The Guyana Cricket Board has announced the Guyana Girls Under 19 team to participate in the Cricket West Indies Girls Under-19 Regional Tournament.
The Cricket West Indies Girls Under-19 Regional Tournament is slated for July 3-14 in Trinidad and Tobago this year.
National Women’s senior team player, Ashmini Munisar has been appointed captain of the team while Niveena Ramnauth will be her deputy.
Munisar, who played in the just concluded CG Insurance and CWI Blaze T20 Tournament is expected to play a major role both with bat and ball as Guyana aims to take this year’s trophy.
The team also includes Realanna Grimmond, who was the leading run scorer in the Under-19 Inter-county played in May with an aggregate of 120 runs. Grimmond struck an unbeaten 91 against Demerara in what was considered the ‘final’ of the T20 tournament.
Julian Moore will serve as head coach for the team.
West Indies pacer Tremayne Smartt, who was a member of the National Senior Women’s Team that participated in the recently concluded Women’s Regional tournament, will be the Manager.
The squad is expected to be encamped from Tuesday, June 28 - July 1, with sessions to be held at the Guyana National Stadium from June 29 - July 1.
The squad reads:
Ashmin Munisar (Captain)
Niveena Ramnauth (Vice Captain)