Guyana Harpy Eagles off to T&T for start of First-Class season


The Guyana Harpy Eagles departed on Sunday morning for Trinidad and Tobago where they will open their campaign in the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Four-Day championship.

The Eagles will play Windward Volcanoes from February 9-12 at the Queen’s Park Oval.

The senior national players are keen to get on to the field after a prolonged absence of Regional Four-Day Tournament due to COVID-19 pandemic, the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) said in a release.

“The GCB’s President Bissoondyal Singh remarked, that based on reports the players have been able to utilise their time away from regional tournaments to improve their capabilities of performing consistently well at the regional and international levels,” the release stated.

“The GCB has invested immensely in the preparation of the players and will continue to advance meaningful relations in ensuring sustainable funding and player professional conduct. President Singh went on to state that he trusts all members of the Guyana Harpy Eagles will excel in the five-round West Indies Championship 2022 and that the GCB looks forward to the national team winning the tournament.”

The Guyana Harpy Eagles squad reads: Leon Johnson (Captain), Keemo Paul (Vice-Captain), Chandrapaul Hemraj, Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Vishaul Singh, Askhaya Persaud, Anthony Bramble, Tevin Imlach, Veerasammy Permaul, Gudakesh Motie, Nial Smith, Clinton Pestano, Shimron Hetmyer, Keon Joseph and Antony Adams.

Management Staff: Manager Albert Smith, Head Coach Esuan Crandon, Assistant Coach/Manager Ryan Hercules and Physiotherapist Angelica Holder.

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