Guyana Amazon Warriors

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Guyana Amazon Warriors
CPL GUY.svg
Personnel
CaptainAustralia Chris Green
CoachSouth Africa Johan Botha
Team information
Colours     Gold      Green      Red      Black      White
Founded2013
Home groundProvidence Stadium
Capacity15,000
History
CPL wins0
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 plays 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. It has appeared in four of the six CPL finals, but has lost in the finals all four times.

Former Guyanese cricket legend Roger Harper was confirmed as the franchise's inaugural coach in early February 2015.

History[edit]

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[edit]

  • Players with international caps are listed in bold.
  •  *  denotes a player who is currently unavailable for selection.
  •  *  denotes a player who is unavailable for rest of the season.
No. Name Nat Birth date Batting style Bowling style Signed year Notes
Batsmen
3 Shimron Hetmyer Guyana (1996-12-26) 26 December 1996 (age 22) Left-handed Right-arm leg break 2016
11 Chandrapaul Hemraj Guyana (1993-09-03) 3 September 1993 (age 25) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox 2019
32 Keagan Simmons Trinidad and Tobago (1999-03-26) 26 March 1999 (age 20) Left-handed 2019
53 Brandon King Jamaica (1994-12-16) 16 December 1994 (age 24) Right-handed 2019
All-rounders
18 Shoaib Malik Pakistan (1982-02-01) 1 February 1982 (age 37) Right-handed Right-arm off break 2018 Overseas
49 Shadab Khan Pakistan (1998-10-04) 4 October 1998 (age 20) Right-handed Right-arm leg break 2019 Overseas
50 Sherfane Rutherford Guyana (1998-08-15) 15 August 1998 (age 21) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium 2017
84 Keemo Paul Guyana (1998-02-21) 21 February 1998 (age 21) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium 2017
Wicket-keepers
29 Nicholas Pooran Trinidad and Tobago (1995-10-02) 2 October 1995 (age 23) Left-handed 2019
Anthony Bramble Guyana (1990-12-11) 11 December 1990 (age 28) Right-handed 2019
Bowlers
20 Saurabh Netravalkar United States (1991-10-16) 16 October 1991 (age 27) Right-handed Left-arm fast-medium 2018 Overseas
94 Veerasammy Permaul Guyana (1989-08-11) 11 August 1989 (age 30) Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox 2014
12 Odean Smith Jamaica (1996-11-01) 1 November 1996 (age 22) Right-handed Right-arm medium 2018
56 Ben Laughlin Australia (1982-10-03) 3 October 1982 (age 36) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium 2018 Overseas
48 Romario Shepherd Guyana (1994-11-26) 26 November 1994 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium 2018
93 Chris Green Australia (1993-10-01) 1 October 1993 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm off break 2018 Overseas
Clinton Pestano Guyana (1992-11-11) 11 November 1992 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium 2019


Results[edit]

References[edit]

  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

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