Sports

The major sports in Guyana are cricket (Guyana is part of the West Indies as defined for international cricket purposes), softball cricket (beach cricket) and football. The minor sports in Guyana are netball, athletics, rounders, lawn tennis, basketball, table tennis, boxing, squash, motor racing (GMRSC), rugby, and a few others. Guyana hosted international cricket matches as part of the 2007 Cricket World Cup. A brand new 15,000 seat-stadium, Providence Stadium, also referred to as Guyana National Stadium, was built in time for the World Cup, and was ready for the beginning of play on 28 March. History was made on that date at the first international game of CWC 2007 held at the stadium when Lasith Malinga of the Sri Lanka team performed a helmet trick, or double hat-trick (four wickets in four consecutive deliveries).

Useful websites:

Everest Cricket Club – http://eccgy.com/

Guyana Football Federation – https://www.gffonline.com/