Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Guyana lose Permaul, Hemraj to injury


Struggling Guyana have been hit by more injury problems as it prepares to enter the seventh and final round of the Regional Four Day cricket Tournament. Left-arm spinners Veerasammy Permaul and batsman Chanderpaul Hemraj are both injured and have been forced to pull out of the team which remains winless after five matches.

Permaul and Hemraj have contracted chicken pox and have been replaced by dropped leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo and batsman Vishal Singh.

Guyana are at the bottom of the table on 21 points having lost four of their five matches so far while holding on for a draw against the Windward Islands. They play front runners Trinidad and Tobago at Providence from tomorrow.

GUYANA: (From) Leon Johnson (Captain), Assad Fudadin, Amir Khan, Trevon Griffith, Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Zaheer Mohamed, Ronsford Beaton, Anthony Bramble, Devendra Bishoo, Shimron Hetmyer, Raun Johnson, Keon Joseph, Vishaul Singh.