Ashmini Munisar to lead Guyana at Regional U-19 T20 tournament


Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) on Monday announced the National Girls’ Under-19 squad that will participate in the Cricket West Indies Regional Girls Under-19 Twenty20 Tournament from July 3 -14 in Trinidad and Tobago.

Senior National player, Ashmini Munisar, has been appointed captain of the team while Niveena Ramnauth will be her deputy.

Munisar, who played in the just concluded CG Insurance Super50 and Blaze T20 Tournament is expected to play a major role with both bat and ball as Guyana aims to take this year’s trophy.

The team includes Realanna Grimmond, who was the leading run-scorer in the Under-19 Inter-county played in May with an aggregated of 120 runs.

Grimmond struck an unbeaten 91 against Demerara in what was considered the ‘final’ of the T20 tournament.

Head coach of Women’s cricket, Julian Moore, will serve as the coach while West Indies pacer Tremayne Smartt, who was a member of the National Senior Women’s Team that participated in the recently concluded Women’s Regional tournament, will be the Manager.

The squad is expected to be encamped from Tuesday, June 28- July 1, with sessions to be held at the National Stadium, Providence from June 29-July 1.

Guyana Under-19 squad: Ashmini Munisar (captain), Niveena Ramnauth (vice-captain), Realeanne Grimmond, Naomi Barkoye, Melanie Dover, Lavina Ragobeer, Leah Kamlall, Sarah Amin, Crystal Durant, Trisha Hardat, Lakshmi Mahadeo, Darshanie Subramanie, Jamie Campbell, Cyanna Retemiah.

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