Guyana Amazon Warriors

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Guyana Amazon Warriors
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Personnel
Captain Trinidad and Tobago Rayad Emrit
Coach Guyana Roger Harper
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

T20 kit

The Guyana Amazon Warriors are 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 were finished second in group stage behind Barbados Tridents and were again defeated by the Barbados Tridents by 8 runs (D/L) in final played at Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts.[3] The team was captained by Sunil Narine which included overseas star 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]

Squad

Players with international caps are denoted in bold.

No. Player Country Birth date Batting style Bowling style Notes
Batsmen
18 Shoaib Malik  Pakistan (1982-02-01) 1 February 1982 (age 36) Right-hand bat Right-arm off break Overseas
93 Jason Mohammed  Trinidad and Tobago (1986-09-23) 23 September 1986 (age 31) Right-hand bat Right-arm off break
3 Shimron Hetmyer  Guyana (1996-12-26) 26 December 1996 (age 21) Left-hand bat Right-arm leg break
46 Gajanand Singh  Guyana (1987-10-03) 3 October 1987 (age 30) Left-hand bat Left-arm medium
89 Cameron Delport  South Africa (1989-05-12) 12 May 1989 (age 28) Left-hand bat Right-arm medium Overseas
Akshaya Persaud  Guyana (1997-07-01) 1 July 1997 (age 20) Left-hand bat Right-arm medium-fast
Wicket Keepers
59 Chadwick Walton  Jamaica (1985-07-03) 3 July 1985 (age 32) Right-hand bat n/a
54 Luke Ronchi  New Zealand (1981-04-23) 23 April 1981 (age 36) Right-hand bat n/a Overseas
All-rounders
33 Sohail Tanvir  Pakistan (1984-12-12) 12 December 1984 (age 33) Left-hand bat Left-arm medium-fast Overseas
84 Keemo Paul  Guyana (1998-02-21) 21 February 1998 (age 20) Right-hand bat Right-arm fast-medium
51 Rayad Emrit  Trinidad and Tobago (1981-03-08) 8 March 1981 (age 37) Right-hand bat Right-arm fast-medium Captain
50 Shurfane Rutherford  Guyana (1998-08-15) 15 August 1998 (age 19) Right-hand bat Right-arm fast medium
69 Roshan Primus  Trinidad and Tobago (1995-08-14) 14 August 1995 (age 22) Right-hand bat Right-arm medium
Bowler
99 Imran Tahir  South Africa (1979-03-27) 27 March 1979 (age 39) Right-hand bat Right-arm leg break Overseas
20 Saurabh Netravalkar  United States (1991-10-16) 16 October 1991 (age 26) Right-hand bat Left-arm fast medium Overseas
70 Devendra Bishoo  Guyana (1985-11-06) 6 November 1985 (age 32) Left-hand bat Right-arm leg break
94 Veerasammy Permaul  Guyana (1989-08-11) 11 August 1989 (age 28) Right-hand bat Slow left-arm orthodox
48 Romario Shepherd  Guyana (1994-11-26) 26 November 1994 (age 23) Right-hand bat Right-arm fast-medium

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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