Georgetown Cricket

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1 07-Sep-1952 Frank Cup Competition
2 20-Feb-1967 Georgetown Inter-School Cricket
3 01-Jan-1988 Under-19s Win in Nickerie
4 20-Nov-2001 Poor Hospitality By Police
5 15-Jan-2007 GCA Under-19 Competition
6 18-Jan-2007 GCA Under-19 Tomorrow
7 26-Jan-2007 8 GCA U-19 Matches This Weekend
8 28-Jan-2007 GCA Names 22
9 29-Jan-2007 GCA U-19 40-over Competition
10 04-Feb-2009 King Heads GCA Selection Panel
11 18-Apr-2009 GCA Demands Evidence
12 10-Jan-2010 Beepat Helps GCA Program
13 14-Jan-2010 GCA Seeks Sponsors For Women
14 16-Jan-2010 GCA Div2 Final Today
15 18-Jan-2010 Transport Wins Division 2 Trophy
16 18-Jan-2010 TSC Crowned GCA Div2 Champs
17 21-Jan-2010 GCA Big Bash Ends Saturday
18 24-Jan-2010 Malteenoes - Div2 T20 Champs
19 29-Jan-2010 Harper Elected GCA President
20 30-Jan-2010 DCB Congratulates Harper
21 31-Jan-2010 Mentore Declined GCA Nomination
22 21-Mar-2010 GCA Unveils Plans For 2010
23 25-Mar-2010 Solomon To Lead GTown U-19
24 26-Mar-2010 U-19 Wins For GTown, East Coast
25 27-Mar-2010 GTown Retains DCB U-19 Title
26 27-Mar-2010 GTown Wins DCB U-19 Title
27 09-Apr-2010 GCA 2010 Digicel T20 Competition
28 30-May-2010 2010 GCA Spin Bowling Clinic
29 18-Jul-2010 GCA To Hold 1-Week Camp
30 20-Jul-2010 Harper Pleased With Turnout
31 01-Aug-2010 GCA Training For 36 juniors
32 30-Oct-2010 First Div 2-Day Tournament Starts
33 31-Oct-2010 Carib Beer Heroes Cup 31 Oct 2010
34 01-Nov-2010 Carib Beer Heroes Cup 01 Nov 2010
35 10-Dec-2010 Jaikaran Is New GCC President
36 10-Dec-2010 South Georgetown Beat Ebo Islands
37 15-Jan-2011 DCC To Broadcast CT20 Matches
38 15-Jan-2011 Party Atmosphere At DCC For CT20
39 18-Jan-2011 Hemraj Steers MYO To Win
40 26-Jan-2011 Alves Helps Transport Level Series
41 26-Jan-2011 GCA AGM And Elections Postponed
42 04-Feb-2011 MYO Win Series With Transport
43 06-Feb-2011 Narayan Ton Highlights Heroes Cup
44 07-Feb-2011 Heroes Cup Final Day Rained Out
45 07-Feb-2011 Rain Affects GCA 2-Day Matches
46 27-Feb-2011 Harper Hopes To Remain GCA President
47 02-Mar-2011 Harper retains GCA presidency
48 02-Mar-2011 Harper Returned As GCA President
49 06-Mar-2011 GCA Clubs Make Statement
50 17-Mar-2011 I Had To Do Present GCA Job
51 08-Apr-2011 GCA Responds To KN Article
52 08-Apr-2011 GCA To Host Scorers Workshop
53 10-Apr-2011 Sarwan Lights Up Bourda
54 10-Apr-2011 GCA/Carib Beer/Friends of Cricket ...
55 05-Jun-2011 Everest Receives Donation
56 17-Jul-2011 GCA Kiddies Cricket Camp Concludes
57 19-Jul-2011 MSC Advances To Final
58 26-Jul-2011 DCC ‘A’ Takes GCA BrainStreet U-15 Title
59 28-Jul-2011 Pee Wee Cricket Final Set For Today
