Guyana’s performance at 1977 U-19

Kaieteur News article.

GEORGETOWN, GUYANA - Statistician Charwayne Walker, this week and in the coming weeks, looks at Guyana’s performance during Regional Under-19 cricket in the lead up to this year’s event.

In a recent article, Walker had pointed to Guyana’s dominance when playing in St Kitts, the venue for this year’s tournament.

In today’s look, Walker highlights to stats of the 1977 outing.

Guyana first played Jamaica at Warner Park and won by 8 wickets in that game.

Scores: Jamaica 213 All out

Donovan Malcolm 40

Marlon Tucker 27

Bowling for Guyana Deryck Kallicharran took 3 for 48

Guyana first innings

230 All out

Ramrattan Jagnarine 38

Gregory Edwards 36

Orrin Gordon 35

Deryck Kallicharran 22

Bowling for Jamaica R. Leslie took 6 for 53 from 16 overs

Jamaica second innings

110 All out

Earl Whitley top scored with 53

Bowling for Guyana – Shubert Cappell took 4 for 20,

Jerry Angus supported with 3 for 34

Guyana set a target of 94 for Victory lost only two wickets in the process.

Gregory Edwards top scored with 43 Skipper Mark Harper finished off things with 27.

Guyana next played the Leeward Islands and lost by 99 runs.

Leeward Islands All out 205

Shirland Williams 45

Skipper Austin Whyte 38

Mike Joseph 25

Bowling for Guyana – Shubert Cappell took 3 for 43, Jerry Angus 3 for 66.

Guyana first innings 171 All out

Deryck Kallicharran 67

Mark Harper 37

Bowling for Leeward Islands – Austin Whyte 3 for 46, Conrad Bartlett 3 for 35

Leeward Islands Second Innings 199 All out

Shirland Williams 83

Mike Joseph 26

Bowling for Guyana Deryck Kallicharran took 4 for 59 and Godfrey Edwards 3 for 22.

Guyana set 234 for Victory were dismissed for 134.

Andrew Lyght 39

Mark Harper 32

Deryck Mangal 22 were the Principal scorers.

John Archibald and Earl Thompson took three wickets each for the winners.

The 1977 National Under-19 team that represented Guyana in St. Kitts:

Mark Harper – Captain

Andrew Lyght – deceased

Roger Box Hill

Shubert Cappell – deceased

Deryck Kallicharran

Jerry Angus

Tyrone Etwaroo

Gregory Edwards WKT

Godfrey Edwards

Deryck Mangal

Abdool Gafur WKT

Ramrattan Jagnarine

Orin Gordon

Glendon Gibbs – Manager.

Walker will continue with information on the other outings by Guyana in St Kitts over the years.

First Published In Kaieteur News.

Sun, 06/02/2013 - 03:32