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.
|Colours||Gold Green Red Black White|
|Home ground||Providence Stadium|
|Official website||Guyana Amazon Warriors|
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 five of the seven CPL finals, but has lost in the finals all five times.
Former Guyanese cricket legend Roger Harper was confirmed as the franchise's inaugural coach in early February 2015.
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. 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.
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. 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.
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. 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.
- Players with international caps are listed in bold.
As of 29 May 2021
|No.||Name||Nat||Birth date||Batting style||Bowling style||Signed year||Notes|
|5||Shoaib Malik||1 February 1982||Right-handed||Right-arm off-break||2021||Overseas|
|11||Chandrapaul Hemraj||3 September 1993||Left-handed||Left-arm orthodox||2019|
|53||Brandon King||16 December 1994||Right-handed||N/A||2019|
|2||Shimron Hetmyer||26 December 1996||Left-handed||N/A||2016||Vice-Captain|
|8||Mohammad Hafeez||17 October 1980||Right-handed||Right-arm off-break||2021||Overseas|
|N/A||Anthony Bramble||11 December 1990||Right-handed||N/A||2020|
|2||Nicholas Pooran||2 October 1995||Left-handed||N/A||2019||Captain|
|99||Imran Tahir||27 March 1979||Right-handed||Right-arm leg break||2018||Overseas|
|N/A||Gudakesh Motie||29 March 1995||Left-handed||Left-arm orthodox||2021|
|N/A||Kevin Sinclair||23 November 1999||Right-handed||Right-arm off break||2020|
|N/A||Ashmead Nedd||10 January 2001||Right-handed||Left-arm orthodox||2020|
|N/A||Waqar Salamkheil||2 October 2001||Right-handed||Left-arm unorthodox||2021||Overseas|
|N/A||Romario Shepherd||26 November 1994||Right-handed||Right-arm fast-medium||2018|
|N/A||Nial Smith||22 October 1995||Right-handed||Right-arm medium||2021|
|N/A||Odean Smith||1 November 1996||Right-handed||Right-arm medium||2020|
|N/A||Naveen-ul-Haq||23 September 1999||Right-handed||Right-arm medium-fast||2020||Overseas|
|Source: Guyana Amazon Warriors Players|
|Last updated : 15 September 2021|
- Abandoned matches are counted as NR (no result)
- Win or loss by super over or boundary count are counted as tied.
- Tied+Win - Counted as a win and Tied+Loss - Counted as a loss
- NR indicates no result
Administration and support staffEdit
|Owner||Dr. Ranjisinghi Ramroop|
|Head Coach||Rayon Griffith|
Source: ESPNcricinfo, Last updated: 26 August 2021
Source: ESPNcricinfo, Last updated: 26 August 2021
|Year||League standing||Final standing|
|2013||1st out of 6||Runners-up|
|2014||2nd out of 6||Runners-up|
|2015||2nd out of 6||Playoffs|
|2016||1st out of 6||Runners-up|
|2017||4th out of 6||Qualifier|
|2018||2nd out of 6||Runners-up|
|2019||1st out of 6||Runners-up|
|2020||2nd out of 6||Semifinalists|
|2021||2nd out of 6||Semifinalists|
- 2013 Caribbean Premier League - Final
- "Caribbean Premier League, 2013 / Records / Most wickets". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 14 August 2013.
- 2014 Caribbean Premier League - Final
- "Tridents win rain-marred CPL final". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
- "Caribbean Premier League, 2014 / Records / Most runs". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
- 2015 Caribbean Premier League - semi-final
- "Caribbean Premier League squads finalised". Cricinfo. ESPN. 3 May 2016. Retrieved 9 June 2013.
- Guptill named captain of Guyana Amazon Warriors
- "Caribbean Premier League Cricket Team Records & Stats | ESPNcricinfo.com". Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2021.
- "Private Sector Commission hails acquisition of CPL franchise by NEW GPC/ Limacol". Retrieved 25 September 2020.