60 29-Jul-2011 DeSinco U-13 League Launched
61 30-Jul-2011 DCC Defeat GCC For Pee Wee Title
62 30-Jul-2011 DCC Win Tropical Mist Pee Wee cricket
63 17-Sep-2011 Second Annual Noble Tourney
64 22-Sep-2011 Three Tons In Opening Round
65 02-Oct-2011 Heroes Cup - Griffith, Christian hit 50s
66 03-Oct-2011 Clyde Butts Bats GNIC to Victory
67 03-Oct-2011 Sankar Spins GYO to Massive Win
68 03-Oct-2011 GCA Noble Div2 - Spinners Dominate
69 10-Oct-2011 Haslim Hits Heroes Ton
70 11-Oct-2011 Ferrier Hits ton, Haslim Among Runs
71 16-Oct-2011 Trevor Benn Denied Helmet-Trick
72 17-Oct-2011 Browne, Forrester Miss Centuries
73 18-Oct-2011 Vantull, Thakurdin Help UG Win
74 08-Dec-2011 Hyman 160 For UG v GYO
75 11-Dec-2011 Barnwell, Christian Hit Tons For DCC
76 16-Dec-2011 Berbice, GTown In Butcher Tribute
77 17-Apr-2012 Vantull Propels UG Into Final
78 11-May-2012 DeSinco’s Lipton Tea Cup On 13 May
79 15-May-2012 GCA/NBS Div2 Tourney Launched
80 24-Aug-2012 Williams Hits DPI Ton
81 13-Dec-2012 Gilkes Spurs GYO To Outright Win
82 31-Dec-2012 GCA Enjoys Fruitful 2012
83 11-Jan-2013 GCA Noble Div2 This Weekend
84 15-Jan-2013 GCC, Everest Win, GYO, GDF Draw
85 20-Jan-2013 Blyden Hits Ton For GDF
86 21-Jan-2013 Bell, France, Dhanram Hit 50s
87 23-Jan-2013 GDF Beats GYO By Innings
88 27-Jan-2013 GCA Hadi Div 1 26 Jan
89 27-Jan-2013 GCA Noble Div 2 26 Jan
90 29-Jan-2013 GCA Noble Div 2 19 Jan
91 30-Jan-2013 GCA Hadi Div 1 27 Jan
92 04-Mar-2013 GCC, GDF In Exciting Draw
93 05-Mar-2013 QC Girls In Consecutive Wins
94 05-Mar-2013 Savory Hits 118 For DCC
95 09-Mar-2013 GCA Competitions Continue
96 18-Mar-2013 Third Brainstreet U15 Tourney
97 21-Mar-2013 GTown, West Dem Record Wins
98 22-Mar-2013 Georgetown, West Dem Win
99 24-Apr-2013 NBS Sponsors GCA Div 2
100 01-Oct-2013 GYO Are GTown U-13 Champs
101 06-Oct-2013 DCC Are Brain Street Champs
102 22-Oct-2013 GCA Div1 2-innings - 20 Oct
103 22-Oct-2013 GCC, MYO In Div2 Final
104 31-Oct-2013 New GCA Hadi Div 1 Tourney
105 01-Nov-2013 Fly Jamaica Supports DCC
106 02-Nov-2013 Hadi's Renews GCA Sponsorship
107 02-Nov-2013 GCA: Make Grounds Available
108 04-Nov-2013 GCA/Carib Beer T20 Matches
109 04-Dec-2013 No Quorum At GCC AGM
110 03-Apr-2014 GCA Fixtures for 05, 06 Apr
111 28-May-2014 U17: Georgetown Defeats East Coast
112 01-Jun-2014 GCA Div 2 Report May 31
113 03-Jun-2014 GCA Div 2 Report Jun 1
114 06-Jun-2014 GCA Fixtures For June 7
115 11-Sep-2014 GCA Matches This Weekend
116 03-Dec-2014 GCA Points Standings
117 05-Dec-2014 GCA Competitions This Weekend
118 06-Jan-2015 GCA Enjoyed A Fruitful 2014
119 05-Oct-2015 GCC Beat Malteenoes by 6 Wkts
120 05-Oct-2015 GDF, GCC Secure Semi Spots

