ALL Too often sportsmen are dubbed ungrateful, unpatriotic and anti-national at some point of their careers when they display a preference for representing: another country, refusing to represent Guyana in the international sports arena or disregarding government policies as they relate to sports boycotts or contacts with South Africa.
FORMER West Indies off-spinner and current coach of the regional team, Roger Harper, said that each territory should have its own cricket academy. And in doing so, they will be able to produce more cricketers for the West Indies team.
In Stabroek Sport of January 29, 2010, under the caption ‘Harper elected president of GCA’ there was a gross inaccuracy in relation to the Georgetown Cricket Association elections held on Wednesday, January 27, 2010.
Former West Indies and Guyana off-spinner Roger Harper was elected the new president of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) on Wednesday evening at the GCA’s annual general meeting at the Georgetown Cricket Club main pavilion.