Indo-Guyanese Cricket History

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24-Apr-2014
The Kawall Cup, 2014

The Kawall Cup, in 2014, at the Everest Cricket Club in Guyana, for Indian-only competition between Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad.

15-Jul-1960
Everest Cricket Club, c 1960

The British Guiana East Indian Cricket Club (now Everest) pavilion, around 1960.

26-Oct-1956
Walcott & Berbice Players, 1956

Barbados and West Indies batsman Clyde Walcott with several Berbice players in Georgetown, in 1956, before Kanhai made his Test debut. Walcott played a huge role in the development of Berbice cricket. From left: Ivan Madray, Basil Butcher, Clyde Walcott, Sonny Baijnauth, Rohan Kanhai and Joe Solomon. (Source: Ranji To Rohan)

23-Apr-1954
BG and Trinidad Indians, 1954

Guyana and Trinidad players at the Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad for the Kawall Cup Tournament, on 23 April 1954. Standing left to right: E Warner (umpire), D Mangar, W Edun, TC Kalloo, D Ramsamooj, C Sampath, S Kalloo, B Kanhai, NS Asgarali, A Somane, E Murray, Dr MS Alli-Shaw and R Richi (umpire). Center: R Nauth, SM Bacchus (Guyana captain), N Sookram (Trinidad captain), RJ Singh (Guyana manager), S Niamath, N Rampate and F Rogoonath. Front: E Pertab, S Jackbir, S Wailloo, S Moonsammy, D Ram, S Narinesingh, I Madray, A Hassan, R Kanhai and G Persad.

10-Apr-1938
1938 Guyana and Trinidad Indians

Teams for the match between Guyana and Trinidad Indians, played in Trinidad on 09 and 10 April 1938. Front row: A Khan, B Saddick, BK Persaud, S Rahaman, J Singh and N Rampat. Sitting: M Hosein (Trinidad captain), J Mohammed (Treasurer), RJ Singh (Guyana captain), Dr F Mahabir (President), DA Hoo (Guyana manager), L Jaggernauth (Secretary) and VC Ramsaran (Vice-president. Third row: AR Julumsingh, MH Khan, E Supersad, SH Niamath, Joseph Latcha, WA Jones, M Mohamed, Cyril Patrick, J Naipaul and C Persaud. Back row: P Jailall, S Jackbir, S Sookram, SF Rahaman, SM Ali, B Sookram, K Ritchie, A Grant, E Sankar, F Razack and TD Cameron.

01-Oct-1937
Chatterpaul 'Doosha' Persaud, 1937

Chatterpaul 'Doosha' Persaud, on his first class debut for British Guiana in 1937, against Barbados at Bourda, when he scored 174.

01-May-1937
1937 Berbice Flood Cup Team

The 1937 Berbice Flood Cup team. Back row: R Seelall, J Naipaul, Seepaul, Harry Sookhoo and Joseph Latcha. Middle row: Johnny Teekasingh, Doodnaught, C Persaud, P Appal and J Sooknanan. Front row: P Lall, Cyril Patrick and J Appal.