Photos

03-Nov-2013
DCC Win GCA Div 1, 2013

Members of the Demerara Cricket Club First Division team display the medals and trophy they received for winning the 2013 GCA Division 1 2-innings competition, sponsored by Hadi's World Inc. Seated are GCA and Hadi's officials.

05-Oct-2013
DCC - Brain Street Champs

The DCC Under-15 team after defeating GNIC at DCC on 05 October 2013 to win the the Georgetown Cricket Association Brain Street Cup competition.

28-Sep-2013
GYO: GTown U13 Champs, 2013

The GYO Under-13 team with GCA officials, competition sponsors and friends after winning the GCA Under-13 competition on 28 September 2013, at the GYO ground.

25-Apr-2013
Wet Everest Ground, 2013

Heavy rain left the Everest ground unfit for play on the second day of the 2013 Under-19 Inter-County match between Berbice and the President's XI, on 25 April 2013.

24-Apr-2013
NBS Sponsors GCA Div 2, 2013

NBS’s CEO Ahmad Khan hands over a cheque to GCA’s Treasurer Dennis Wilson on 24 Apr 2013 for sponsorship of the GCA Division 2 40 overs competition. (Rajiv Bisnauth photo).

18-Mar-2013
Third Brainstreet U15 Tourney, 2013

Brainstreet CEO Lance Hinds hands over the sponsorship cheque to GCA’s Dennis Wilson at the launching of the third annual GCA Brainstreet 100-overs Under-15 cricket competition at Malteenoes on 18 March 2013 (Photo: Rajiv Bisnauth).

01-Mar-2013
QC Girls In Consecutive Wins, 2013

The victorious Queen's College girls team poses with Organiser Johnny Barnwell, after consecutive softball wins over Tutorial High and IPE, in February 2013.

27-Feb-2013
Regal, GSL Assist GNIC

Lakeram Gopaul, Office Manager of Regal Stationery and Computer Centre, presents a television set to GNIC supervisor Deborah D’Andrade, in the presence of club staff Sharon Alli and members of the Regal Over-35 and Open teams.

16-Feb-2013
New Everest Exec, 2013

The Executive members of the Everest Cricket Club after the annual general meeting and general elections on 16 February 2013. President Singh is sitting in the center while 1st vice president Stephen Lewis is on his left and Secretary Oncar Ramroop is on his right.

12-Feb-2013
Police College HQ Champs, 2013

The Felix Austin Police College team, which won the Police Headquarters 10/10 softball cricket competition in February 2013.

08-Feb-2013
Lights For Softball At Everest, 2013

Dereck Ramoutar of Ray’s Auto Sales XI presents a donation to Everest president Rajesh Singh (2nd left) on 8 Feb 2013, for softball lights at Everest. Managing Director of Ray’s Auto Sales Kamal Seebaran is on Singh’s left while the vice-president of the club Sham Ramroop is in the centre.

26-Jan-2013
Min of Education Ground, 2013

Acting Guyana Football Federation president Franklin Wilson makes a point to attentive officials during a meeting on 26 January 2013 in the pavilion of the Ministry of Education ground.

08-Dec-2012
Malteenoes Ground Rehab, 2012

In November 2012 work began on the cricket pitch in the final phase of ground rehabilitation at the Malteenoes Sport Club. The Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture assisted with a grant.

26-Aug-2012
DCC Wins Brain Street Again

The winning DCC Under-15 team that won the Georgetown Cricket Association Brain Street competition for the third time, in 2012.

24-Aug-2012
Lynch in Guyana, 2012

Participants pose with their certificates at the conclusion of a five-week cricket camp organised by the GCC and sponsored by Noble House Seafood. Sharing the moment are GCC president Lionel Jaikaran (right), former GCC president Paul Chan-a-Sue (second right), General Manager of Noble House Seafood, Les Ramalho (second row at right) and coach Monty Lynch (centre).

21-Jul-2012
DCC Centenary Celebrations, 2012

DCC centenary celebrations at the Tower Hotel pool side, with ex-West Indies captain and DCC member Clive Lloyd, DCC president Alfred Mentore and others. The centenary magazine can be seen by the huge cake.

15-May-2012
GCA/NBS Div2 Launching, 2012 (1)

Vice-President of the GCA, Neil Barry making his remarks at the 14-May-2012 official launch of the 40-overs second division competition.

