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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.

Guyana Amazon Warriors
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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 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.

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HistoryEdit

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 squadEdit

As of 04:40, Tuesday, May 21, 2019 (UTC)
No. Name Nat Birth date Batting style Bowling style Signed year Notes
Batsmen
93 Jason Mohammed   (1986-09-23) 23 September 1986 (age 32) Right-handed Right-arm off break 2017
3 Shimron Hetmyer   (1996-12-26) 26 December 1996 (age 22) Left-handed Right-arm leg break 2016
46 Gajanand Singh   (1987-10-03) 3 October 1987 (age 31) Left-handed Left-arm medium 2017
24 Cameron Delport   (1989-05-12) 12 May 1989 (age 30) Left-handed Right-arm medium 2018 Overseas
Akshaya Persaud   (1997-07-01) 1 July 1997 (age 21) Left-handed Right-arm medium-fast 2018
All-rounders
33 Sohail Tanvir   (1984-12-12) 12 December 1984 (age 34) Left-handed Left-arm medium-fast 2016 Overseas
84 Keemo Paul   (1998-02-21) 21 February 1998 (age 21) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium 2017
50 Sherfane Rutherford   (1998-08-15) 15 August 1998 (age 20) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium 2017
69 Roshon Primus   (1995-08-14) 14 August 1995 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm medium 2017
Wicket-keepers
54 Luke Ronchi   (1981-04-23) 23 April 1981 (age 38) Right-handed 2017 Overseas
59 Chadwick Walton   (1985-07-03) 3 July 1985 (age 33) Right-handed 2017
29 Nicholas Pooran   (1995-10-02) 2 October 1995 (age 23) Left-handed 2019
Bowlers
99 Imran Tahir   (1979-03-27) 27 March 1979 (age 40) Right-handed Right-arm leg break 2018 Overseas
51 Rayad Emrit   (1981-03-08) 8 March 1981 (age 38) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast 2016
20 Saurabh Netravalkar   (1991-10-16) 16 October 1991 (age 27) Right-handed Left-arm fast-medium 2018 Overseas
70 Devendra Bishoo   (1985-11-06) 6 November 1985 (age 33) Left-handed Right-arm leg break 2013
94 Veerasammy Permaul   (1989-08-11) 11 August 1989 (age 29) Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox 2014
48 Romario Shepherd   (1994-11-26) 26 November 1994 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium 2018
Chris Green   (1993-10-01) 1 October 1993 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm off break 2018 Captain, Overseas

ResultsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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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