Eight Guyanese in West Indies ‘A’ teams to Sri Lanka
Eight Guyanese have been included in the West Indies ‘A’ teams for the tour of Sri Lanka, which runs from October 1 to November 1. The series will consist of three four-day games and three one-day matches.
Five Guyanese- batsmen Rajendra Chandrika, Vishaul Singh and Shimron Hetmyer, spinner Gudakesh Motie and fast bowler Keon Joseph- have been included in the Four-day squad, while batsman Assad Fudadin, spinner Veerasammy Permaul and fast bowler Ronsford Beaton are part of the one-day squad.
Singh has been named Vice-captain of the Four-day squad.
Four-Day squad: Rajendra Chandrika, Kieran Powell, Evin Lewis, Vishaul Singh (Vice-captain), Shamarh Brooks (Captain), Shimron Hetmyer, Jahmar Hamilton, Damion Jacobs, Rahkeem Cornwall, Gudakesh Motie, Kemar Roach, Keon Joseph, Delorn Johnson and Reynard Leveridge.
One-Day squad: Jason Mohammed (Captain), Rovman Powell, Andre Fletcher (Vice-captain), Kyle Hope, Chadwick Walton, Andre McCarty, Assad Fudadin, Veerasammy Permaul, Jon-Russ Jaggesar, Damion Jacobs, Delorn Johnson, Ronsford Beaton, Kesrick Williams and Kyle Mayers.
The Management Team comprises Dwain Gill – Manager, Graeme West – Coach, Rayon Griffith – Assistant Coach, Vernon K A Williams – Physiotherapist, Dinesh Mahabir – Data Analyst, and Zephyrinus Nicholas – Strength and Conditioning Trainer.
- October 4 – 7 1st 4-day R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium
- October 11 – 14 2nd 4-day Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
- October 18 – 21 3rd 4-day Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium
- October 24 1st One-day Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium
- October 27 2nd One-day Kurunegala Welegedera Cricket Stadium
- October 30 3rd One-day R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium
Cover photo caption: Rajendra Chandrika