15-May-2012
GCA/NBS Div2 Launching, 2012 (2)

NBS CEO, Ahmad Khan hands over the sponsorship cheque to a GCA representative, 14 May 2012.

10-May-2012
DeSinco Lipton Tea Cup 2012

Everest and GYO captains collecting the Lipton Tea tournament trophy from Alicia DeAbreu, General Manager. Looking on is Frank DeAbreu, Proprietor, 10 May 2012.

09-May-2012
Georgetown Windball Players, 2012

GT&T’s Sachin Persaud (centre) poses with the students shortly before the start of play on the National Park tarmac in the Georgetown Zone of the 2012 National Schools Windball championship, May 2012.

02-May-2012
Aerial View Of DCC, 2012

Aerial View Of DCC, May 2012.

29-Apr-2012
Georgetown Schools Windball 2012a
Students from the participating Georgetown schools pay rapt attention to the organisers at yesterday’s (22 Apr 2012) official opening ceremony. (Photo: Avenash Ramzan)
22-Apr-2012
DCC Pavilion

DCC pavilion, 05 Feb 2011.

22-Apr-2012
Georgetown Schools Windball 2012 (2)
Part of the action between St Ambrose and Redeemer Primary in the National Schools Windball championship, on 22 Apr 2012.
11-Dec-2011
DCC Under-13 Players, 2011

DCC Under-13 players pose for a photo with coach Garvin Nedd, in front of the DCC clubhouse in 2011.

16-Oct-2011
GCC's Forrester v GDF, 2011

Teenager Winston Forrester smashes Randy Lindore over cover for four during his 91 for GCC against GDF at Camp Ayanganna on 16 October 2011 in a GCA First Division Heroes Cup match (Sean Devers photo).

16-Oct-2011
Police's Browne v Everest, 2011

Rawle Browne drives Troy Gonsalves handsomely during his unbeaten 95 for Police against Everest on 16 October 2011 at Eve Leary in a GCA First Division Heroes Cup match (Sean Devers photo).

15-Oct-2011
Everest's Hemraj v Police, 2011

Watched by Keeper Troy Benn, National U-19 batsman Chanderpaul Hemraj gathers on-side runs during his 81 for Everest at Police on 15 October 2011, in a GCA First Division Heroes Cup match. (Sean Devers photo).

09-Oct-2011
GCC's Sookdeo v Malteenoes, 2011

GCC’s Jeetendra Sookdeo gathers off-side runs against Malteenoes at DCC on 9 October 2011 in a GCA First Division Heroes Cup match (Sean Devers photo).

09-Oct-2011
GDF's Lindore v Police, 2011

GDF’s Randy Lindore cuts spinner Vishal Jaigobin, who followed up his 56 with 3-28 for Police at Eve Leary on 9 October 2011 in a GCA First Division Heroes Cup match (Sean Devers photo).

09-Oct-2011
Ferrier Cuts v DCC, 2011

Deon Ferrier cuts for four during his unbeaten 86, following his 5-62 for Malteenoes at DCC on 9 Oct ober 2011 in the GCA Division 1 Heroes Cup (Sean Devers photo).

09-Oct-2011
Culley Caught By Police(!), 2011

Alex Culley is about to be caught off Parnell London of Police, to end the GDF innings on 9 October 2011 at Eve Leary, in a First Division Heroes Cup match (Sean Devers photo).

02-Oct-2011
DCC Batting v GNIC, 2011

Jahron Byron batting for DCC against GNIC in a GCA First Division Heroes Cup match on 2 October 2011 at DCC (Sean Devers photo).

01-Oct-2011
Christian Batting v GNIC, 2011

Guyana’s newest West Indies player Derwin Christian gathers off-side runs during his half-century for hosts DCC against GNIC on 1 October 2011 (Sean Devers photo).

25-Sep-2011
Inside DCC pavilion

Inside DCC pavilion, 2011

28-Jul-2011
DCC Wins Peewee Title, 2011

Tropical Mist Brand Manager Errol Nelson presents the winner’s trophy to captain of the Demerara Cricket Club team, Shemar De Souza, in the presence of the victorious team members and supporters, on 28 July 2011, at Thirst Park, Ruimveldt.

