Johnson, Campbelle cop GCB top cricketers award awards while RHTY&SC took the top Club award

Leon Johnson and  Shemaine Campbelle won the Male and Female Cricketers-of-the-Year respectively when the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) hosted its annual awards ceremony last evening at the Umana Yana. Other top local cricketers, administrators, curators, umpires, corporate sponsors, clubs and journalist were also recognised for their efforts in 2016.

West Indies Cricket Board Director and Vice-President of Barbados Cricket Board, Conde Andrew Riley, was the guest speaker. Minister within the Ministry of Education; Department of Culture, Youth and Sports Nicolette Henry delivered her remarks, and the GCB President, Drubahadur, gave a review of the year 2016.

GCB Annual Awards 2016



Most Improved Female Cricketer 2016 ·        Lashuna Toussaint
Most Improved Male Cricketer 2016

(Lance Gibbs trophy)

·        Gudakesh Motie
Junior Cricketer of the Year 2016

(Roy Fredericks trophy)

·        Bhaskar Yadram
Senior Regional Cricketer of the Year 2016 (Rohan Kanhai trophy) ·        Leon Johnson
Outstanding Performance for WI ·        Devendra Bishoo
Most runs in Regional U-15 2016 ·        Sachin Singh
Most wickets in Regional U-15 2016 ·        Nigel Deodatt
MVP in Regional U-15 2016 ·        Sachin Singh
Most runs in Regional U-17 2016 ·        Joshua Persaud
Most wickets in Regional U-17 2016 ·        Kevin Sinclair & Bhaskar Yadram
MVP in Regional U-17 2016 ·        Joshua Persaud
Most runs in Regional U-19 2016 ·        Bhaskar Yadram
Most wickets in Regional U-19 2016 ·        Keemo Paul
MVP in Regional U-19 50-Overs 2016 ·        Bhaskar Yadram
Corporate Awards


·        Sterling Products Limited

·        Hand-in-Hand

Special Service Awards





Umpires elevated to WI ‘B’ Panel:


·        Shannon Crawford

·        Avenash Ramzan

·        Chatterpaul (Enterprise)

·        Aotto Christiani

·        Javed Persaud & Ryan Banwarie

Premium Awards


Club of the Year 2016:


Cricketer of the Year 2016 (Male):


Cricketer of the Year 2016 (Female):



·        Rosehall Town Youth & Sports Club


·        Leon Johnson


·        Shemaine Campbelle

Victorious Teams 2016 ·        Guyana U-19 50-Overs Team

·        Guyana Jaguars 4-Day Team

Runner-Up Team 2016 ·        Guyana Under-17 Team