]

Current Squad

As of 00:40, Tuesday, September 25, 2018 (UTC)
No. Name Nat Birth date Batting style Bowling style Signed Year Notes
Batsmen
93 Jason Mohammed Trinidad and Tobago (1986-09-23) 23 September 1986 (age 32) Right-handed Right-arm off break 2017
3 Shimron Hetmyer Guyana (1996-12-26) 26 December 1996 (age 21) Left-handed Right-arm leg break 2016
46 Gajanand Singh Guyana (1987-10-03) 3 October 1987 (age 30) Left-handed Left-arm medium 2017
89 Cameron Delport South Africa (1989-05-12) 12 May 1989 (age 29) Left-handed Right-arm medium 2018 Overseas
Akshaya Persaud Guyana (1997-07-01) 1 July 1997 (age 21) Left-handed Right-arm medium-fast 2018
All-rounders
18 Shoaib Malik Pakistan (1982-02-01) 1 February 1982 (age 36) Right-handed Right-arm off break 2018 Overseas, Unavailable
33 Sohail Tanvir Pakistan (1984-12-12) 12 December 1984 (age 33) Left-handed Left-arm medium-fast 2017 Overseas
84 Keemo Paul Guyana (1998-02-21) 21 February 1998 (age 20) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium 2017
50 Sherfane Rutherford Guyana (1998-08-15) 15 August 1998 (age 20) Right-handed Right-arm fast medium 2017
69 Roshon Primus Barbados (1995-08-14) 14 August 1995 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm medium 2017
Wicket-keepers
54 Luke Ronchi New Zealand (1981-04-23) 23 April 1981 (age 37) Right-handed 2017 Overseas
56 Chadwick Walton Jamaica (1985-07-03) 3 July 1985 (age 33) Right-handed 2017
Bowlers
99 Imran Tahir South Africa (1979-03-27) 27 March 1979 (age 39) Right-handed Right-arm leg break 2018 Overseas
51 Rayad Emrit Trinidad and Tobago (1981-03-08) 8 March 1981 (age 37) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast 2016
20 Saurabh Netravalkar United States (1991-10-16) 16 October 1991 (age 26) Right-handed Left-arm fast medium 2018 Overseas
70 Devendra Bishoo Guyana (1985-11-06) 6 November 1985 (age 32) Left-handed Right-arm leg break 2013
94 Veerasammy Permaul Guyana (1989-08-11) 11 August 1989 (age 29) Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox 2014
Chris Green Australia (1993-10-01) 1 October 1993 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm off break 2018 Overseas, Replacement signee
48 Romario Shepherd Guyana (1994-11-26) 26 November 1994 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium 2018

References

  1. ^ 2013 Caribbean Premier League - Final
  2. ^ "Caribbean Premier League, 2013 / Records / Most wickets". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 
  3. ^ 2014 Caribbean Premier League - Final
  4. ^ "Tridents win rain-marred CPL final". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  5. ^ "Caribbean Premier League, 2014 / Records / Most runs". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  6. ^ "Caribbean Premier League, 2014 / Records / Most runs". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  7. ^ 2015 Caribbean Premier League - semi-final
  8. ^ "Caribbean Premier League squads finalised". Cricinfo. ESPN. 3 May 2016. Retrieved 9 June 2013. 
  9. ^ Guptill named captain of Guyana Amazon Warriors

External links

  • Guyana on CPLT20.com
  • GUY Amazon Warriors on Twitter
  • Guyana Amazon Warriors on Facebook


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