Joe Solomon

JOE SOLOMON ensured that his batting and bowling contributions to West Indian cricket would be marginalised when he secured the first tie in the history of Test cricket by running out Ian Meckiff in the first Test against Australia at Brisbane in 1960.

Ramnaresh Sarwan

Ronnie Sarwan has been one of the most outstanding Guyana and West Indies batsmen of all time. A classic batsman and useful leg-spinner, he has excelled as a finisher in one-day matches and a batsman with an appetite for large innings whenin good form. At the same time, however, Sarwan's career has been plagued by injuries, disputes and sometimes just pure bad luck.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul

The year 2008 was special for Chandepaul, when he was named the International Cricket Council’s Cricketer of the Year, winning the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy. He was also named Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 2008. In July 2008 President Jagdeo of Guyana appointed Chanderpaul as a member of the Order of Service of Guyana and awarded him the Golden Arrow of Achievement. This was for “his consistently outstanding performance as a cricketer, especially as a batsman, at the national, regional and international levels.”

Royston Alkins

Royston Alkins made his debut for Guyana in the 2008 TCL Group Under-19 Regional Tournament, as a middle-order batsman and spinner, with little success with the bat.

Basil Butcher

A supple, wristy, resolute batsman, Basil Butcher became a consistently reliable performer at No. 4 or 5 in the West Indies order.

Ivan Madray

Ivan Madray was a right-arm leg-spinner from Port Mourant who came into prominence at about the same as his clubmates Basil Butcher, Rohan Kanhai and Joe Solomon, as Berbice county stepped into cricket history.

Cyril Browne

Cyril Rutherford "Snuffy" Browne was a West Indian Test cricketer who was a member of the first West Indies Test cricket team, playing against England in 1928.

Bruce Pairaudeau

Bruce Hamilton Pairaudeau was a stylish, orthodox, bespectacled right-handed opening batsman who sometimes batted in the middle order. As a youth attending Queen's College, the leading high school in British Guiana, he seemed to possess prodigious talent. He held the record individual score of 216 not out made by a Queens College batsman in second division cricket, which was also a record for any division for Queen's College.


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