Guyana Jaguars skipper Leon Johnson has received a prestigious National Award, the Golden Arrow of Achievement from His Excellency President David Granger for his outstanding service to Guyana’s cricket and associated accomplishments thereof.
The Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) player and father of three, received the prestigious award on the occasion of the 49th Republic Anniversary of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana on February 23, 2019.
Johnson has led Guyana to four successive West Indies Professional Cricket League (PCL) Regional Four-day titles in the last four years and may very well record Guyana’s fifth in 2019.
An elegant left hander by trade, Johnson has represented Guyana in 107 first class matches since making his debut against the Leeward Islands in 2004. He also featured in 67 list ‘A’ matches and 14 20/20 fixtures.
The 31-year old also appeared in 15 international matches, nine test matches and six one day internationals.