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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.

Zamal Khan

Zamal Khan is a middle-order batting all-rounder who made his debut for the guyana Under-19 team in the 2003 TCL Group West Indies Under-19 Limited Overs Challenge competition, in Guyana. He scored his first half century in his fifth match, and another in his sixth, in Guyana. He played for the Guyana Under-19 team again in the 2004 TCL Group Challenge competition, in Jamaica, scoring 121* against Barbados.

Ron Matthews

Ron Matthews took 2 five-wicket hauls in an innings while playing for the Guyana Under-19 team in the annual regional competition, in Guyana in 2000. This, and the fact that his father was a Guyana fast bowler and leg-spinner, pointed to a promising career for the young off-spinner.

He made his debut for his county Demerara later in 2000, then his first class debut for the Guyana senior team a few months later, in 2001. This was followed by a tour to England with the West Indies Under-19 team.

Colin Stuart

A reliable fast bowler for Guyana, Stuart was called up for Test duty as the selectors desperately tried to find match-winning fast bowlers to rebuild the West Indies team. The extra pressure of Test cricket, especially in a team striving hard to regain past glory, took its toll on Stuart's knees, ending his career prematurely for both Guyana and the West Indies.

Vishal Nagamootoo

Vishal Nagamootoo was the Guyana Under-19 wicketkeeper from 1993 to 1996, after which he became the senior Guyana wicketkeeper. The younger brother of Mahendra Nagamootoo and nephew of Rohan Kanhai, Vishal and his brother have cricket pedigree.

He led the Guyana Under-19 team to the regional title in 1996, the only time Guyana won this title in Jamaica. In August 2002 Vishal regained his place in the Guyana team which he lost after being hurt in an auto accident, displacing Azib Alli Haniff.

Mahendra Veeren Nagamootoo

Mahendra Nagamootoo is a right-arm leg-spinner and a useful lower order batsman who played 5 Test matches and 24 One Day Internationals for the West Indies between 2000 and 2002. A nephew of both former Test players Rohan Kanhai and Alvin Kallicharran, he learnt his early trade at the Berbice club level (Port Mourant) and soon graduated to the national youth team which dominated the regional tournaments in the 1990s.

Shimron Odilon Hetmyer

Shimron Hetmyer was born in Cumberland Village, East Canje. He joined Young Warriors Cricket Club when he was 11 years old and was selected for the Berbice Under-15 team 2 years later. Though he did not score many runs in the Under-15 inter-county competition, his obvious talent earned him a place on the Guyana Under-15 team, where he excelled. As a result, he was selected for a WICB special training camp in St Lucia.

Tagenarine "Brandon" Chanderpaul

The elder son of West Indies Test batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Tagenarine represented GYO, Georgetown and Demerara county before making his debut for Guyana Under-15s in 2010. In 2012 Tagenarine represented Guyana at the Under-17 in the inaugural regional championship in Tobago and in the Under-19 regional championship in Barbados.

He won the Regional Under-15 Cricketer of the Year award at the 2011 Guyana Cricket Board awards ceremony.

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