16-Jul-2011
GCA Kiddies Camp, 2011

One of the 27 participants of the GCA Under-10 camp receives a certificate from Guyoil representative Elizabeth Gittens on 16 July 2011 at St Stanislaus College ground, while Mark Harper (left), Quacy Nedd and Garvin Nedd look on.

01-Jun-2011
Danny Singh Assists Everest, 2011

Dhanpaul ‘Danny’ Singh (centre) presents a bat to junior Everest Cricket Club cricketer Chanderpaul Hemraj, in the presence of other club members, on 1 June 2011 in the boardroom of the club.

08-May-2011
DCC outfield

DCC outfield, 2011

08-May-2011
DCC scoreboard and entrance

DCC scoreboard and entrance, 2011

07-Apr-2011
DCC Nets

DCC net session, 07 Apr 2011.

28-Feb-2011
GCA Executive, 2011

Roger Harper sits between vice-presidents Neil Barry (right) and Azad Abrahim, along with other 2011 GCA executives, after elections at the GCA Annual General Meeting on 28 February 2011.

05-Feb-2011
DCC v GNIC, 2011

DCC playing GNIC in a 2-day match.

19-Jul-2010
Harper Helps Young Bowlers

Former Guyana and West Indies off-spinner teaches a young member of a GCA club about the art of spin bowling during a one-week GCA camp at Everest, from 19 July 2010. (Orlando Charles photo)

25-Mar-2010
QC Ground, 2010

The Queen's College ground in March 2010, during the inter-house cricket final between A House and H House. Sports Officer Chaitram Singh (on right) was one of the umpires. The enclosed pavilion can be seen in the background.

21-Mar-2010
GTown Wins DCB U-19 Title, 2010

The victorious Georgetown team after defeating East Coast in the DCB final at Malteenoes on 21 March 2010. Manager Orin Hutson is 3rd from left sitting, Skipper Dexter Solomon 3rd from right sitting and Coach Queson Nedd sitting extreme right.

17-Jan-2010
TSC: 2009 GCA Div2 Champs

The Transport Sports Club team with GCA officials and sponsors, after winning the Georgetown Cricket Association Division 2 championship by defeating DCC at DCC on 17 January 2010.

17-Jan-2010
Transport Wins Div 2, 2010

Members of the Transport team, after defeating DCC in the final of the 2009 GCA 2-day Division 2 competition, on 17 January 2010, at the DCC ground.

17-Jan-2010
Everest Executive, 2010

The 2010 Eveest Cricket Club executive body, after elections in January 2010. Front row from left: Carmachand Rambarran, Stephen Lewis, Mark Singh, Rajesh Singh and Prataap Persaud. Back row from left: Neil Singh, Ramjit Singh, Malcolm Sonaram, Mohabir Sukhpaul, Safraz Ally, Feroz Khan and Royston Rachpaul.

19-Sep-2009
Georgetown YMCA Ground, 2009

The YMCA ground in Georgetown, on a September day in 2009.

15-Nov-1950
St Stanislaus Team, 1950

The 1950 St Stanislaus college cricket team. Standing (left to right): NF Thomas, V Mahangar, AL Outridge, T Goveia, J Hazlewood and V Vieira. Sitting (left to right): V Charan, F Marques, OS Gibson, AJ Persaud (captain), B Patoir, M Camacho and H Shepherd.

06-Jun-1950
QC Case Cup Team, 1949

The Queen's College 1949-1950 first division Case Cup team. Standing (left to right): M Baird, WA Chin, RC Bacchus, FK Mongul, A Gonsalves and RM Glasford. Sitting (left to right): C Pilgrim, AFR Bishop, RA Gibbons (captain), WI Lee and LA Jackman. Absent: M Moore and TD Mohamed.

09-Dec-1936
QC Cricket Team, 1936

The 1936 Queen's College cricket team, after winning the Hing Cup - the symbol of cricket supremacy among Georgetown schools for several decades. This photo comes from a collection by former QC master Frederick Weston, in whose honour Weston House was named.

