Rajindra Chandrika

Full name: Rajindra Chandrika
Born: 08 Aug 1989, Enterprise, East Coast, Demerara, Guyana
Batting: Right-hand batsman
Bowling: Right-arm off-break
Teams: Guyana U15 (2in: 2003-2004); Guyana U19 (2in: 2006-2007); Guyana U19 (LO: 2007); Demerara (2in: 2007-); Demerara (LO: 2008-); Guyana (FC: 2010-); Guyana (ListA: 2008-); All teams
Club: Everest Cricket Club (Georgetown), Enterprise SC (East Coast Demerara)
Lists of matches and more detailed statistics

Rajindra Chandrika represented Guyana Under-15s at the age of 14. He began by playing softball cricket from a young age and soon graduated to the full game. He went on to play for Guyana Under-19s in the 2006 TCL Group Regional Under-19 competition, in Guyana, and scored heavily for Demerara in inter-county matches. He is a fairly aggressive opening batsman who enjoys spots of exciting success but has not yet developed consistency.

The WICB sent him to the Sagicor High Performance Centre in Barbados in 2010 to help him fulfill his potential.

In 2007 he represented the West Indies Under-19 team in the regional 50-overs (List A) competition. In 2010 and 2011 he represented Sagicor in regional 50-overs (List A) competition. He also represented West Indies 'A' against Pakistan 'A' in 2 List A matches in the West Indies in November 2010, and in 2 first class matches against Bangladesh 'A" in the West Indies in November 2011.

In September 2010 Chadrika represented Sagicor in a triangular series in Toronto, Canada, against Canada and Bermuda, playing limited overs matches. In September and October 2011 he represented Sagicor in a quarangular series in Dubai, including the United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan and the senior West Indies team, playing limited overs matches. He hit a century (114) against Afghanistan.

In 2010 Chandrika was awarded the Most Improved Player trophy at the Sagicor High Perfomance Centre. He also represented Cosmos in first division cricket the South Trinidad in 2010. In 2012 he represented PowerGen Penal Sports Club (with fellow Guyanese Veerasammy Permaul) in the Trinidad & Tobago Cricket Board Premier League. He was the second highest run-scorer in the tournament with 145 runs at an average of 48.33, helping his team to a third place finish.

Batting and Fielding Averages (23 Sep 2012)
Team Format M I NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct
Guyana U19
2in 10 16 2 367 110 26.21 1 0 4
Guyana U19 LO 5 5 1 164 89 41.00 0 1 2
Demerara
2in 4 7 1 260 100 43.33 1 2 3
Demerara LO 5 5 0 221 65 44.20 0 2 1
Demerara T20C 3 2 0 26 25 13.00 0 0 0
Guyana FC 15 29 2 662 90 24.51 0 2 7
All FC 17 33 2 732 90 23.61 0 2 7
Guyana ListA 3 3 0 70 39 23.33 0 0 2
All ListA 13 13 0 246 52 18.92 0 2 7
Bowling Averages (23 Sep 2012)
Team Format Balls Mdns Runs Wkts BB Ave 5wI 10wM SR Econ
Guyana U19
2in 42 0 18 1 1/10 18.00 0 0 42.00 2.57
Demerara LO 3 0 3 0 0/3 - - - - 6.00