Anil Beharry

Full name: Anil Beharry  Anil Beharry 2014 profile picture
Born: 14 Jan 1970, No 19 Village, Corentyne, Berbice
Batting: Left-nanded batsman
Fielding: Left arm orthodox leg-spinner
Teams: Berbice (LO: 1995-1997)
Club: Bermine; Young Warriors
School: Berbice Educational Institute

Anil Beharry was a tidy left-arm orthodox spinner and big-hitting left-handed batsman for Berbice in Limited Overs cricket, from 1995 to 1997. He was invited to the national trials for the regional List A competition in 1996.

He started playing cricket at an early age and played for the Bermine youth team. He later graduated to the Bermine senior team and also represented Berbice Police, Upper Corentyne and Young Warriors Cricket Club, where he was still playing Second Division matches in 2014. In First Division matches he scored three centuries and a had a six-wicket haul in the T20 format, which included a hat-trick.

Beharry also represented Guyana in softball cricket in 1990 and has played for Berbice in this format since 1997.

In 1997 Beharry became Treasurer of the Berbice Cricket Board (BCB), after being asked to do so by then BCB president Leslie Amsterdam. He remained a BCB executive at least until 2014, when he was elected BCB president. He was First Vice-president of the BCB in 2013 and 2014 and Assistant Treasurer of the Guyana Cricket Board before that.

Beharry was an executive member of the Young Warriors Cricket Club since 2001, and instrumental in transforming the club ground into one of the better venues in Berbice.

On 28 December 2014 Beharry was elected the youngest ever BCB president, at age 44. He ran against Port Mourant Cricket Club president Vickram Seubarran.

In 2014 Beharry was a career banker. He also served in several capacities on the Region 6 Regional Democratic Council and was chairman of the Albion Lights Committee.