Georgetown Cricket Association

Name: Georgetown Cricket Association
Address: c/o P&P Insurance Brokers, 35 North & King Streets, Lacytown, Georgetown
Telephone: 227-8485
Founded: 1992
Website: http://www.gcacricket.org

The Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) is responsible for cricket in Georgetown, the capital of Guyana, which had an estimated population of 135000 in 2006. The GCA was founded in 1992 as a geographical division of the Demerara Cricket Board, which was formed a few months earlier. The University of Guyana, at Turkeyen on the East Coast of Demerara, plays in GCA competitions.

First division clubs under the GCA include: Demerara Cricket Club (DCC), Everest Cricket Club (ECC), Gandhi Youth Organisation (GYO), Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC), Guyana Defence Force (GDF), Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC), Malteenoes Sports Club, Police Sports Club and Transport & Harbours Department Sports Club (TSC).

Second division clubs under the GCA include: Ace Warriors, Diplomats Sports Club, Muslim Youth Organisation (MYO), Third Class, University of Guyana (UG), Vikings and YMCA.

Past presidents of the GCA include: Paul Chan-a-Sue and Alfred Mentore.

 


2012 Activities

The Georgetown Cricket Association planned nine competitions for 2012 but, due to the inclement weather, only six were played. They were:

  • Brain Street Under-15 limited-overs competition, won by DCC who defeated Transport Sports Club in the final.
  • David Persaud Investment Under-19 50-overs competition, won by DCC-B, with the runner-up being DCC-A.
  • New Building Society 2nd division 40-overs competition, won by GCC, with the runner-up being DCC.
  • Queensway Open Cup 50-overs knockout competition, won by GCC, with DCC being the runners-up again.
  • 2011 1st Division (Carib Beer) and (Friends of Cricket) Heroes Cup was completed in 2012. Malteenoes was the winner with DCC in second place.
  • 2011 2nd Division Noble House Seafoods competition was also completed in 2012. GNIC was the winner, with UG in second place.

Meanwhile, the First Division HADI’s World Incorporated City Mall and the 2nd division Noble House Sea Foods 2-day competitions will be completed in 2013. Below are the point standings in the first (Hadi’s) and second (Noble House Sea Foods) division tournaments.

Chairman of the GCA competitions committee Shawn Massiah said that the 2012 50-overs Under-13 competition, as well as the first and second division Twenty20 competitions will commence in 2013.

First Division (Hadi's World) 2-day competition
CLUB MATCHES POINTS
GCC 3 34
GYO 2 33
EVEREST 2 31
GNIC 2 17
POLICE 1 16
TRANSPORT 2 12
GDF 1 11
MALTEENOES 1 8
DCC 1 0
Second Division (Noble House Sea Foods) 2-day competition
CLUB MATCHES POINTS
ZONE A
GNIC 6 130
TRANSPORT 5 102
THIRD CLASS 5 82
EVEREST 4 72
POLICE 3 71
ACE WARRIORS 3 24
VIKINGS 3 16
ZONE B
MYO 5 97
GDF 4 85
DCC 5 72
UG 4 67
GCC 3 58
GYO 3 51
MSC 4 42

 


2011 Activities

The Annual General Meeting was held on 28 February and a new executive body was elected. See new executive here. Matters discussed included:

  • The non-playing of the female, Under-15 and Under-19 competitions;
  • The University of Guyana application for full membership of the GCA;
  • A request from Ace Warriors Cricket Club for assistance to build its own venue;
  • A request from parents that Under-15 competitions not be played during the school year;
  • The return of GYO to the first division.
2011 Officials
President: Roger Harper
Vice-president: Neil Barry
Vice-president: Azad Abrahim
Secretary: Debra McNicholls
Assistant Secretary: Captain Ron Daniels (GDF)
Treasurer: Harry Parmesar
Assistant Treasurer: Dennis Wilson
Public Relations Officer: Colin Alfred
Competitions Committee Chairman: Shawn Massiah
Marketing Manager: Eric Whaul
Auditor: PKF Barcellos, Narine & Co

2007 Activities


The GCA held a 40-ovrs Under-19 competition. Participating teams included: Ace Warriors, DCC, Everest, GCC, GNIC, GYO, Malteenoes, Police, Queen's College, Richard Ishmael Secondary School, St Stanislaus, Third Class and Transport.