Sen Gopaul was a right-arm leg-spinner and useful lower order batsman who made his debut for the Guyana Under-19 team in the 1975 Benson & Hedges Regional Youth competition, in Trinidad & Tobago. He also played in the final against Barbados, in Barbados.
A 15-MEMBER Third Class Cricket Association team will leave Guyana on the 22nd of this month to play a series of matches in Nickerie and Paramaribo. Both the team and the itinerary will be announced later. A Nickerie Cricket Board of Control Under-19 team will be hosted by the Guyana Third Class Cricket Association in August.
THE Georgetown Third Class Under-19 cricket team enjoyed tremendous success on their recent tour to Nickerie, Suriname. The twelve-man team won three of the four one-day fixtures which were keenly contested.
ONE gets the impression that the reason the Guyana Cricket Board’s Under-19 selection panel scheduled nine consecutive days of trials at the beginning of May, for the regional tournament at the end of July, was because they wanted an early selection of the team so as much preparation could be had before setting off for Jamaica.
FIVE players who represented Guyana in last year’s regional Under-19 tournament at home, have been included in an 18-man squad selected ahead of this year’s West Indies championships to be staged in Jamaica from July 12.
Nigel Greaves made his debut for the Guyana Under-19 team in the 1986 Northern Telecom regional youth competition, in Trinidad. He played for the Guyana Under-19 team again in the 1987 Northern Telecom regional youth competition, in Jamaica.
He was described as a solid middle order batsman who possessed tremendous concentration and powerful stroke play. He scored a century against Essequibo in the 1987 GTM semi-final and was prolific in local club cricket.