With just 9 days to go before the 2018 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) gets underway ( August 8 to September 16), the Guyana Amazon Warriors have signed Australian all-rounder Chris Green for the first four matches of the tournament.
According to CPL, Green will be covering for Cameron Delport who will be unavailable until August, 17.
Green will be available for the matches against St Ktts & Nevis Patriots, St Lucia Stars, Barbados Tridents and Jamaica Tallawahs.
Green, 24, has played 27 Twenty20 matches, has scored 149 runs and taken 22 wickets. He has played for Sydney Thunder at the Big Bash in Australia and the Lahore Qalanders at the Pakistan Super League.
Johan Botha, head coach of the Guyana Amazon Warriors, said “Chris Green is an exciting T20 talent and we are very pleased to welcome him as cover for Cameron Delport. As an effective top order batsman and a canny off-spinner he will add a great deal to our squad in the first half of the season.”
The Guyana Amazon Warriors will play their first home match on August 9 against the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. After which they will come up against the St. Lucia Stars on August 11 and the Barbados Tridents on August 12.
Patrons are urged to secure their tickets for the first three local matches as they are going fast.
Tickets for the 2018 Hero CPL cost:
RED AND GREEN STANDS – G$5000
ORANGE STAND – G$3000
GRASS MOUND – G$2500
CPL fans in the Berbice can purchase their tickets at the residence of Vijai Ramdhan at Lot 19 Princess Elizabeth Road, Queenstown, New Amsterdam, Berbice.
While Essequibo patrons can get tickets at the Imam Bacchus & Son’s Limited at Affiance on the Essequibo Coast.
Georgetown patrons can uplift their tickets at the head office at Camp and Quamina Streets.
For further information on ticketing please feel free to contact the CPL Guyana office on telephone numbers 231-5344, 231-2035 or 225-5840 and on e-mail – cplguya[email protected] or Mr. Ramdhan on #622-0982/#333-5981 and Imam Bacchus & Son’s Limited on #771 4996.