Defending champions Berbice announced a star-studded team for the senior inter-county 50-over tournament starting early October.
This tournament will be used to select the Guyana Harpy Eagles team that will represent the Golden Arrowhead from October 17 in Trinidad in the CWI Regional Super50 tournament.
A Berbice side, led by former West Indies left arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul and boasting players of the calibre of Shimron Hetmyer, Gudakesh Motie, Romario Shepherd and young guns Kevin Sinclair and Kevlon Anderson will start as favaourites to win the Guyana Cricket Board’s Inter County limited overs competition which gets cracking this weekend.
The tournament, which gets underway Saturday at the Blairmont Community Development Centre ground with arch rivals Demerara and Berbice meeting in the opening match, will serve as preparation for the upcoming Regional Super50 Championship run by Cricket West Indies.
The Demerara side will be led by Tevin Imlach and will include West Indies opening batsman Tagenarine Chanderpaul, son of the legendary Guyanese Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Chandrapaul Hemraj and Sherfane Rutherford.
Berbice squad: Veerasammy Permaul (c ), Shimron Hetmyer, Romario Shepherd, Kevin Sinclair, Rampertab Ramnauth, Kevlon Anderson, Jonathan Foo, Anthony Bramble, Junior Sinclair, Gudakesh Motie, Nial Smith, Shamar Joseph, Clinton Pestano, Nigel Deodat