Sen Gopaul

Sen Gopaul was a right-arm leg-spinner and useful lower order batsman who made his debut for the Guyana Under-19 team in the 1975 Benson & Hedges Regional Youth competition, in Trinidad & Tobago. He also played in the final against Barbados, in Barbados.

Tyrone Etwaroo

Tyrone Etwaroo came from a cricketing family, with older brothers Romain and Reginald having played first class cricket and uncle Rohan Kanhai having made his mark internationally for the West Indies.

He made his debut for Guyana in the 1977 regional Benson and Hedges Youth Tournament, in Guyana. He represented Guyana again in the 1978 regional Benson and Hedges Youth Tournament, in Barbados, in which he scored his lone half century in youth cricket.

Johnny Teekasingh

Johnny Teekasingh, known as "Uncle Jannie" in his later years, was a crafty leg-spinner with good control, who spun the ball tremendously and was not afraid to give it lots of air at times. He was also a useful lower-order batsman. Very popular in Berbice first division cricket, spectators at Davson Cup matches would often demand that "Jannie" be brought on to bowl as soon as the new ball bowlers seemed unlikely to get wickets.

Shawn Pereira

Shawn Pereira, a right-arm leg-spinner from Berbice, made his debut for, and captained, the Guyana Under-15 team in Trinidad & Tobago, in 2010. He made his debut for, and also captained, the Guyana Under-19 team in Barbados in 2012, and took 6 for 40 in his very first Under-19 match.

In Berbice cricket, Shawn plays for the Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club. In 2010 Shawn was the club's Assistant Public Relations Officer. At the club's annual awards in 2011, he was named Under-15 Bowler and Cricketer for 2010.

Kennedy Venkersammy

Kennedy Venkersammy comes from a family with a rich and proud cricket tradition. His uncle Madan Gopal was a prominent opening batsman in British Guiana in the 1950s, while his cousin Sen Gopaul (Madan's son) represented Guyana in the 1970's. Ken's brother Stanley opened the batting for Berbice with Roy Fredericks in the 1960's.

His cousins include Rohan Kanhai and the Etwaroo brothers.

Dereck Kallicharran

Dereck Kallicharran made his debut for the Guyana Under-19 team in the 1976 annual (Benson & Hedges) youth competition, in Guyana. He made his first class debut for Guyana, against Barbados at the Kensington Oval in 1979, and then for Berbice against Demerara, also in 1979. In 1981 he played 2 matches for the Warwickshire 2nd XI.

Dereck's father represented the Berbice Indians in the inter-county Flood Cup competition between Indo-Guyanese, and his brother Alvin represented Berbice, Guyana and the West Indies.

Sydney Matthews

Syd Matthews was a promising schoolboy fast bowler, swinging the ball both ways, when he made his debut for the Guyana youth team in 1969, in Trinidad & Tobago. He took 4 for 47 in his very first innings and 5 for 69 in another innings two matches later.

Stephen Camacho

Steve Camacho came from a solid cricketing background (his grandfather, GC Learmond, played first-class cricket for Barbados and Trinidad) and was a decent Test opener and a pioneer in West Indies cricket administration. He was the first full-time employee of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and was at various stages secretary, chief executive and a Test selector.


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