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Amazon warriors prepare for Limacol Caribbean Premier League 20/20 tournament

shot0007Cricket: The Limacol Caribbean Premier League 20/20 tournament is just a week away from the bowling of the first ball and Guyana’s franchise team The Amazon warriors are in full practice mode at the Providence stadium.

Capitol News spoke with assistant Coach of the Guyana team, former West Indies fast bowler Curtly Ambrose and he said that he feels honoured to be working with the Amazon Warriors which is all part of giving back to West Indies cricket.

Ambrose who played 98 tests and 225 one-day matches for the West Indies said he believes that 20/20 cricket is a good initiative which can help to develop young players.

Ambrose whose playing days stretched from 1988-2000 said though he was a fast bowler, he can assist the batsmen also.

Ambrose said he rates Guyana’s chances as very good in the tournament but cautioned that they will have to work hard for every victory.

Guyana opens its campaign under Head Coach Roger Harper and Captain Ramnaresh Sarwan on July 31st at Providence coming up against Trinidad’s Red steel.

Football: In Stag beer Senior league football on the West Demerara, the action continues this Saturday and Sunday with Seawall taking on Wales at 2 in the afternoon and Beavers clash with Stewartville  at 4 pm on Saturday. On Sunday Den Amstel takes on Jetty at 2 and Uitvlugt play Bagotville at 4.

On Sunday last a double from Golden Jaguar Devon Millington and one each from fellow Jaguar Vurlon Mills, Joshua Browne and Clive Nobrega helped slingers inflict a 5-nil whipping on Young Achievers while Uitvlugt  blanked Jetty 3 nil with Jamal petty Kevin Duke and  Jamal Harvey, the scorers.

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